Category: Press Releases

Private Communications Corporation Unveils DataCompress for Android, Reduces Mobile Data Consumption by up to 50%

Private Communications Corporation (PCC), the leading provider of Internet security and mobile optimization utilities for consumers, today has officially launched its data compression product, DataCompress for Android. Android users across the world can now download the application from the Play Store to cut mobile data use by up to 50%*.

PRIVATE WiFi Unveils WiFi Dashboard to Alert Windows 8 Users When a Wireless Network Is Unsecure

PRIVATE WiFi today unveiled a new free app — WiFi Dashboard — for Windows 8 personal computers and Surface tablets, which will alert users when they are using unsecure or unencrypted WiFi. Many hotspots — whether people access them in a hotel, coffee shop, park, or are using an open connection at home — are unsecure. WiFi Dashboard shows the connectivity status of the network and provides information about the network name, IP address, and location. This new app is the first of its kind for Windows 8 to alert people when they are connected on an unsecure connection, so that they can take immediate steps to protect their identity and personal information.

PRIVATE WiFi Names Alok Kapur As EVP, Chief Marketing Officer

PRIVATE WiFi (, a Private Communications Corporation company, today named Alok Kapur to the position of Chief Marketing & Customer Officer.  Reporting directly to CEO and founder Kent Lawson, Kapur will oversee all marketing initiatives, sales efforts, partnerships and communication efforts on behalf of the personal wifi security company.

PRIVATE WiFi Launches Affiliate Program

The PRIVATE WiFi affiliate program has launched on the Commission Junction affiliate network by which website publishers can refer subscribers and earn a continuous revenue stream.

PRIVATE WiFi Announces New VPN App for Smartphones and Tablets to Protect Against the Threats of Public Wi-Fi

Private Communications Corporation, makers of PRIVATE WiFi, a new and innovative product in the security software market, today announced its new personal VPN application for smartphones and tablets. The company will introduce the new VPN app for Android and Apple® iOS devices, including the new iPad® mini and iPhone® 5. A personal VPN app for Windows 8 phones and tablets will soon follow.

Almost 80% Believe Free Wi-Fi Can Lead to Identity Theft, Study Finds

A new study of 377 Americans highlights the growing concern of using public Wi-Fi Hotspots. The survey, conducted by the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) in conjunction with PRIVATE WiFi, revealed that 79% of respondents believe that using a free Wi-Fi connection can lead to identity theft. 45% of respondents said they were concerned about their security when using a public hotspot and 15% indicated that they were “very concerned.” 44% of respondents weren’t aware that there is a way to protect their sensitive information while using a public hotspot.

PRIVATE WiFi (TM) Announces its New and Innovative Facebook Page to Help Engage and Educate Consumers About the Dangers of Public WiFi

Private Communications Corporation, makers of PRIVATE WiFi, a new and innovative product in the security software market, today announced it has developed the most advanced Facebook page to date. The new Facebook page will provide consumers with a simple and sure avenue of staying informed about the dangers of using public WiFi services, all from entirely within the social network they know and love. With integrated WordPress functionality and advanced tab features, it is conveniently designed to give consumers a sense of community and engagement by allowing users to interact on topics on privacy and identity theft.

PRIVATE WiFi Now Offers Website Security Badges

PRIVATE WiFi’s site seals add a badge of trust and security to websites that display it. Websites can choose from two seals: that the website promotes secure wifi, that the website encourages the use of a personal virtual private network (VPN). A personal VPN secures and privatizes data across a network, usually the Internet, by building an “encrypted tunnel.” Data passes through this tunnel which protects it from anyone who tries to intercept it.