Nord VPN is one of a global leader in VPN service provision with outstanding features and plethora of servers (5,400 servers across 61 countries) spread worldwide for users hunting for online safety, improved average speeds, relatively lower cost coupled with the ability to unblock Netflix and other streaming services in countries like USA, UK, Germany, Japan, Netherland, etc.
It puts security and privacy as its main trading points, which makes its one of the finest VPN product for sensitive user groups, such as political activists, journalists, etc. It deploys the military-grade AES-256 encryption to ensure safety combined with the kill switch and No IP or DNS leaks features.
To ensure privacy, it implements independently-audited no-logs policy which clearly states how user activities (Nord VPN services) are strictly guaranteed using an auto technical process that is not monitored, logged or passed to any third party. It’s the first VPN to introduce NordLynx (safe implementation of WireGuard) which is a superb protocol with outstanding performance benefits with the ease of audit over other protocols.
According to our latest connection test, Nord VPN is appraised among the fastest VPNs on the market, having the lowest drop-off (speed loss) rate than most of its counterparts. On a brighter side, Nord VPN is very cheap for a top-tier product and allows up to six (6) simultaneous connections as well as anonymous payment options like crypto to deal with privacy issues. Furthermore, it’s among the selected few VPN providers that give users anonymous purchase options.
Above all, in proving itself as one of the giants in the VPN provider’s dome, Nord VPN’s supports for torrenting through dedicated and optimized P2P/torrenting servers in 40+ countries is commendable.
Since its inception in 2012 by a Panama based Tefincom & Co S.A, Nord VPN has been at the forefront of expanding its services by capturing over Twelve-million clients across the globe. A reason it is esteemed as the most downloaded commercial VPN for the Mobile industry.
Just like in any business, the operation of NordVPN was also hit by numerous turmoils for the last two years. For example, in 2018 it faced a disputed claim of not being a Panamanian based company (the brain behind Nord VPN). In the next subsequent year 2019, it also went viral as being vulnerable to hacking. All these controversies plus many other issues of importance will be exclusively addressed in the review part of this dataset.
To grasp exactly how great NordVPN truly is, we had to go through rigorous study and test to answer some fascinating queries from the inquisitive VPN clients as bulleted below:
How easy is it to use? Especially for beginners
Does it stream common services like Netflix and others?
What is the current status quo via safety after the hacking saga?
Does it allow torrenting?