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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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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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Avoid government surveillance by going online via a VPN

Last month, it was reported that US Republican Representative Mike Pompeo will be heading the Central Intelligence Agency while Republican Senator Jeff Sessions is to be appointed US attorney general under the Donald Trump administration. With the appointees both having a pro-surveillance stance, government spying in the US is expected to become more powerful as […]

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Scared of Online Identity Theft? Get the facts here. (Infographic)

Ways Cybercriminals Can Steal your Identity There are many ways cyber criminals can steal your identity. In addition to spying on your account, identity thieves can also make use of spamming to lure you into clicking links to locations that contain malicious software such as spyware and keylogger. Phishing is another type of online fraud […]

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Are you Cyber Aware? Here’s the facts (Infographic)

Why use Hotspot Shield? Aside from masking your IP address, better security via advanced encryption, and added malware protection, Hotspot Shield also has other features that provide better online connectivity.  You can use it to unblock websites blocked by your network administrator, protect yourself from attacks when connected to public hotspots, and access content that […]

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What You Need to Know about Malvertising

The Internet is rife with fake advertisements that link to malware-infected sites, and using the best Internet security VPN is a great way to protect yourself against malvertising. Importance of Advertising Advertising is the primary source of revenue for most of the content found on the Internet. They can be found on websites, blogs, streaming […]

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The Pros of Being Anonymous Online

“Even if you’re not doing anything wrong, you are being watched and recorded.” Edward Snowden’s outspoken stance on internet privacy is taking hold in a major way according to 2013 data by the Pew Research Center. Most Internet users value online anonymity, with 86 percent saying they have taken steps to remove or mask their digital […]

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5 Things You Need To Do When Using a VPN

A virtual private network (VPN) provides a lot of great features and is one of the best free to download tools that you can use to improve your browsing experience. A VPN such as Hotspot Shield has dozens of benefits including access to blocked content, secure online sessions, and added malware protection, among others. Best […]

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SEO Poisoning and How You Can Avoid It

In the mid-1990s, as people started flocking to the Internet and websites began appearing left and right, there came a need for a more systematic way to search for information, leading to the birth of search engine optimization (SEO). Today, in addition to making it easier for users to look for information online, SEO is also […]

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Now Purchase Hotspot Shield Elite with Bitcoin!

With growing online safety concerns, online shoppers are becoming increasingly wary of sharing their personal credit card information with multiple websites. Bitcoin has been introduced to bring peace of mind to these people. Since one of Hotspot Shield’s aims is to help users keep their online activity safe and web browsing private, we have now added […]

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