What Is a VPN?

A VPN, such as CyberGhost, encrypts your online connection and thus greatly increases both your digital privacy as well as your security.

A VPN, which stands for Virtual Private Network, is a technology that creates a secure network connection over a public network such as the Internet. Or, to put it differently, a VPN enables you to send encrypted data over previously unencrypted networks.

Why Use CyberGhost VPN?

CyberGhost VPN is the all-in-one online privacy app, with a predefined and dedicated profile for any online need you, as a digital citizen, may have: public WiFi protection, social media unblock, access to geo-restricted streaming content, anonymous torrenting, hackproof digital payments and so much more.

In a nutshell, here is what CyberGhost VPN, the global advocate for digital freedom, can do for you:

  1. Protect & secure your WiFi connection

    When you use a public WiFi connection (say at a café or at the airport), your entire browsing activity while connected to that hotspot could be monitored and spied on.

    And that’s not even the worst thing that can happen. When connected to public, unsecured WiFis, all your data - including your most sensitive details, such as your credit card info – can be easily stolen by hackers.

    With a 256-bit military-grade encryption, CyberGhost VPN protects and secures your browsing session and keeps your data safe from snoopers and hackers.

  2. Browse the web anonymously

    What you do online should be nobody's business but your own. Not the NSA's, not the Government's, not Google's or Facebook's, or any other corporation's/person's, whether they're tracking you because they want to show you targeted ads or because online snooping is in their job description.

    With CyberGhost VPN, what you search or pay for online is anonymous and protected from spying eyes.

  1. Unblock websites such as Hulu, Facebook and many more

    Some schools block Youtube. Some countries block social media networks such as Facebook or Twitter. And some other countries block streaming websites such as Hulu or Spotify based on your IP and location.

    Because we believe in and fight for an Internet without borders and we ardently support freedom of speech, CyberGhost VPN unblocks Facebook, Hulu, Spotify, YouTube and so on for you by enabling you to bypass online censorship and geo-restrictions.

  2. Hide/change your IP

    In order to keep you anonymous online, CyberGhost VPN not only changes your IP by replacing it with one from its own servers, but it enables you to share that IP with tens of other people.

    So when you use CyberGhost VPN, you may have the same IP as 39 other people all around the world. Why? Well just think of trying to "pinpoint" your friend at a Halloween party where s/he is wearing the same Sherlock Holmes costume as 39 other people and you'll understand it's a simple, yet very efficient extra-anonymity shield for you.

    For the full list of all the CyberGhost VPN advantages, click here.