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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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US Cities with the highest VPN Usage

Which Cities in the U.S. Have the Highest Per Capita VPN Usage?[Infographic]

We recently analyzed the data on the per capita use of our Hotspot Shield VPN service in the U.S. and discovered some surprising findings. So who is the most concerned about online privacy and security? Tourist destinations and state capitals along with several Florida metro areas ranked high on the list. As the infographic below reveals, […]

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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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Top Travel Nightmares That Could Happen To You

Vacations can be fun and relaxing, but certain problems and disasters could  turn your vacation into a huge nightmare. Hotspot Shield wants you to enjoy your vacation in the safest and most stress-free way. So, we would like to share with you the top travel nightmares to watch out for when planning your next trip […]

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The Pros and Cons of BYOD

BYOD or “Bring Your Own Device” is a popular, growing trend that many workplaces are following. Nearly 81% of Americans use their personal mobile devices for work.   The BYOD policy allows employees to use their own personal mobile devices such as smartphones, laptops and tablets to access company information and applications in the workplace. […]

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How to Unblock Viber in Saudi Arabia with Hotspot Shield

Are you a subscriber of Viber and currently located in Saudi Arabia? If so, we have some unfortunate news for you. On June 5, Saudi Arabia completely banned the popular web-based communication app, Viber. Viber allows users to make calls, send text messages and share images and video files for free. Apparently, Viber and the […]

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Hotspot Shield Featured on Fox Business

CEO and Co-Founder of AnchorFree, David Gorodyansky, recently appeared on Fox Business’s Small Business Big Ideas to explain how Hotspot Shield allows consumers to take control of their privacy and keep hackers and online trackers away. It’s important for consumers to understand that everything done online can be tracked and accessed by hackers and cyber […]

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Hotspot Shield hits 10 million mobile installs!

Today we’ve reached another milestone. Hotspot Shield hits 10 million installs on iOS and Android within just a year and a half of launching our mobile apps! Not many mobile security products are able to reach 10 million installs, so we are very proud of this accomplishment. Ever since we launched Hotspot Shield for iOS and Android, […]

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Your Wi-Fi Router Might Be Easy to Hack

Did you know that many Wi-Fi routers can be easily hacked by cyber criminals? Even if your Wi-Fi router is password protected, a hacker can find a way to bypass authentication and take full control. Important personal information such as you passwords, social security number, bank account information can fall easily into the hands of […]

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Download the New and Improved Hotspot Shield VPN for Android

On behalf of the Hotspot Shield Team, we would like to thank everyone for your feedback as a beta tester. Hotspot Shield Version 1.0 for Android is now available for download in the Google Play App Store. Click here to download Hotspot Shield VPN to your Android smartphone or tablet today! Features: Save money on […]

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