Top 12 Best VPN Services for October 2018 (Updated)
VPNs offer true rescue in case you seek to have internet settings, hiding your true location online or looking forward to beef up existing privacy measures. Technically, VPNs connect two computers securely and privately over the internet.
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Top 12 Best VPN Services (Updated List)
VPNs act in a straightforward manner. As user opens up a web browser and enters a URL on the device, a request is sent to the VPN server. On receipt of the request, VPN mediates and forwards the request to web page further from the site and send it back to the user.
This way, website can see only the VPN server and not the client device requesting it. This is how you can conceal your internet activity from your IP address. You may have both free and paid VPNs available in the market, and it’s up to you which one to choose. (12 Best VPN Service Providers 2018)
Despite those many benefits, tech experts warn against the free VPN addiction. Not all but most of them have been found selling your discrete data to third parties. In the list below we have sorted 12 most popular VPN Services you can choose from. They are inexpensive and safe too. Here we go:
ProtoVPN is one of the most popular private and secure VPN services meant for running on Windows, MacOS, Linux, Android and iOS devices. The product comes packed with secure core architecture and DNS leak prevention. Other features of the product include strong traffic encryption (AES-256) with 2048-bit RSA for key exchange and HMAC with SHA256 for message authentication.
ProtoVPN uses OpenVPN standard in order to ensure security and transparency. Based in Switzerland, ProtoVPN offers free plan that’s limited to one device. The plan can be upgraded to premium plans starting from €4 (£3.54) a month for two or more devices.
2. VPN Proxy Master:
If the makers are true, VPN Proxy Master is the world’s fastest free VPN service. The reviews however don’t substantiate the claim. The app has scored 4.5 star rating on the Apple App Store from over 4,700 reviewers, and 3.7 stars on Chrome Web Store. The VPN Proxy Master is used by over 80 million users worldwide. The VPN allows users to connect different servers all over the world with unlimited usage and fast streaming. (The Best VPN Services )
3. Betternet VPN:
Betternet is the next VPN in our list of top 10 secure VPNs. The service is available in both free and paid versions with cutting-edge features like unrestricted content access, access to your favorite films and channels anywhere in the world. Rated with 4.3 start rating on Apple’s App Store, the service can be accessed via any browser you’re using. In addition to the premium services available at Betternet, the company offers free sponsored apps and videos.
4. Avira Phantom VPN:
With Avira Phantom VPN, users can browse the web securely and anonymously. Available in free as well as paid versions, the VPN is available on Windows, Android, Mac, iOS and Chrome. It’s free service bundles 500MB data a month backed by noteworthy features including encrypted traffic, access to geo-restricted sites and DNS leak prevention.
5. Savage VPN:
Savage VPN is specially made for Android devices and works seamlessly across Wi-Fi, 4G, 3G and all mobile carriers. The VPN is free and offers unlimited access. The only disappointment is that the free version of the service comes with adverts. The noteworthy features of the service include a ‘one click’ connect solution that company claims doesn’t collect any logs on your browsing activity, with low power usage. The app secures 4.5 star rating on Google Play.
6. SurfEasy VPN:
Next in the list of top 10 Private VPNs, SurfEasy is the next. The service is the best suited for Mac, Windows computers and Android, Amazon and Apple mobile devices. The amazing features comes packed with the service include unlimited bandwidth, and unbeatable security measures. The company claims that the VPN doesn’t make logs to store your online, browsing or downloading activity.
It’s ‘Starter’ plan comes with ability to offer encryption for five devices in one go with 500MB of free data. Being one of the most popular free VPNs, the SurfEasy makes browsing safe and simple. Once you consume your free plan, you can switch to its affordable paid subscriptions. (Best VPN Services of 2018)
7. TunnelBear VPN:
TunnelBear is an advert free VPN service that offers user-friendly interface and good customer service. With its free plans, the company bundles 500MB of data per month. They have their servers located in the US, UK, Canada, Germany, France and Japan.
Once free data plan is exhausted, you may go with its paid subscription plans available. The downside of the service, as some users complain, is frequent connection drops. If you’re looking to have a free VPN with starter plans TunnelBear is all yours.
8. Windscribe VPN:
The Windscribe VPN is available in both free and paid versions. With its free version, users gain access to over 10 countries and 10GB of data per month. With the paid service, the networks spans across 50 countries.
‘Windscribe’ comes packed with three connection modes including UDP, TCP and Stealth. The service offers high privacy as the company claims it erases everything within three minutes of the session ending. It doesn’t keep logs as well. The Windscribe app can be downloaded on Windows, Mac, Linux, Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Android, iOS and Blackberry. The app now offers support for Nvidia Shield and Amazon Fire TV as well.
9. Hide.Me VPN:
Hide.Me VPN is popular and acclaimed for its advanced security features which let users browse under a protected environment. The app allows users to surf the internet with the location and IP hidden.
With the free service, users are allowed to consume 2GB data and connection is limited to three countries Canada, Singapore and the Netherlands only. The app is available for download on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS and Windows Phone.
10. Speedify VPN:
Like other VPN apps of its community, Speedify doesn’t make logs of the browsing and search history and keep the internet connection as fast as possible. To provide users with improve reliability, the app combines all available internet connections together and uses the latest encryption standards available. (Best Cheap VPN Services)
The app offers excellent internet connectivity across all devices. It’s supported on Windows, Mac, Android and iOS platforms and provides access to over 30 VPN servers as well.
11. CyberGhost VPN:
With CyberGhost’s free subscription, users can connect to servers in 14 countries with added features like impressive security measures, software updates and customer support. The VPN doesn’t slow down your browser and allows you to connect to US servers on its free version. To access the free VPN service, users need to download the software.
12: Opera Browser VPN:
With built-in VPN capabilities, Opera browser is the first browser available on Windows or OS X. You can activate the capability by going to settings and enable the feature. With opera browser, access to the locations is limited to the US, Canada and Germany only.
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