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CyberGhost

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CyberGhost
Subsidiary
ISIN🆔
IndustryComputer security software
Founded 📆2004
Founder 👔Robert Knapp[1]
Headquarters 🏙️Bucharest, Romania
Area served 🗺️
Global
Products 📟 VPN software
Members
Number of employees
ParentKape Technologies
🌐 Websitecyberghostvpn.com
📇 Address
📞 telephone

CyberGhost is a software company that provides a virtual private network (VPN) for web browsing,[2][3][4][5][6] offering users online privacy and Internet traffic security.[7][8] The company is headquartered in Bucharest, Romania.[9] In 2017, it was acquired by Kape Technologies PLC.[10][11] The London-listed company was renamed Kape Technologies PLC in March 2018.[12][13]

Features[edit]

  • Secure Core – a feature that aims to protect users against traffic correlation attacks
  • Strong Encryption – all traffic is encrypted with AES-256 to the user traffic.[14]
  • Forward Secrecy – encrypted traffic cannot be captured and decrypted later if the encryption key from a subsequent session gets compromised.
  • Protocol- Depending on the platform, the software also offers a number of VPN protocols to choose from IPSec, L2TP / IPSec, PPTP or OpenVPN.[15]
  • Operating System - CyberGhost VPN Unlimited is available for Windows,[16] Mac,[17] iOS, Android, Linux and Routers.

Servers[edit]

CyberGhost VPN selectable anonymization servers are located in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, Canada, South America and the USA.[18] The provider operates its own Domain Name Server (DNS). Regional censors should not be able to access these servers of the service provider.[19]

Software[edit]

CyberGhost VPN is primarily offered as a proprietary client with its own installer for Microsoft Windows (Vista, 7, 8, 10 32- and 64-bit), Mac OS X, iOS and Android.[20] For other platforms and users who prefer native protocols, OpenVPN, IPSec, L2TP, and PPTP (Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol) are available for manual configuration.[21]

Products[edit]

CyberGhost develops and markets internet security, endpoint security, and other cyber security products and services. The company launched free browser extensions that run on blockchain technology.[22]

In 2015, CyberGhost started collaborating with the startups wanting support to build privacy tech. In 2017, it launched a safe WiFi Project for the hospitality, travel and foodservice industries.[23] It generates revenue from the sale of digital products. The company launched CyberGhost Version 7 application to run on Windows, MacOS, iOS and Android devices on a multi-layered infrastructure.[24][25]

Transparency report[edit]

CyberGhost is the first company to provide a transparency report from 2011.[26][27][28]

References[edit]

  1. Miniter, Frank. "Technology Designed To Save Freedom Is Now A Booming Market". Forbes. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  2. "Crossrider buys German co Cyberghost". Globes (in עברית). Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  3. "VPN Maker CyberGhost Aims To Grow A Privacy Hub In Eastern Europe". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  4. Henry, Alan. "CyberGhost VPN Is a Free, Anonymous VPN that Protects Your Surfing from Prying Eyes". Lifehacker. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  5. Rixecker, Kim. "CyberGhost: VPN-Anbieter lässt Nutzer so viel zahlen, wie sie möchten". t3n Magazin (in Deutsch). Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  6. "Israeli company Crossrider buys Romania's CyberGhost for EUR 9.2 mln". Business Review (in română). 2017-03-15. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  7. Mayer, Thomas. "Cyberghost VPN - ein Anonymisierungsdienst aus Deutschland". Telepolis (in Deutsch). Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  8. Gewirtz, David. "CyberGhost VPN review: Speed tests, anonymity verification and more". CNET. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  9. "CyberGhost 6 review: A speedy VPN out of Romania". PCWorld. 2017-07-19. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  10. "StackPath". vpn-services.bestreviews.net. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  11. Bozovic, Novak (2018-10-17). "ZenMate Bought by CyberGhost Parent Company, Kape Technologies". TechNadu. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  12. Thompson, Simon (2019-03-20). "Profit from cyber security". www.investorschronicle.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  13. "BRIEF-Crossrider to buy Cyberghost for up to 9.2 mln euros". Reuters. 2017-03-14. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  14. Bär, Hans. "VPN-Anbieter Vergleich: Hide my Ass, Cyberghost & Co. im Test - PC Magazin". pc-magazin (in Deutsch). Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  15. Eddy, By Max; February 28, 2019 11:26AM EST; February 28, 2019. "CyberGhost VPN". PCMAG. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  16. Green, Joseph. "There's a new version of CyberGhost VPN and it only costs £2.40 a month". Mashable. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  17. Rhee, Ed. "CyberGhost VPN for Mac Lets You Browse the Web Safely and Anonymously". Lifehacker. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  18. Martin, Jim. "Tips for making CyberGhost faster". Tech Advisor. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  19. Opris, Elena. "CyberGhost VPN Review – Protect Your Online ID, Access Unavailable Content". softpedia. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  20. "CyberGhost VPN Review: Tons of Features, Loads of Servers". Tom's Guide. 2019-02-22. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  21. Eddy, By Max; February 28, 2019 11:26AM EST; February 28, 2019. "CyberGhost VPN". PCMAG. Retrieved 2019-04-14.
  22. "We're Ending the Free Version of CyberGhost VPN Because #Privacymatters Even More Now". CyberGhost Privacy Hub. 2018-10-15. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  23. Net, Hospitality. "CyberGhost VPN launches the Safe WiFi Project - A Hospitality Industry Premiere". Hospitality Net. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  24. "CyberGhost 7 Review: A better app and same good service". PCWorld. 2019-03-07. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  25. "CyberGhost 7 review: A great choice for streaming overseas". Macworld. 2019-05-17. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  26. Dutta, Payel (2019-05-19). "CyberGhost VPN opinion: what is a VPN? » TechWorm". TechWorm. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  27. "CyberGhost VPN Review: Tons of Features, Loads of Servers". Tom's Guide. 2019-02-22. Retrieved 2019-05-20.
  28. "Transparency Report | CyberGhost VPN". www.cyberghostvpn.com. Retrieved 2019-05-24.

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