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What You Need to Know about Malvertising

The Internet is rife with fake advertisements that link to malware-infected sites, and using the best Internet security VPN is a great way to protect yourself against malvertising. Importance of Advertising Advertising is the primary source of revenue for most of the content found on the Internet. They can be found on websites, blogs, streaming […]

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The Pros of Being Anonymous Online

“Even if you’re not doing anything wrong, you are being watched and recorded.” Edward Snowden’s outspoken stance on internet privacy is taking hold in a major way according to 2013 data by the Pew Research Center. Most Internet users value online anonymity, with 86 percent saying they have taken steps to remove or mask their digital […]

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5 Things You Need To Do When Using a VPN

A virtual private network (VPN) provides a lot of great features and is one of the best free to download tools that you can use to improve your browsing experience. A VPN such as Hotspot Shield has dozens of benefits including access to blocked content, secure online sessions, and added malware protection, among others. Best […]

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SEO Poisoning and How You Can Avoid It

In the mid-1990s, as people started flocking to the Internet and websites began appearing left and right, there came a need for a more systematic way to search for information, leading to the birth of search engine optimization (SEO). Today, in addition to making it easier for users to look for information online, SEO is also […]

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Now Purchase Hotspot Shield Elite with Bitcoin!

With growing online safety concerns, online shoppers are becoming increasingly wary of sharing their personal credit card information with multiple websites. Bitcoin has been introduced to bring peace of mind to these people. Since one of Hotspot Shield’s aims is to help users keep their online activity safe and web browsing private, we have now added […]

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Privacy Matters? Know The Risks of Public WiFi

Wired internet or wireless WiFi, the warnings are out there: Don’t visit any websites that you have important accounts with when using a public computer (hotel, airport, café, etc.). Visiting even a more trivial account, such as an online community for cheese lovers, could sink you—in that a cyber thief might get your username and […]

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7 Data Privacy Tips You Can Learn from Teens

Teenagers are the unwired generation. Everywhere you go, you see young people liking, tweeting, texting, messaging, taking selfies, and doing a dozen other things on social media. They’re eager to share their lives with their peers and, it seems, the world in general. Because it seems like teenagers can’t live without a data connection, many […]

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AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky Supporting Online Privacy at SXSW 2015

This March, our very own David Gorodyansky presented a panel discussion at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Gorodyansky co-founded AnchorFree at the age of 23 with a single mission in mind: to make Internet freedom and privacy a reality for every computer user on the planet. As CEO, Gorodyansky nurtured AnchorFree from its […]

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