Everything you need to know about encryption your torrent downloads to prevent throttling or monitoring by your ISP.
It’s no secret we at VPNUniversity love ASUS routers. I personally own 3 (the AC68U, AC88U and the N66U) and will likely be adding to that collection soon. This article will show you the best ASUS routers for VPN, cloud storage and more. Not only do ASUS’s higher end routers feature impressive hardware, but they […]
How to anonymize torrent traffic using Tor (Orbot) on your Android device
Detailed instructions on how to use IPVanish VPN (or SOCKS5 proxy) for secure, anonymous torrents.
Private Internet Access (PIA) is an incredibly popular privacy tool for torrents and p2p downloaders. This guide will examine the strengths and weaknesses of choosing PIA for torrents. We’ll also give you step-by-step instructions on how to configure PIA and your torrent client for optimal privacy, and to minimize IP leaks. No matter what type […]
In September 2016, IPVanish announced they would include Socks5 proxy service with all VPN subscriptions. This should be welcome news for current IPVanish subscribers, especially those who frequently use p2p/bittorrent networks. The Socks5 protocol is perfect for anonymizing torrent downloads and is compatible with all major desktop clients. IPVanish’s Socks5 server is an ultra-high bandwidth […]
The SOCKS5 proxy protocol is the most versatile and useful of all proxies. It’s a ‘low-level’ proxy, which means it can carry virtually any type of data packet, protocol, or data type. It doesn’t restrict users to a specific protocol (like HTTP traffic for HTTPS proxies). In general terms, a SOCKS5 proxy is used to […]
Let’s be honest, price is important. Sure, it shouldn’t be your #1 criteria when choosing a VPN, but we know that all things being equal, it’s always better to get the best deal possible. Fortunately, saving money doesn’t mean you have to skimp on features. The truth is… There are several low-cost VPN providers that […]
tTorrent is an excellent torrent downloader for android, and only 1 of 2 android torrent clients that currently includes a proxy option (Flud is the other). This guide will show you step by step how to setup and use a SOCKS proxy with tTorrent. In this tutorial, we’ll be using a SOCKS5 proxy which is […]
One of my favorite features of Private Internet Access is the fact that they include unlimited SOCKS Proxy service with every PIA subscription. Every VPN plan includes free access to this Netherlands-based proxy server, which can be used for all sorts of fun stuff, like: Add a layer of anonymity to your torrent downloads Hide […]