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Don’t be a victim of these cryptocurrency malware

From just Bitcoin a few years back to the emergence of a large number of similar digital currencies including Monero, Litecoin, Casinocoin, Etherium and Ripple, there is no denying that cryptocurrency is making waves. Cryptocurrency offers a lot of benefits that make it a viable alternative to conventional transactions involving money, including lower fees, decentralization, […]

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Protect your device from HummingWhale infections

In February 2016, Check Point discovered a malware strain that establishes a persistent rootkit in an infected device with the goal of generating fraudulent ad revenue for the perpetrators. Named HummingBad, the malware was able to generate $300,000 in monthly revenue in just 5 months after discovery, in addition to infecting more than 10 million […]

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How to protect your device from becoming part of a botnet

Botnets are among the biggest online threats for enterprises. Because of the various ways a user’s computer or device can be turned into a part of a botnet, as well as the growing Internet connectivity among even the most commonly used items such as home appliances, it’s easier for hackers to expand their army of […]

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Overlay malware: What it is and how it works

Overlay malware is a rising phishing and hacking technique that uses deception, but it’s nothing to worry about if you have a virtual private network (VPN) such as Hotspot Shield Elite, the best VPN for malware protection, on your device. What is overlay malware? You are using your favorite site or app and have just […]

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The 5 Best Mobile Security Apps to Reinforce Your Digital Security

Which would you rather lose, given the choice – your wallet or your phone? Just a few years ago, that answer would have likely been an obvious “the phone.” But today, far more people would likely say that they’d rather lose their wallets. After all, cancelling your credit cards and getting a new driver’s license […]

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AT&T Hacker Gets 3+ Years in Jail for Leaking 114,000 iPad User Emails

With company security breaches occurring more often, there has been an increase of reported identity theft and fraud. An AT&T Hacker named Andrew Auernheimer, also known as “Weev”, was recently sentenced to 3+ years in jail for hacking into the company’s website and leaking 114,000 iPad user emails. Not only will he serve jail time, […]

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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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Milestones and Future Plans for Hotspot Shield

Hotspot Shield is featured on TheNextWeb! This article covers the benefits of Hotspot Shield and the milestones that our company has reached over the years. You will also find an exclusive interview with CEO, David Gorodyansky, at the Mobile World Congress located in Barcelona. He discusses more information about the software, the company, and what’s in […]

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