The Three Legs of Protection: Antivirus Software, Firewalls, and VPNs

We’ve all heard about antivirus software and firewalls. But we probably don’t know as much about the third leg of computer protection: a VPN, or virtual private network. In his latest article, company CEO Kent Lawson says we do this at our peril, because the damage we can suffer from not using a VPN may far outweigh the risks of the other two combined. After the large-scale hack attacks over the past few months at companies like Sony and Citibank, VPNs are now earning their spot as the third security leg that is vital to every-day computer security.

Will 5G Make WiFi Obsolete?

You’ve probably read about the new 5G standard for mobile phones, which will bring enhanced broadband connectivity and increased speeds. What is 5G? 5G (fifth generation) is the latest generation of cellular mobile communications and promises high data rate, reduced latency, energy saving, cost reduction, higher system capacity, and massive device connectivity. Exactly how fast… Read More

Private Communications Corp. Partners with FreedomPop’s UNREAL MOBILE, the first MVNO to automatically include VPN, Data Compression and Ad Blocking Services

Private Communications Corp. is pleased to announce that we are the technology provider for just launched MVNO, UNREAL MOBILE’s VPN, compression and ad blocking services. UNREAL MOBILE has been touted as the lowest priced unlimited plan with the most innovative features. UNREAL MOBILE users can choose from several different plans, the lowest starting at only… Read More

Private Communications Corporation and Trinity Mobile Networks Announce Partnership To Provide Seamless WiFi and Cellular Connectivity to Wireless Operators and Consumers

We are excited to announce that we are partnering with Trinity Mobile Networks to provide seamless WiFi and cellular connectivity to wireless operators and consumers. This collaboration leverages our global networking infrastructure and Trinity’s unique Software Defined Wireless Network to enable enterprises, fleet owners and MVNOs to access the benefits of virtualizing wireless networks for the first time…. Read More

The future of privacy and VPNs are intertwined

VPNs weren’t originally designed strictly as a privacy tool. Rather, they were created so that remote workers could have access to their company’s network. Over time, they evolved into a great way to protect your data on insecure WiFi networks. In a recent article on ITProPortal, James Longworth, a security expert at Insight UK, argues… Read More

Is your hotel decrypting your encrypted data?

Being the CEO of Private WiFi means I’m on the road a lot, which also means that I’m constantly staying in hotels as I travel. As you might guess, I’m always logging onto the Internet when I stay at these hotels using the hotel WiFi network. Before I get into the reason why I’m writing… Read More

KRACK bug targets secure WiFi networks

This past month, researchers have found that a there’s a major flaw in WiFi’s WPA2 security that makes it possible for hackers to eavesdrop on your data when you’re connected to WiFi networks. Called KRACK (short for Key Reinstallation Attack), this flaw is in almost all protected WiFi networks (like the one you probably have… Read More

Three ways a VPN helps you (that you probably didn’t know about)

If you are a customer (or potential customer) of Private WiFi, you probably know that a VPN protects everything you do online by encrypting your information so that hackers and anyone else on the same network can’t snoop on you. After all, data moving across WiFi networks are just like radio waves and anyone with… Read More

Millennials Need to Care More about Internet Security

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, and so we thought it would be a good time to look at how the most plugged-in sector of our population, millennials, are taking steps to ensure their online security. The National Cyber Security Alliance just released a survey which provides both good and bad news about young… Read More