Why Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection is needed

Public Wi-Fi networks may be under-protected, for example, if a Wi-Fi network uses a vulnerable encryption protocol or a weak password. When you make Internet purchases over insecure Wi-Fi networks, your passwords and other confidential data are transmitted in non-encrypted text. Hackers can intercept your confidential data such as your bank card number and obtain access to your money.

When you connect to a Wi-Fi network, Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection checks the security of the network. If the Wi-Fi network is insecure, Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection prompts you to enable a secure connection via a specially allocated server located in the region you specify. When a secure connection is enabled, data from a website is first received by the allocated server. Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection then sends the data to your device over an encrypted secure connection.

Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection provides the following advantages:

Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection can also be used for other types of network connections, such as a local Internet connection or USB modem connection.

By default, Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection does not prompt you to enable a secure connection if the HTTPS protocol is used to connect to a website.

Changing your virtual region when visiting websites of banks, online stores, social networks, chats, and email websites could result in the triggering of anti-fraud systems. Anti-fraud systems are intended for analyzing online financial transactions for signs of fraudulent operations.

Use of Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection is regulated by local legislation. You may use the application only for its intended purpose and without violating local legislation.

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