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Old 12-04-2015, 12:31 PM   #887
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Using a VPN service is great for that warm sense of security that comes from knowing your online activity is hidden from view. Unfortunately, even the most stable connections occasionally ‘fail’ (disconnect from the VPN server). When this happens, the data packets are usually just routed through you ISP as normal, leaving your activity exposed. This can be particularly dangerous for people who leave BitTorrent clients running while they are away from their computers, as it means that trackers can be used to identify who they are, and what they are downloading.

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