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The demands of getting a highly secured internet browsing experience are increasing overtime that’s why the need for a VPN service (Virtual Private Network) is becoming necessary.
The purpose of securing a Virtual Private Network generally advocates privacy and as proven extension of a private network from an unsafe network such as the internet which ensure encryption of data between two points through a secured tunnel.
VPN also separates traffic of different user communities over a network with strong security features such as those sites that block access from certain geo-locations.
VPNs, therefore, allows you to surf the web invisibly and securely without a trace and without being tracked. It normally works with any of the programs installed on your PC such as chat clients, email and browsers for maximum protection.
With VPN service, you can access geo-restricted sites such as Hulu, Pandora, BBC iPlayer etc. using servers from US and UK even while traveling, hide yourself from internet monitoring or web filtering applications, protects your computer and network from hackers, streaming videos and downloading, unblock the web from anywhere and bypass internet censorship.
Although there are many advantages of using VPN, you must be aware that VPNs may break terms of service because of access to restricted sites and can slow down direct access to network so responsible use is recommended.
ibVPN is one provider that approached this blog to promote their service and provide the readers of this site the wonderful opportunity of securing an account with them for FREE.
Ten (10) lucky readers will get the chance to experience ibVPN for three (3) months without having to pay $7.95 per month on a premium ibVPN account.
Here’s how to join:
1. Comment on this post.
2. Tweet this post. Make sure that you’re following @SoftwareCritics on Twitter. (1 entry)
3. Share this post on Facebook and become a Software Critics fan. (1 entry)
4. Subscribe to our weekly Newsletter. (1 entry)
5. Blog about this contest or post this on a forum. (3 entries)
Existing Twitter followers, Facebook fans and Newsletter subscribers are eligible to join simply by leaving a comment. (1 entry)
Bonus: The First blogger to promote this giveaway on their site automatically gets a free account also good for three (3) months.
Configuring ibVPN is easy. Follow these steps listed here to know how.
ibVPN is compatible with:
Windows XP and Windows Vista
Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/Windows 7
Mac OS X 10.2 and higher
Linux, iPhone, WM Smartphones
Any PPTP compatible device/software
Contest ends on the 28th and winners will be announced on March 1st 2010.
Experience secure and private browsing with ibVPN today!
The above giveaway has officially ended last 28th. Here are the names of the winners – James Moralde, Ching ya, Serene Talimar, Danniel Little, Francis Flor, Chalale Teboho, Rafael Capucci, Amir Aizudin, mohsen, and Ed. Congratulations to all the winners and thank you very much to everyone who participated.
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