VPN is a virtual private network which gives you privacy and anonymity online on a public network or public internet connection like wifi hotspot and internet by creating a private network. Mostly virtual privet network(VPN) is used by the corporate office to secure the data from hackers.
How VPN works?
Basically, VPN will cover your local network location and shows the location of another place somewhere far from you. As VPN servers are located in thousands of cities in hundreds of countries, you can choose the location yourself so no one can track your actual location. This will not just give you anonymity but also the freedom to unlock various applications and services locked for your current location.
Why do I need VPNs?
VPNs mask your location
It shows the VPN server location that maybe any part of the world and hides your original location.
Change your IP address
VPN helps to protect the IP address by changing your original IP address.
Allow access blocked website
In some countries, the government will block sites for many reasons but VPN will give access to those blocked websites by masking the original IP address.
Encrypt data transfer
Protects your online data transfer as most VPNs have an end to end encryption.
Unlock Netflix Contents
Suppose you are living in Europe or Asia but fancy shows currently streaming in Netflix US. When you try to stream the movie or show on Netflix, it says it is not available in your reason. VPN helps you to unlock the content regardless of your current location.