Why We (No Longer) Recommend ExpressVPN

While we used to recommend ExpressVPN to our customers, recent events have caused us to reevaluate.

In September 2021 the company announced they had been sold to Kape Technologies. Kape, under the previous name, Crossrider, was found to be distributing malware/adware (more on this here).

We are moving to a different service and will make the same recommendation to our customers. 

Updated: November 16, 2021

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a security tool that encrypts all of your personal information as it travels over the internet, keeping you safe from prying eyes.

If you used a VPN to connect to your home network, for example, anyone attempting to spy on you would only be able to see a bunch of letters, numbers and special characters that are difficult to interpret. They wouldn’t see your actual passwords, bank account numbers, customer information, or any other important information that you keep on your devices, send through email or enter in websites. This is why so many companies require their remote employees to connect to corporate networks through VPN.

Benefits of Using a VPN:

  • Encryption ensures all of your important information is secured against eavesdropping from hackers and others who want to steal your personal data.
  • If you travel to foreign locations where certain websites or applications are blocked, using a VPN will allow you to access those resources so you can continue to work.
  • You can work from your favorite coffee shop, staying at a 5-star hotel, on an airplane, or anywhere else you want to work, and you don’t have to worry about getting hacked.

If you want to remain anonymous and stay safe while you work online, using a VPN is a must. 

Why ExpressVPN is the Best VPN

It’s no secret that ExpressVPN is one of the most popular VPN providers on the market. The company has positioned itself as a leader in customer satisfaction and service quality, and is committed to protecting your privacy and keeping you safe online. Here are five more reasons why we love Express VPN:.

  1. Smart DNS allows you to access blocked content and stream videos in HD without buffering or interruptions.
  2. AES 256-bit encryption gives you stronger security and anonymity online.
  3. With over 500 servers in 94 countries, you can work securely from nearly anywhere in the world.
  4. There are no bandwidth limits, and it allows unlimited data transfers. If you’re a heavy internet user, you won’t have to worry about interruptions or sluggishness.
  5. If your connection drops, the kill switch feature prevents your information from leaking by automatically stopping the transfer of data, containing your data securely, and resumes when you’re connected again. This is a feature that’s not offered by many VPN providers.

These features make it clear why ExpressVPN is a cut above the competition. We use Express VPN to work securely when we travel and for our remote employees to connect securely to our network. The quality service, top-notch security, and peace of mind are well worth the investment.

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