Inside the Mind of a Hacker

Many people think hackers are merely people who find a way to break into some company’s servers and steal their data. There are also hackers who simply want to get into your bank account and drain all the money you have. Or perhaps they find out your credit card information and go on a shopping spree. Often, though, hackers are after way more than just your money. Read more

Why You Need To Be Using VPN

We recently found an article by Erica Sadun of TUAW. We couldn’t help but love the way she so smoothly describes VPN and how it can benefit your web surfing and sharing experience. It’s always interesting to see how other industry professionals see VPN and it’s benefits. Read more

12 Simple Tips for Online Safety

Internet Safety Tips

Here are 12 simple, quick tips for protecting yourself online. Many of these tips are very obvious, however, they are often the ones we forget about the most. Never underestimate the intelligence and perseverance of websites and hackers looking to steal your important information and documents. Often the smallest errors or negligence mistakes are the ones that harm your safety the most.

Follow these tips to ensure your identity stays yours and your private documents do not end up in the wrong hands.

Tips for searching and surfing safety:

  • Do business with only known and recommended companies. Do not trust unknown websites and pages.
  • Do not type in passwords or log in information on unknown websites.
  • Do not complete forms from unknown websites.
  • Completely close out windows with any bank information or important documents.
  • Do not leave up open pages in public.
  • Do not leave your computer unattended, even with a familiar face.
  • Do not change any passwords if a website encourages.

 Tips for email safety:

  • Do not open mail from unknown senders.
  • Do not respond to unknown pop-ups from any emails.
  • If you do not have a VPN, do not email sensitive and private information via email.
  • Delete any unknown mail from unknown senders.
  • Empty your spam folder frequently.

Your Turn

What simple tips and advice do you have? How do you stay safe online? Comments and conversation welcome!

5 Tips for Safe Online Shopping this Holiday Season

We aim to bring you the newest and most up-to-date information regarding online safety and protecting your personal information, so we wanted to share with you some tips Fox Business sent out last week regarding safe online shopping holiday season. Read more

Protect Yourself from Online Identity Theft

Public wifi identy theft

With Cyber Monday bringing in record sales for online companies, it was shocking to see just how many of those customers were using public wifi (a wireless connection without the protection of a password). Unbound Commerce reported that total revenue generated by retailers utilizing Unbound’s integrated mcommerce platform surged 410% on Cyber Monday. Suggesting that those numbers were purchases from smart phones, most people are blissfully unaware of the amount of hacking that is done through public wifi. We now live in a world where it is all too easy for hackers to track cookies of any given user to see email correspondence, Facebook passwords, and yes, bill pay logins, ultimately resulting to identity theft. Read more

Introducing the Ghost Path Affiliate Program

If you’re looking to earn a little extra cash then you should consider becoming a Ghost Path affiliate. Our affiliate progam pays you for every sale that you send to us. If you have friends that you want to refer to Ghost Path then you should definitely become an affiliate and get rewarded for those sales.

Our initial affiliate commission is going to be 50% of the purchase value. So, if a customer picks the $15/month option you’ll earn a cool $7.50.

Who is the affiliate program for?

If you have a website that you can use to generate traffic or if you frequently send offers to your friends then our program is perfect for you. VPN review sites are always welcome to join the program. If you’re active on Twitter or Facebook then you could generate sales through postings there. There are lots of ways to generate traffic and sales.

How do I get started?

Getting started is simple. You can visit our affiliate site to signup today. There’s no cost to signup and it only takes a minute. You’ll get your own unique referral url that you can send to your friends or use on your website.

GhostPath is Live!

The team at Ghost Path is proud to announce that we are now live! We’ve been working in relative secrecy for months and can’t wait for you to see what we’ve been up to.

The mission at Ghost Path is simple, we want you to be safer online. It’s getting increasingly dangerous online: governments across the world monitor the data you transmit online, corporate interests want to track you, ISP’s are being forced to police you. Ghost Path covers your tracks and makes it impossible for outsiders to intercept your data.

The are many reasons why you should be using a VPN at all times, but we think you should use Ghost Path simply for peace of mind.

To signup for a Ghost Path account you can review our pricing and see what makes the most sense for you. We offer a 7 day money-back guarantee, so there’s no risk for trying out the service.

We’ll have lots of things to talk about with you as get ramped up, so stay tuned to our blog for all Ghost Path news as well as important happenings in the VPN industry.