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Online fraud: The essential guide to protecting yourself

Yes, it’s possible: preventing fraudsters from getting to you via online trickery and other stealthy actions. Yes, it’s possible to be thinking one step ahead of cybercriminals. There are simple precautions you can take to help avoid online fraud from happening to you. Here are some essential tips you should follow. Emails Let’s begin with […]

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The Identity Theft Threats of MMO Gaming (and How to Avoid Them)

As massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming becomes more massive, with tens of thousands of gamers logging on every day, it is increasingly important for players to protect their online presence. Many online games involve unmediated and therefore unsafe digital forums where the exchange of personal information runs rampant. To help protect your online gaming world against […]

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What to Do if Your Identity is Stolen

So, you’ve had your identity stolen. You’re probably feeling worried, lost, and angry. Well, you’re not alone. Identity theft is one of the fastest rising threats in America. According to a study done by Javelin Strategy and Research, “There were 12.6 million victims of identity theft in 2012 in the U.S.” Fortunately, creditors and government […]

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10 Gadgets and Tools to Help You Protect Your Identity and Your Money

Protecting your identity and personal information is critically important in today’s hyper-informational technology age. Thieves, hackers, and con artists are constantly coming up with new, creative, and all too-clever ways to gain access to some of your most personal, distinguishing information. The good news is that there are steps you can take to help protect […]

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David Gorodyansky on Bloomberg TV: Secure Your Online Presence

Yesterday, CEO of AnchorFree, David Gorodyansky discusses about the company’s history, the Hotspot Shield technology and how to secure your online presence. Everything that we do on the internet (from checking our bank accounts to surfing the web) is being tracked by websites, online advertisers or malicious hackers. This invades your online privacy and also […]

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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 for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch today! New Features: Choose your country IP address (US or UK) Save money on your […]

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What Kind of Wireless is Secure…and What Isn’t?

WiFi was born to be convenient—but not secure. More than anything, though, it depends more on what kind of wireless we’re talking about. Public. Free, unsecured WiFi is the least secure. Shared WiFi in public, at home or in the office lacks encryption of the data packets streaming from the connected devices. In other words, your […]

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Federal Trade Commission: Identity theft complaints up by over 33%

Identity theft complaints grew by one-third during 2012 and again it was the number one issue in the United States. This rate of increase is almost three times the growth rate from 2010-2011 (12%). Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Top 10 Consumer Complaints Report for 2012, released today. The FTC Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book – an […]

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