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Hotspot Shield is the featured app on ABC News “App of the Week”!

ABC News featured Hotspot Shield VPN as the “App of the Week“! In the article, ABC News covers the most important features of Hotspot Shield VPN such as malware protection and data compression. Afterall, the number of mobile users is growing and more mobile malware is expected to increase rapidly over the year. It is […]

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New Version of Hotspot Shield VPN is Released! Plus Free Subscription for University Students!

The moment that we have all been waiting for is finally here! Hotspot Shield VPN Version 2.0 is now available for download in the iTunes App Store! Click here to download Hotspot Shield VPN to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch today! New Features: Choose your country IP address (US or UK) Save money on […]

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Confessions of a broadband borrower: Misusing an unsecured WiFi network has its risks

Yes, I confess, I’ve been a broadband “borrower” for much of my life, jumping on open, unsecured WiFi networks while waiting in airports or hotels or sometimes even outside a stranger’s apartment building. And, I never thought about the security risks from this activity. I’ve called it borrowing because of the connection to “The Borrowers”, […]

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Fighting the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA)

All my life I’ve been hearing about Big Brother. For those unfamiliar with the term, coined by George Orwell in his 1949 masterpiece, Nineteen Eighty-Four, Big Brother is the embodiment of a society under complete surveillance by its government. But it’s not fiction; in fact, our everyday activities are being monitored, today, right now, either […]

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Stop, Think and Connect on Public WiFi

OnGuardOnline.gov, co-managed by the Federal Trade Commission, is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. OnGuardOnline.gov is a partner in the Stop Think Connect campaign, led by the Department of Homeland Security, and part of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education, led by the National Institute of Standards and […]

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Hotspot Shield VPN for Mobile Wins Appy Award for Privacy and Online Security at SXSW

The Appy Award acknowledges the creativity and excellence in app design. Every year, the annual Appy Awards is held at the SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, Texas. Amongst numerous apps that were nominated this year, Hotspot Shield was chosen to win the Appy Award under the Privacy/Online Security category! Check out other 2013 Appy Award winners […]

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