Mozilla was testing their VPN software and application for short period of time. As the testing completes, they launched its Mozilla VPN service for six countries now: US, UK, New Zealand, Canada, Malaysia and Singapore. The app is downloadable on Android, iOS and Windows. There is in-app purchase and subscriptions as well. For the Mac and Linux, they state that it will be coming soon.
Mozilla VPN also known as Firefox Private Network. It asks $4.99 per month and claims to offer two main advantages over its competitors. Firstly, the overall browsing speed should be significantly faster due to use of WireGuard powered servers. And secondly, Mozilla says privacy is important and comes first, that’s why it will not be collecting logs. Though it will collect only necessary user data just to keep its service running. And also, it won’t be selling user data.
Mozilla Firefox browsers also has a built-in VPN service in the works. And the company will charge you $2.99 a month for unlimited browsing.
What is VPN?
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network which gives you online privacy by creating a private network anonymously. If you are on a public network or an open network, you can use VPNs to hide your real data from others. Because same network might be using by a hacker which can get your data without giving a notice to you. So, if you are on an open network then your data is mostly unsecured.
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How VPN works?
VPNs simply create an encrypted connection masking your internet protocol (IP) address. This will make your online actions untraceable by anyone. Basically, it works as a secure connection over any network for your devices.
More technically, it creates a data subway between your local network and an exit node in another location. Which could be very far miles away. Also, it will work as if you’re in another place. And, VPN will hide your browsing history from your internet service provider (ISP) as it will be associate VPN’s server IP address.
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