How To Set Up a VPN (and Why You Should) #infographic
Infographic: How To Set Up a VPN (and Why You Should)No matter how secure you believe your internet connection is, hackers are becoming more and more sophisticated in the ways they access people's personal information. Only through encryption, hiding your traffic and obfuscating your IP address can you stop those trying to sneak on to your network. That's why many users are using VPNs to protect their privacy.
A world map of the Carna Botnet's measurements of some 460 million IP addresses that responded to ping requests in June and October 2012. IP addresses shouldn't be confused with individual computers online -- they can harbour a number of devices. The colors indicate worldwide Internet usage, from blue (less) to red (more).
Do you want to find out someone's IP address? Or your own? Or do you want to find out what country an email is from? You can do it by tracing an IP address. It is not very hard to do. Open a command console. On a Mac, it's called Terminal...
Computer networking model and set of communications protocols used on the Internet. It is commonly known as TCP/IP, as its most important protocols, the TCP and the IP, were the first networking protocols defined in this standard. TCP/IP - end-to-end connectivity specifying how data should be packetized, addressed, transmitted, routed and received. This functionality is organized into four abstraction layers, used to sort all related protocols according to the scope of networking involved.