Need Free VPN - Claro Won't Give Static IP

chico bill

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Some banks will not work with a VPN engaged - they demand to see your IP address. It protects them too
 
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CristoRey

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Two free/ 30 trials require nothing more than a valid email address.
Proton VPN
Hola VPN.

Some companies/ banks up north are using security that detects whether or not you're are trying to gain access while connected, seems to be hit or miss. Good luck.
 

JD Jones

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US. I can access my banks with no VPN but need VPN for US Office Depot.

I should have confirmed first. The DR Office Depot bought the farm in 2018. No wonder I wasn't getting any emails from them.
 

FGUnsworth1

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My USA bank was taken over by another bank. They have Dr locked on the web site. Everytime I go there I need to call to unblock the ISP number. Claro won't give a static ISP number unless you have a RNC number business account. So, I'm thinking a VPN. I need one that connects to USA . Prefer free but a very small fee could be doable if I have no other options. Any idea
 
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I did do a search but many of these sites only post links to where they get cash kickback for clicks. I don't trust all those best of sites
This is why I asked friends here what they use.
Forget free. For $40 a year you can be anywhere...............
 

josh2203

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Free or even paid VPN for anything related to banking ? It's a big no for us ....

I would agree here. After all, it is the bank trying to make sure you are who you say you are with any security measures, so I would perhaps just accept the fact that I would have to call them to get the IP unblocked.

None of the financial institutes we use are blocking the DR, but obviously they use different variations of 2FA or even physical devices of their own or our mobile phones to carry out verifications.

I use VPN for work where also sensitive customer information is passed along, but those VPNs are obviously managed by the company, whereas with a paid or free VPN, as others have said, others can also use those...
 

NanSanPedro

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I use Citibank, Fidelity, and my own bank. None of them ask for 2FA. My google account sometimes asks but that's about it. Now, if I change devices, that's another story.

Something related: I have an MLB account and everytime I log in I have to click on that stupid Capcha thing. It's annoying but just a 1st world problem. You would think knowing my device would be enough verification.