Product review

Cactus VPN review

Short on time? These are key highlights of Cactus VPN 

⭐ Overall rank:6.0 out of 10
🏆 Rating:#42 out of #101
📖 No-log policy:doesn't log
🏷️ Price:from $4.99
📺 Streaming:No
🗺️ Locations:26 servers in 15 countries
Summary of Cactus VPN review

Cactus VPN is a VPN service based in Canada which is part of 5 9 14 eyes countries and isn't part of enemies of the internet. 

The cheapest plan of Cactus VPN starts at $4.99 and will get you access to 26 servers in 15 countries and 5 simultaneous connections. 

The speed of Cactus VPN in our testing was average. Cactus VPN ranks on 42. position in our rankings.

Security & privacy of Cactus VPN

Cactus VPN is ranked number 2 in our privacy rankings. It doesn't log IP address, doesn't log DNS, doesn't log traffic, and doesn't log bandwidth. Cactus VPN uses PPTP, OpenVPN, SSTP, IKEv2 and L2TP/IPSec tunnelling protocols with 256-bit encryption, which is considered a standard in the security industry.

IP address logs No
DNS logsNo
Traffic logsNo
Bandwidth logsNo
Timestamps logsNo
Encryption256-bit
Tunneling protocolsPPTP, OpenVPN, SSTP, IKEv2 and L2TP/IPSec
IP leaksNo
DNS leaksNo

Features of Cactus VPN

Cactus VPN doesn't support streaming services such as Netflix and also doesn't allow P2P traffic. Cactus VPN has killswitch which automatically disconnects your device from the internet if your internet connection drops. You can use it on 5 devices at the same time.

KillswitchYes
StreamingNo
Torrenting (P2P traffic)No

Cactus VPN speed & countries                        

During the test, Cactus VPN had a average speed on my 100mbps connection. This is a very important factor as VPN shouldn't limit you during your time online and anything with below average speed should be a red flag if you plan to use a VPN for streaming or torrenting. 
It offers a variety of countries and based on the information from their website, Cactus VPN uses 70 in 15 locations across the world.

Download Cactus VPN 

I’ve downloaded Cactus VPN on their official website at www.CactusVPN.com. It offers free trial, however you can always try it for free as there is a 30 Days money-back guarantee. 

The subscription plan of Cactus VPN starts at $4.99 which makes it number 38. in our VPN rankings based on price. 

During my testing I tried Cactus VPN on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS without any problems. 

Cactus VPN overall ranking                      

Based on my testing I’ve ranked Cactus VPN on 42. position. If I consider just price the rank would be 38. If you want to know which VPN is ranked number 1, check out our total rankings here.

Cactus VPN compared with other VPNs