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5 Cyber Security Resolutions To Consider For The New Year

It’s typical for people to prepare themselves for a new year by compiling a list of things they need to improve, based on their experiences in the last year. Cyber security works the same way. By building on the previous experiences of the past year, cyber security becomes increasingly sophisticated in the face of new […]

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Privacy And Security Predictions for 2017

2016 was a landmark year for cyber security and privacy issues – and not all of them good. While certain advancements in technology made it possible for us to secure and encrypt our data and details about our lives in a more accessible and easier way, there will always be criminals who will be one […]

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Traveling overseas? Here’s why you need a VPN

Are you planning going on a trip overseas? If so, then you should definitely get a virtual private network (VPN). VPNs have a lot of nifty features that can help make your travels easier and more fulfilling. Best of all, these features can be enjoyed for free, so there’s no reason for you not to […]

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Back to School? Get the Most out of Wi-Fi with Hotspot Shield VPN

It’s the start of a new academic year! You might be busy preparing for the new academic year ahead, buying the perfect bag to carry all your school essentials, picking the right notebooks and pens, and even planning what to wear on your first day. While you’re at it, why don’t you also get a […]

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Say No To Internet Censorship!

Do you want to access the internet privately and freely? Do you want to prevent Internet Service Providers from monitoring your internet use and censoring websites? Do you want to preserve the rights of sovereign countries? If you said yes to any of the questions, then help spread the word to stop internet censorship! According […]

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

How You Can Get Involved During National Cyber Security Awareness Month

The month of October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This year marks the 10th anniversary of NCSAM and the theme is Our Shared Responsibility. With each passing year, the internet becomes a more and more integral part of our daily lives. At home, school, work or on the go, we use the internet to […]

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Winners of Hotspot Shield Privacy Challenge Announced!

Earlier this year, Hotspot Shield VPN gave away $50,000 USD in scholarship prizes plus 1-year subscription of Hotspot Shield Elite VPN to 10 lucky students. Universities and colleges all over the US and UK competed for the title of “most online security saavy school.” To increase their chances of winning, students had to invite their classmates […]

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What Do College Students Think About Online Privacy & Security?

There is a widespread belief that young people care little about online privacy and security. If Millennials truly cared about their privacy, they wouldn’t share so much personal information freely over the internet, the argument goes. To find out the truth, we polled 1200+ students at 523 colleges and universities in the US and UK* […]

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The Great Firewall of China

What is the Great Firewall of China?

This week, the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced proposals for widespread blocking of certain pages on the world-wide-web. The block would be an ‘always-on’ system, with users having to opt-out if they wish to access adult material on the web. The plans were met with massive backlash from all sides. Apart from some websites […]

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