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Report: Caution needed when choosing VPN provider

Internet users increasingly rely upon virtual private networks (VPNs) to ensure their online privacy, but VPN providers have a dubious track record of breaking promises to safeguard their customers’ privacy, engaging in shady efforts to woo potential customers, and associating with entities in the dark underbelly of the Internet that target users for harm, according […]

November 7, 2023

GeoComply fights residential IP address hijack threat

Geolocation security specialist GeoComply has unveiled what it says  an industry-first technology for streaming providers that tightens the net around pirate viewers. The enhancement to GeoGuard allows streaming providers to block the growing number of VPN users who spoof their location using hijacked residential IP addresses. In addition to reducing the burden on providers’ infrastructure […]

July 26, 2022

Research: Minecraft most malware-infected game

According to data presented by the Atlas VPN team, 303,827 individuals’ devices were affected by gaming-related malware and unwanted software between July 1st 2020, and June 30th 2021. Mobile games are also a major threat for gamers; As many as 50,644 users attempted to download 10,488 unique files disguised as the ten most-played mobile games, […]

October 7, 2021

GeoGuard boost for MultiChoice anti-piracy

Fraud prevention and cybersecurity solutions specialist GeoComply Solutions has confirmed that MultiChoice Group, Africa’s leading entertainment company, has deployed its GeoGuard VPN and proxy detection solution to combat content piracy. With GeoGuard integrated on its streaming platform, MultiChoice is now blocking tens of thousands of pirate viewers each month while nearly eliminating the creation of […]

August 12, 2021

Postimees using GeoGuard to protect Olympics broadcast in Estonia

GeoComply Solutions has announced that Postimees Grupp, the largest media group in the Baltics, has signed a new contract to use the GeoGuard VPN and proxy detention solution on an on-going basis in order to protect against geo-piracy across its live and on-demand content. As Postimees begins broadcasting more high value content such as the […]

July 30, 2021

GeoGuard protects SHIFT72 high-value content

Fraud prevention and cybersecurity solutions specialist GeoComply has confirmed that streaming platform SHIFT72 has integrated the GeoGuard VPN and proxy detection solution better to protect its customers’ high-value, territorially-restricted content from geolocation fraud and geo-piracy. GeoGuard is Hollywood studio-approved and third-party tested to be 99.6 per cent effective in detecting the most popular VPNs. Recent […]

July 15, 2021By Colin Mann

GeoComply consolidates business branding

In a move better to leverage its location fraud detection technology, fraud prevention and cybersecurity solutions provider GeoComply Solutions has consolidated its iGaming, streaming media and fintech businesses under one brand, GeoComply. Prior to consolidation, its media and fintech businesses were managed under the GeoGuard brand. GeoGuard will continue as a product name for GeoComply’s […]

July 1, 2021By Colin Mann

Kingdomcity Church selects Ideal Systems solutions

Kingdomcity is a global church with many locations around the world. As a global church, one of the most essential systems used is one that links their main hubs in real time, to be able to work, film and communicate simultaneously. Ideal Systems has provided Kingdomcity with NDI infrastructure that connects their main hubs in […]

June 28, 2021

GeoGuard DB updates target streaming geo-piracy

Geolocation security specialist GeoComply Solutions has unveiled what it describes as significant updates to GeoGuard DB, its VPN and proxy detection solution for the OTT and streaming video market. GeoGuard DB is used by leading online broadcasters worldwide including the BBC, Amazon Prime Video, CBC, and Telstra to protect their territorially-restricted content from geo-piracy and […]

May 11, 2021

Report: US net performed well during pandemic

A report from industry body the Broadband Internet Technical Advisory Group (BITAG) analysing US Internet performance over the course of the pandemic has found that that the ecosystem as a whole saw very few widespread disruptions for consumers, businesses and organisations, even as traffic reached unprecedented volume and hundreds of millions of Americans worked and […]

April 6, 2021