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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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10 Password Security Tips for Stronger Password Security

With Apple recently rolling out its new “Touch ID” fingerprint biometric technology, will any one of us ever has to enter a password again? Probably NOT! While biometrics is certainly an option for authentication and a fingerprint is the most likely method of password deployment, it will be a long time until (if ever) a […]

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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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Bloomberg interview with AnchorFree’s CEO

AnchorFree CEO, David Gorodyansky, recently interviewed with Deidre Bolton on Bloomberg TV to discuss how Hotspot Shield provides online privacy and security. In the interview, Gorodyansky explains the technical side of how Hotspot Shield works to secure and protect the privacy of its’ users. On the topic of privacy infringement and the rise of identity theft […]

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Terms and Conditions: Do You Know What Exactly You Are Agreeing To?

For every website that you visit, every app that you download and every phone call that you make, do you actually take the time to read the terms and condition agreement? Personally, I haven’t met one single person who can admit they have read it. In fact, if we were to read the fine print […]

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How to protect yourself from hackers [Infographic]

According to the Trustwave’s 2013 Global Security Report, cyber-security threats are increasing as quickly as we can implement measures against them. Hackers have lots of different ways to steal your private data and information. And the main reason why hackers go after your personal information is identity theft! Over the past year, there have been […]

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The New Age Pick Pocket

In the summer of 1982 I was 15 years old and lucky enough to be traveling around Europe with my family. We spent a few nights in Rome and I was in awe at the sights and sounds, the unfamiliar scents and the beautiful people who always seemed to be wearing their finest clothes. We […]

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