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Federal Trade Commission: Identity theft complaints up by over 33%

Identity theft complaints grew by one-third during 2012 and again it was the number one issue in the United States. This rate of increase is almost three times the growth rate from 2010-2011 (12%). Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Top 10 Consumer Complaints Report for 2012, released today. The FTC Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book – an […]

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New Hotspot Shield Release For Mac!

The latest Mac version of Hotspot Shield VPN, version 2.85, is now available to download! This version is only for Mac users with 64-bit hardware. If you have Hotspot Shield VPN for Mac, it will update itself automatically. For our new users, you can download Hotspot Shield Version 2.85 by clicking here. We also have an Ad-Free […]

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Safer Internet Day: Connect with Respect!

February 5 marks the 10th annual “Safer Internet Day”, which promotes internet safety around the world. Hotspot Shield was recently featured on Good Morning America for a segment on Safer Internet Day. The internet can never be safe as there have been numerous stories on password breaches and hacker attacks in the news lately. So today, […]

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The Colbert Report and the geography of humor

The Colbert Report is a well-known and often delightful part of the US comedy landscape. Not only can you watch it live on TV, you can also catch up with recent shows easily by going to Hulu.com. So if you are traveling away from home and have a Wi-Fi connection, you can simply stream it […]

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Take Our Survey & Help Us To Help You!

Here at Hotspot Shield, we work hard to improve our products and to satisfy our customers’ needs. We want to hear your feedback on how you use our product, what you don’t like and what we can change to make Hotspot Shield a better experience for you! Please take a few minutes to complete our survey. […]

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Happy Data Privacy Day!

Today is Data Privacy Day! Of course, every day should be data privacy day. But this is a good opportunity to start taking your online privacy seriously. Are your passwords strong and secure? Have you turned off the geo-location feature on your mobile phone when you are not using it? Do you always scan email […]

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Antivirus Companies

Is Malware increasing or decreasing?

Antivirus companies used to be the most controversial companies out there. Everyone used them and bought them, yet almost every other person also complained about how such software slows down their computer or if they even need such software. Everyone knew antivirus software existed for a much-debated reason. How times have changed. In 2011, some […]

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AnchorFree featured on Forbes!

Guess who was featured on the front page of forbes.com today? 😉 AnchorFree was! Thanks to you and all our other supporters, the message has been loud and clear, and Forbes agrees! Hotspot Shield is the best way to secure yourself on the go, and when connecting to any Wi-Fi hotspot. The article talks about […]

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