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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#635 Opera bundles free, unlimited VPN client into its browser
Opera Software has become the first major browser maker to introduce a built-in VPN client for its Web users.

The Norwegian company said that the latest version of its browser is only available via its "Developer" channel, and added that the VPN service is currently free of charge, and has no limits in traffic or usage time.

Opera users can choose between the firm's VPN servers in the US, Canada, and Germany—with the promise that the list of locations will grow longer soon.

The main advantages of having a VPN client built into the browser include improving public Wi-Fi security, hiding the IP address, and bypassing website access restrictions, Opera said.
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#637 UK intel agencies spy indiscriminately on millions of innocent folks
#636 Adobe patches DOM-XSS flaw in analytics AppMeasurement for Flash library
#635 Opera bundles free, unlimited VPN client into its browser
#634 Test of telephone support services for Windows consumer security software 2016 (PDF)
#633 Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach
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