BlackBerryOS.com - How To Set Up A Personal VPN On The BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone
  • How To Set Up A Personal VPN On The BlackBerry Z10 Smartphone



    In order to protect privacy and safeguard data, large corporations outfit their employees with company-backed VPN's. A VPN (Virtual Private Network) creates a secure tunnel between you and a safe server that encrypts and protects you and your information.

    Everyone needs this type of protection for using wireless hotspots, shared networks or any other internet access that is not completely controlled by the user. While large companies with paid IT staffing can easily create these services for their employees, a Personal VPN is a VPN service created for the average person.

    When you connect through a secure VPN, your IP address becomes the one of the trusted server you are connected to. Therefore, as you surf the internet, the owners of the websites you visit do not know who you are and cannot collect information on you based on your IP address. Web sites can no longer use your surfing habits to create targeted marketing databases, containing your information, and sell them to anyone willing to pay.

    In addition, many places restrict access to where you can surf. When you connect through a personal VPN, you are able to unblock sites because all the requests are made from the remote server, outside the control of the local network owner. Many people living in foreign countries where their internet is limited use a personal VPN to unblock IP phone services and web sites - thereby getting around those limitations.

    A lot of people outside of the USA cannot access certain video and other web sites that are only available from American IP addresses. This is also true in other countries where people lining outside their home country can no longer access sites restricted to their country. A Personal VPN with servers in that country will easily resolve this issue.

    BBOS member, Kyle Ryan (@KyleRyan_), has posted an easy to follow tutorial on how to setup a Personal VPN on the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone.




    comments powered by Disqus
  • Sponsored Ad

  • Recent Comments

  • Most Commented

    The most commented articles on BlackBerryOS over the past 24 hours.
  • Recent Forum Posts

    suni40

    Mohsin

    pecifically, app store optimization includes the process of ranking highly in an app store's

    suni40 09-20-2014, 12:11 AM Go to last post
    lnwpen88

    AOL IM Sound

    I cant find it royal1688 anywhere. Anyone know where this can be gclub found?

    lnwpen88 09-18-2014, 11:45 PM Go to last post
    BXavier52

    Batterie pour Z10

    Bonjour, la batterie MPJ de 5000mAh fonctionne-t-elle correctement ? vous avez un Z10-LTE compatible 4G ou la version Z10 compatible 3G ? Sur leur site,

    BXavier52 09-18-2014, 11:57 AM Go to last post
    Smiley88

    Toysoft Productivity Tools Fire Sale

    BlackBerry World is running a promotion for Indosat, EMEA and LATAM countries and I'm opening it up to the rest of the world. The promotion will start

    Smiley88 09-18-2014, 08:25 AM Go to last post
    serversurfer

    Wallpaper for Passport available?

    You will find the links to my host (complete sets, regulary extended) in german blogs (my native soil):

    Starter Kit Passport Wallpaper

    serversurfer 09-18-2014, 02:53 AM Go to last post
  • Sponsored Ad