Ten years ago, the only people who really care about virtual private networks (VPNs) were businessmen far from the home office who needed to access internal corporate servers. Now it’s a different story. From shoppers to gamers to jetsetters, pretty much everyone could benefit from using a VPN.
Don’t actually know what a VPN is? Here’s an explanation in a nutshell: A VPN is an internet service that encrypts and routes your traffic through another server, meaning the sites you visit don’t know you’re the one visiting them and your internet service provider can’t tell what sites you’re visiting either.