1. S

    What's the best (free) firewall & VPN for MacOS?

    Hi, Hoping to find a best available & free firewall and VPN for my MacBook air. Firewall: I've read some of the reviews about AntiVirus Bit Medic and am not sure I really understand the tech speak. Saw Paragon software in the apps store too and that seems solid, but I am no expert. VPN...
  2. ajmichmac

    New to VPN - How does router's VPN compare to NordVPN?

    NordVPN user for some time now. Recently got a Netgear R7200 router [aka AC2100] which includes VPN features. Is a separate service like NordVPN necessary? Or is the router's VPN sufficient on it's own? Aging brain won't wrap around what seems likely a very simple/basic understanding.....
  3. MentalFabric

    Best bridge router for VPN?

    Hi all, I'm looking for a router I can configure to bridge internet from an Orange Livebox in France via ethernet and funnel any devices connected to this new router through an L2TP VPN to an office so we can use a networked phone there and potentially connect Macs to if it has better wifi than...
  4. E

    Catalina crashing in sleep mode

    Every day when I wake my computer in the morning I get a message that says that my computer restarted due to a problem. I thought that maybe it was Plex that was causing the crash. But I have turned off Plex and still have the same problem. Apple support stated that it might be my VPN (which I...
  5. IDMah

    Resolved Safari and VPN choking on is https://guce.advertising.com Spyware?

    Hi all. Just one of those irritants, I can't get on the engadet.com site because https://guce.advertising.com won't allow my vpn past it. Windows user consider this a sign of spyware. But I can't find an extension or anything else. All works fine in firefox but safari nada. Just...
  6. VHHess

    iPhone Using NordVPN (or other IKEv2 VPN)? Try this workaround

    I've encountered cases where using the iOS app does not let me connect to select services, protocols or apps (such as banking, software update check and downloading App Store updates hangs or takes repeated attempt to connect to the profile. I may delete the stock NordVPN app and use this method...
  7. Y

    How to automatically turn off a VPN for select website?

    Hi, Please tell me if I should post this in macOS Mojave rather than here. I'm using ProtonVPN and have their app installed and running on Mojave 10.14.4 A website I absolutely need is able to detect that the IP I'm using comes from a VPN service. It wouldn't be so annoying if the said...
  8. HappyDude20

    Can Anybody Recommend a Great VPN? (Preferably Free?)

    Hello all, I’m looking for a VPN to install to my new MBP. I feel like every other YouTube video has an influencer recommend another VPN service and I don’t know which to trust. Obviously one that is fast and reliable are preferred. Free would be spectacular.
  9. geekycheesecake

    So I just saved 88% on Five Years VPN subscription

    Howdy Forum Memebers, I was using PureVPN previously on my Macbook Pro MD 101. My subscription expired like 2 months back. I just received an email from their Customer Support about their "Cyber Week Deal" They are offering 88% off on Lifetime (5 years VPN plan). The tag price was $657 but on...
  10. NJGuy78

    VPN Suggestions: iPhone and MacBook

    Hello! I'll be traveling to Europe soon and looking for suggestions on a good VPN that I can use on my iPhone and MacBook. I'm not the 'techiest' person, so something that I could easily login to and use would be preferred. Thank you all in advance!
  11. F

    Strange issue with Home VPN suddenly not working.

    Hello, So this is a really weird one. I've been connecting to my HomeVPN via Tunnelblick without issue for a while now. This morning (whilst using it), pages and servers on my home network stopped responding. No matter how many times I disconnected and reconnected, it still happened...
  12. Y

    General IPv6 and VPN on iOS

    I`m on T-Mobile USA and LTE/CELL data service does not provide native IPv4 connectivity. I want to setup a IPv6 VPN to be able to use it while on Cell Data Service. My back end is all done and ready, but when I add it to the phone and start it, it fails right away, almost like it cant use...
  13. Skeptical.me

    Universal Is it true that AdGuard Pro will no longer be allowed to update?

    I just read a fairly recent article indicating Apple has banned Ad blockers that use a type of VPN, like AdGuard Pro. I really like that App as it gives me the ability not so much to block ads universally, but because I can see the individual DNS requests and block those IP's/servers tracking...
  14. misanthrophy

    Ddns macos Server questions

    Hi, I want to setup my Mac with the server.app. it works perfectly fine in my own wifi with syncing contacts and calendar entries. But I am not able to connect with it from the outside. I know I need DDNS to get that working, but I have a couple of questions how to fix this the best way. I...
  15. C

    Unable to share IKEv2 VPN connection

    Hi I have a 2011 Macbook Pro I have a IKEv2 VPN connection setup (details are blank in picture below) but when i go into Sharing the VPN connection is not available to select I have searched but I have come up empty handed, is anyone able to help?
  16. L

    Can using a VPN cause Apple to believe suspicious activity on Apple ID account?

    I recently subscribed to a VPN service and have been using it frequently. I have been using my phone and iCloud services pretty regularly (before the VPN purchase), but recently, my account was locked. I was forced to do a password reset through the apple id website, and I assume my account had...
  17. stere

    Looking for beta testers on channel bonding app for iOS 12

    Hey everybody - Stere from Speedify here - the channel bonding VPN app. As we have big Apple fan boys here, we've been playing around with the new Siri Shortcuts and Speedify in iOS 12, as well as a new interface and performance improvements. So that's how Speedify 7 Beta was born...
  18. G

    Deleting VPN iOS 11.4

    Good day all, I’m Running iOS 11.4 on an iPhone 6s+, I had my work vpn connection setup to my phone but I recently changed jobs and now would like to delete the profile. Under the older version(s) of iOS I know you could click on the profile them hit delete. Presently the delete option/button...
  19. dpaanlka

    Users cannot login after VPN migration

    Hello all, I followed the VPN migration instructions found on page 10 of this document as I understand macOS server will be dropping support for it soon. My VPN has been working fine for years. After following these instructions exactly, my users can no longer connect to the VPN. After undoing...
  20. onaips

    [New/Free] Fyde - Full ad blocker, anti-phishing and security app

    Hi All, I'm excited to share with you our Fyde app! We are a startup backed by Silicon Valley investors, and set out to create a next-gen application that protects you from attacks that may put your identify at risk. Because privacy is at the heart of our company, we don't show ads or sell any...