this tool is good protection from any kind of malware, fraud and data loss. the basic version is free!
Hotspot Shield allows you to protect your online activities while keeping your personal information. It runs on a wireless and wired connections. In addition, it lets you have access to restricted websites like Hulu and Pandora.
It prevents snoopers, hackers, internet providers from stealing your data, reading your instant messages, being informed about your downloads, credit card information and much more, by the means of the latest virtual private network (VPN) technology. This latter is created between your laptop or iPhone and the website of Hotspot Shield which is located in the USA. Thus, others think that you are in the USA.
This application does not require any configuration. With a green and red shield, you will know that Hotspot Shield runs or not. To ensure full protection, a 128-bit SSL encryption is used to encrypt the VPN.
Apart from protecting your entire web session and ensuring privacy online, it is particularly used to have access to blocked and banned websites like Hulu. In addition, it can also protect you from malware so that your system cannot be damaged by infections and bypass firewalls.
Is It Free?
Hotspot Shield basic version is free of charge. You can upgrade it to the Premum version for $7.99 per month.
Th program is also available for Windows computers, as well as for Android and iOS devices.