Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday VPN deals are here. Yes, it is that time of year again when there are some bargains to be had during this year’s cyber season with Black Friday and Cyber Monday and offers on premium, reputable VPNs is no exception. Online security is becoming more and more important as hackers and nation-states carry out hacking attacks on countries, major organisations and individuals.

During the Covid pandemic, millions of people are working from home and many do not have the cybersecurity previously given while working in a corporate environment. A reputable, quality, premium VPN does not cost the earth and at this time of year, there are some eye-watering savings to be made. So, let’s cut to the chase and find out what the major VPN services are offering.

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Nimbus NoteRight now there is a lot of disappointment and frustration with Evernote, feelings that I share as I have been a long-term Evernote user since 2008 and am far from happy with the direction my once must-have service is going.  I won’t go too much into the reasons but suffice to say the latest V10 offering has taken away some functionality, including the vital backing up of all notes via a right-click. Also, the drag n drop files into a new note functionality disappeared for quite some time but that has, thankfully, been restored.

I never really thought I would have to do this, but I have decided to look around for a new service and I believe I have found it with Nimbus Note.
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Surfshark logoSurfshark has announced that it has now finished rolling out the Wireguard VPN protocol across all operating systems. As reported here on VPN Briefing, Wireguard is a super-slim VPN protocol that has taken the online security world by storm.

Whereas OpenVPN has around 40,000 lines of code; WireGuard has less than 4000. But Wireguard had an initial security issue in that it uses a static IP address, not dynamic IP addresses which are inherently more secure. Surfshark has now created a secure Wireguard implementation.
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Newton Email

Newton email has released its first major update since the service was acquired by Justin Mitchell and Maitrik Kataria from the previous owner after a troubled Flightline.  In an email to users, Maitrik says: ” We are super happy to announce the update for Newton mail across all platforms.  This release is a huge milestone for us. Our work for the past quarter has helped us create a solid base for the future ahead. After building up the team from scratch, including our wonderful support team, we have slowly progressed towards gaining an understanding of millions of lines of Newton code and the complexities involved.”

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Every now and again a new VPN technology bursts onto the scene that promises to change the way that existing technologies work. New kid on the block WireGuard is just such a technology and it is slowly finding its way into mainstream VPN services, slowly but surely. NordVPN has incorporated it as NordLynx and others including Surfshark and IVPN. So, just what is WireGuard.

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