If you regularly connect to the internet through open Wi-Fi hotspots, or if you want an extra layer of security to your browsing, then you need a virtual proxy network (VPN). SaferVPN provides you with a service that ensures no one is spying on your browsing habits or collecting personal data while you are online.
In addition to its safety features, SaferVPN lets you to connect from a number of countries – perfect for ex-pats trying to access home services from overseas.
Services for your needs
To start your trail with SaferVPN just click on download to go to their site, register with your email address, download the app, and install. Once it is running, all of your connectivity passes through the program providing a secure tunnel to the internet.
Hopefully after 24 hours you will know if SaferVPN is for you and you can choose from one of the three monthly price plans. The base service allows you to use one device or machine at a time to login and connect, another allows for three simultaneous connections, and the final one is designed for small businesses with up to ten machines able to securely connect.
The service offered by SaferVPN allows you to connect on almost any device – Windows, Mac, iOS, Android - simply by downloading the app and logging into your account.
Get online with everything
As well as offering a way to protect your privacy, SaferVPN also lets to select where in the world you would like connect from. With this you can seem to be browsing from one of the numerous countries offered on SaferVPN’s lengthy list – though, do note, some video sites do detect if a VPN is being used and won’t let you continue while it is active.
The advantage of SaferVPN over some similar services, such as Hola, is that it is a discreet program and not a browser extension. This means that not only does it work for your browser but also other apps, like iTunes, that use the internet.
Our test machine did seem to take a fraction longer to load sites while using SaferVPN, though nothing that impacted our browsing.
Secure and simple
SaferVPN offers a great range of services for every user. It’s easy to set up for users of every skill level, and works well. It is true that occasionally site response times were a fraction slower, but nothing dramatic enough to put us off.