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Wednesday 2 August 2017

How To Know Fake VPN Server Locations

Earlier today, we pointed out how most top VPN provider lied to you about their server location. We couldn't elaborate more on free tools you can use to test VPN server locations. Well, in the post we shall cover that aspect.

Before that, not just top paid VPN providers that are guilty of this, even some free VPN providers does this as well. In real sense, it's understandable because it free but you can espect nothing off a free service; they will eventually collecting and sharing user data with third parties.

Let take Opera VPN for example, “free VPN” services they offer is not actually a VPN – it’s just a proxy service that many people consider to be insecure. You should also know that Opera’s privacy policy is particularly bad when it comes to collecting and sharing user data with third parties. With most of these free VPNs, your data is usually collected and sold to the highest bidder. (You are the product.).

How To Know Fake VPN Server Locations

Having said that, before you but VPN, there are tools you need to test that VPN originality, without having that regret or using the word of  'i thy know'. you can use the below tools to detect fake VPN server locations either on your android, IOS or PC.

How To Test Fake VPN Server Locations

With this three free tools below, you can quickly find the true location of a VPN server. The tool allow you to cross-check fake server locations with optimal accuracy.

#1. CA App Synthetic Monitor ping test

This ping test tool allow you to ping the VPN server from 90 different worldwide locations, it enables you to narrow down the locations with basic triangulation. The lower the lower the time (ms), the closer the server is to a given location.

#2. CA App Synthetic Monitor traceroute

The tool allow you to traceroute and test server from various worldwide locations. just as first one, traceroute allow you to spot the real locations with the lower time (ms).


Just as the first and second tools, allow you to ping VPN server from 24 different worldwide locations. This tool also includes traceroutes for each location (MTR).

The tools above we help you to identify the true location of a VPN server. If you have any comment/opinion, use the comment box below. Support us by sharing this post with the share button.


  1. Please what is the best VPN app i can use. Either free or paid !

    1. Most VPN provider are guilty of using a fake Server locations in it service, however, we can not pinpoint the one you can use. In order to get the best VPN 2017 to use, you will have to test them with the tool provided in this post. I hope that helps? Thanks for dropping by, hope to get more of you here on techpill.


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