What platforms does Confirmed support?
We built Confirmed to support as many devices as possible. As of now, we support: macOS 10.10 and later iOS 10.0 and later Android 5.0 and later Windows 10 and later
Why should you use a VPN?
What is a VPN A VPN (or Virtual Private Network) is a simple way to encrypt & protect your Internet traffic. When you are browsing the Internet, almost half is still unencrypted. That means anyone on the same network can see your history, including sign in information, passwords, credit card information, etc. in plain text. This is extremely dan
What makes Confirmed VPN different?
Though there are plenty of VPN products out there, it's difficult to be sure of which one you can trust. Though a VPN should be designed to protect you, many have been revealed to collect and sell your data, such as Facebook's Onavo VPN, and many others. And for the rest, you still can't be sure which to trust. This TechCrunch guide specifically te
How to block ads & tracking scripts
Advertisements have become more invasive than ever. Companies often collect data without your consent and display ads that follow you around the web. Although advertisements are disturbing and scary, it's even worse that you don't know who or what entity owns that tracking data. This is why we built the Confirmed Blocker. How it works We built a Co
Using a VPN improves privacy & security dramatically. When you are browsing the Internet, almost half is still unencrypted. That means anyone on the same network can see your history, including sign in information, passwords, credit card information, etc. in plain text. This is extremely dangerous, and VPNs provide a simple solution to protect y
Acceptable use rules
Confirmed's goal is to improve security & privacy for all users in the world. We believe people have a fundamental right to privacy & their data. However, with every product that promotes privacy, there is also the potential for bad actors. We do not believe they help the community and we must take a stand to protect other users of our serv
Confirmed referral program
At Confirmed, we don't want to participate in traditional advertising that often invades peoples privacy. So, we developed a referral program for users to directly recommend the app to their friends. We believe this program is more reflective of our values, and incentivizes people to suggest products they actually enjoy. How It Works If you sign up
How do I check if I'm "leaking DNS"?
We configure our clients to never leak DNS (and our audits also confirm this), but if you're an expert user who is concerned, here's one way to check yourself: If you're on macOS or OS X, go to Terminal and running the following: sudo tcpdump port 53 (then enter your root password) Then, leave that window open and browse the internet as usual. If Co