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Top VPN apps

 Science & IT Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 02:24 PM, 28 March 2021  

Many people use VPN software for personal security; Photo: Collected

Many people use VPN software for personal security; Photo: Collected

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. Many people are using VPN software to protect their privacy online as well. This also allows you to browse any website in the world using a virtual location. 

Online security is gaining importance after the launch of ‘Office from Home’ in COVID-period, as a result, the use of VPN has increased many times.   

Despite the proliferation of VPNs in the technology world, some companies have become the best and most reliable brands in providing services.

But keep in mind — most VPN users leak DNS information. Using this information, Internet service providers can monitor any online activity. For this, even using VPN, users are not safe online.

The technology site CNET has released a list of some of the world’s best VPN services:

ExpressVPN

Activities: More than 94 countries
Number of servers: 3000 servers in 160 places
Number of IP addresses: 30,000
Purchase plan: Three months free, one year plan

ProtonVPN

Number of IP addresses: More than 40,000
Number of servers: More than 1300 servers in 60 places
Purchase plan: 1-year plan discount, $5.20 per month

NordVPN

Number of servers: More than 5200 servers in 62 places
Number of IP addresses: 5000
Activities: 62 countries
Purchase plan: Two-year plan discount, $3.71 per month 

In compiling the list of VPN services - CNET  research and testing evaluate security verification, number of servers, remote access facilities, type of IP, client software, customer service and ratings.

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