Avast VPN Review

Avast is known for their antivirus program, but they also offer an excellent VPN service. It is a fast, secure option but it’s also comparatively expensive. Avast gives new users the opportunity to try a free trial for 30 days.

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Avast VPN offers only one protocol, OpenVPN with AES-256 encryption. This is a highly secure cipher that is used by banks. Avast also utilizes other encryption methods including ChaCha20 or RSA-2048.

Avast VPN on desktops and Android can choose automatically the best protocol for your connection. It attempts to connect to OpenVPN first, and then switches to Mimic in the www.antivirustricks.com/due-diligence-data-room-for-various-business-needs event that it fails. This is not my opinion the most efficient way to select an option. It would be better to give clients the option to choose a protocol that they prefer and inform you how successful it has been.

Avast VPN has a lot of servers spread across 700+ locations in 34 countries. I’m not sure if their list of servers is regularly updated enough, since the VPN did not have any servers in China when I tried it. Avast collects information regarding your usage, including your full name and zipcode.

Avast’s headquarters lie in the Czech Republic. This country is GDPR-compliant, and is not associated with any Eyes Alliance surveillance group. They do keep a log of their connection to identify them, and their no-logs policy does not explicitly exclude this. They accept payment through PayPal and credit cards, however they do not collect billing data. They also permit cookies to track your online behavior.

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