Choosing the right virtual private network (VPN) service is no simple task. A VPN should keep your internet usage private and secure, but not every service handles your data in the same way.Â
Rest assured, weâ€™ve done the legwork to determine if a VPN service has a history of good or bad behavior. A service has to protect online privacy; allow you to keep anonymity; offer a good variety of locations from which to direct your traffic; offer fast, reliable performance; and provide an easy-to-use interface.
Scroll to the bottom of this article to learn more about VPNs and what to look for when choosing one.
Updated 1/12/21Â to include our review of PureVPN, which now has an updated app, an overhauled network infrastructure, and streaming-service compatibility. See links to all of our VPN reviews at the bottom of this article.