Without a VPN you are exposed to real online threats
Data thieves look for unprotected devices, and those that do not use encryption are easy targets.
Malware & phishing
These types of attacks are common, and it’s difficult to avoid them without protection.
If you don’t use security software, you might end up getting your login credentials stolen.
It is easy for advertisers to influence your behavior if you expose all your browsing habits.
Without a VPN, your internet provider can collect & sell your data to advertisers.
Online businesses might show you higher prices if they see you are in a more affluent city.