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Hotspot Shield VPN for malware protection

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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VPN for bandwidth throttling

How a VPN can help prevent bandwidth throttling

Are you experiencing sudden connection slowdowns for seemingly no reason when going online via your Internet subscription? Your Internet service provider (ISP) could be throttling your bandwidth! Fortunately, avoiding bandwidth throttling is as simple as installing a VPN for bandwidth throttling on your device. But first, what is bandwidth throttling? Bandwidth throttling refers to the […]

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Hotspot Shield Back to School Wifi

Back to School? Get the Most out of Wi-Fi with Hotspot Shield VPN

It’s the start of a new academic year! You might be busy preparing for the new academic year ahead, buying the perfect bag to carry all your school essentials, picking the right notebooks and pens, and even planning what to wear on your first day. While you’re at it, why don’t you also get a […]

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The 5 Things You Should Never Do Online

Your online activities can have a dramatic impact on your Internet privacy. Setting boundaries for your online activities will help incorporate these practices into your daily routine to stay safe and keep your bank accounts secure every time you go online, no matter where you live, work, or travel. Respond to Spam You might have […]

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Filing taxes and your online security

  Ahead of the April 15 deadline for filing US income tax returns, security companies and the US Internal Revenue Service are working at full speed to alert consumers about threats from phishing schemes, tax-themed malware sites, and identity theft tax fraud. With nearly 100 million Americans filing their taxes electronically each year, cybercriminals have […]

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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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