Privacy & Security

Digital Privacy and Security for Hong Kong

Recently Hong Kong adopted a national security law which grants broad, sweeping rights to law enforcement to engage in covert surveillance, intercept communications and censor online media.  At Hotspot Shield VPN, we believe in providing a safe, open internet for everyone. Whether you use our Basic (free) or Premium VPN service to access the internet, …

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Refer friends to Hotspot Shield VPN, get up to 10 weeks of Premium for free!

By Praveen Kannan and Anna Strokolyst  The Hotspot Shield team believes the internet should be open and secure for everyone, especially during these unprecedented times where much of the world is sheltering at home. Whether you use our Basic or Premium VPN service to connect to the internet, your data is secured with military-grade encryption …

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Hotspot Shield Helps Secure Your Devices at Home, Plus You Can Stream Your Favorite Global Content on Apple TV

We recently announced Hotspot Shield VPN for Wi-Fi Router, which protects your home network at the source.  If you only want to connect certain apps for access — like Apple TV — or want added privacy and security for specific apps, you may want to consider using a secondary router. Another benefit of using a …

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4 Ways to Social Distance from Cybercriminals, Scams, and Robocallers

Working from home has become the new norm for many of us. Unfortunately, cybercriminals tend to go where there is opportunity, which means we also need to actively social distance from malware, scams and cybercriminals.  In fact, the World Health Organization issued a warning as we’ve already seen an uptick in phishing scams and the …

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Hotspot Shield, the “world’s fastest VPN,” is now available for Linux

We’re excited to introduce Hotspot Shield VPN for Linux, delivering all the features you love about Hotspot Shield Premium in a client that’s specifically designed for the Linux platform.  Our VPN client offers an easy-to-use command-line interface and is compatible with popular Linux distribution systems like Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS and Fedora. Simply download, run commands …

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Zero Trust Vs. VPN: Keeping DevOps Remote Access Secure

DevOps teams evaluating the tradeoffs of zero trust versus VPN security solutions face a tough decision. On the one hand, zero-trust security offers benefits that meet their unique needs. And yet VPN solutions, for all of their limitations, do not require enterprise-wide transformations. In this article, we will explain how Twingate offers DevOps teams a …

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