Reviews

This category of PrivacySavvy features thorough and unbiased reviews on VPNs, antivirus programs, personal firewalls, cloud backups, spyware tools, password managers, ad blockers, email services, and other services and products that fall in the digital privacy and security belt!

Avast antivirus review: Does it offer sufficient protection in 2021?

Avast will appear among the first results if you do a quick search on the internet for an antivirus. All thanks to its popularity with millions of users and a presence around the world. In fact, reliable and independent lab tests show Avast stacks up well against competitors. In addition,… 10
Last Updated: October 12, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

Mullvad VPN review: Can this privacy-enthusiasts favorite compete with the big boys?

In the VPN universe, Mullvad is not among the biggest payers or best-known names. Instead, it’s a much smaller VPN in the industry. Nevertheless, it has a niche status. Some of the most enthusiastic privacy fans globally have embraced it as one of the best in the market. The features… 10
Last Updated: September 16, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

TorGuard VPN review: Good for privacy and P2P activities but not for other purposes

A good VPN service must perform two essential functions for every user. First, it must hide the user’s original IP address. Second, it must encrypt all the incoming and outgoing data from the user’s device so that any external user can see nothing but the nearly white noise that good… 10
Last Updated: September 15, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

Turbo VPN review: A free VPN that could, nevertheless, be too expensive

The Google Play store shows four million reviews for Turbo VPN. That’s no small feat, and it’s even more significant when you realize that the app is rated with 4.5 stars. So this is a virtual private network (VPN) with an extensive user base in the Android ecosystem at least. 10
Last Updated: August 17, 2021 by Ali Qamar

Atlas VPN review: Affordable, even offers a free plan, but is it good enough?

Atlas VPN boasts of being among the few premium VPN services that offer a free version. It has robust security features, zero ads, a no-logs policy, and unlimited data. On the other hand, the paid packages are reasonably priced, making the VPN a great budget-friendly option. It is a relatively… 10
Last Updated: August 16, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

Hushmail review 2021: Secure but not as privacy-friendly as many think

Hushmail is a Canadian-based email service that has been in the industry for more than twenty years. It uses standard encryption algorithms such as TLA/SSL and OpenPGP to secure your email messages. Moreover, the service boasts packages ideal for personal use, small business, and healthcare professionals. Is it the… 10
Last Updated: August 12, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

HMA (HideMyAss) VPN review: Does it truly hide you online?

HideMyAss VPN came into the scene in 2005 and blew our minds away. It had the largest servers globally, provided online safety and security for its large subscribers, and was the darling of everyone. But before long, this seemingly perfect VPN became enshrined in many controversies, from data leaks to… 10
Last Updated: August 2, 2021 by Aliu Isa

Hola VPN review: A free VPN service that is too expensive, even free of charge

HolaVPN is a service provided by Hola Networks Limited, out of Israel. If we had any household names in the VPN industry, Hola VPN would probably be among them. It’s been around since 2012 and boasts of having served more than 180 million users ever since. It presents itself as… 10
Last Updated: July 7, 2021 by Ali Qamar

RusVPN review: A newcomer with an impeccable service best suited for beginners

The Internet came to life as a computer network connecting the military first, then academia. Then, a little more than a couple of decades ago, the Internet went public, packaging the world into bits and pixels. As a result, more than half of the world’s population has internet access currently. 10
Last Updated: July 7, 2021 by Ali Qamar

CactusVPN 2021 extensive review: Generally good but has a few drawbacks

CactusVPN is a Moldova-based VPN provider that offers reliable services. It will protect your data and anonymize your online activities through its decent network of 39 servers in 22 countries. However, the network is relatively small compared to larger VPNs. The VPN has valuable features such as dependable unblocking capabilities,… 10
Last Updated: July 6, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge