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Anonymous VPN

Search engines for better privacy and anonymity online

Search engines make it easier for users to navigate through countless sources of information online, but using them can compromise your online privacy. To protect your anonymity and privacy, using a privacy search engine together with an anonymous VPN is the perfect solution. Why we use search engines The World Wide Web contains vast amounts […]

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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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5 Quick Tips You Should Teach Your Kids About Data Privacy

For some adults, the online world is a wilderness of uncharted territory. Unfortunately, what you don’t know can hurt you. It can also hurt your children. Now more than ever, it’s crucial for adults to teach kids the major tenets of online safety. Start with these five basics. 1. Get Creative With Passwords Passwords can […]

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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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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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