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Wikipedia still blocked in Turkey? Access with Hotspot Shield

Last month, the Turkish government blocked access to Wikipedia in Turkey to prevent it from being used as a propaganda tool. The website is just the latest addition to the growing list of online resources that are prohibited from being accessed by the country’s citizens. If you live in Turkey and are finding it difficult […]

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The dangers of deep packet inspection

Deep packet inspection (DPI) is necessary for network security, but it also puts user privacy at risk. Find out why DPI is important, what its advantages and disadvantages are, and how Hotspot Shield, the best security VPN, can protect you from its disadvantages. DPI in a nutshell DPI is a filtering process in network computing […]

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Don’t let ISPs monetize your web history: Use Hotspot Shield

From Internet service providers (ISPs) being able to sell user web history to third parties, to advertisers possibly bombarding users with ads, the looming elimination of the FCC’s privacy rules can lead to privacy and anonymity anxiety for a lot of users in the US. Fortunately, there are a number of ways Internet users can […]

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How to install a VPN even without admin privileges

There are a lot of benefits to using a website access VPN, from IP address masking, which lets you access blocked content and hide all activities in connection with your IP address, to encryption, which protects your data from being intercepted during transit and helps you stay anonymous. Most VPN software downloads today are free, […]

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Livestream 2017 People’s Choice Awards: Here’s how

The People’s Choice Awards is an annual awards show that celebrates popular culture by recognizing the best when it comes to American television, music, and film. This year marks the awards show’s 43rd iteration, which will take place on January 18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Actor and comedian Joel McHale, who […]

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5 Cyber Security Resolutions To Consider For The New Year

It’s typical for people to prepare themselves for a new year by compiling a list of things they need to improve, based on their experiences in the last year. Cyber security works the same way. By building on the previous experiences of the past year, cyber security becomes increasingly sophisticated in the face of new […]

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Privacy And Security Predictions for 2017

2016 was a landmark year for cyber security and privacy issues – and not all of them good. While certain advancements in technology made it possible for us to secure and encrypt our data and details about our lives in a more accessible and easier way, there will always be criminals who will be one […]

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Traveling overseas? Here’s why you need a VPN

Are you planning going on a trip overseas? If so, then you should definitely get a virtual private network (VPN). VPNs have a lot of nifty features that can help make your travels easier and more fulfilling. Best of all, these features can be enjoyed for free, so there’s no reason for you not to […]

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Protect yourself from the Locky ransomware via a VPN

If you’re the type of Internet user to quickly open image files on social media channels such as Facebook Messenger, you may need to think twice the next time you do so. This is because Locky, an infamous ransomware strain, is currently being circulated around social media platforms such as Facebook and LinkedIn via an […]

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Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong: How This Affects Internet Freedom

Hong Kong, a special territory of Communist China, is in turmoil now as 2017 elections approach and pro-democratic citizens use the Internet to make their political opinions known. Pro-democratic Hong Kong citizens have spread their ideals through social media, but at a price — their government is watching them very closely. China insists that its […]

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