Over the past 2 years, the rise in the demand of VPN has caught even the vendors by surprise. Even the most optimistic VPN provider who was betting his cards on there being such a hike in the demand of VPN in the near future would have been amazed to see the statistics as more and more people took to using VPN for their daily usage. In 2013, something happened that got people rushing towards VPN vendors for online protection. That something was the spreading of a news article in the Guardian about a report leaked to it by whistle-blower Edward Snowden. The contents of the report? NSA Prism.