Hotspot Shield is a free software which keeps you secure while you surf the internet. The current version is Hotspot shield 3.32. The basic function of this software is to hide your identification by changing your IP address. This functionality works by hiding your real IP address behind another temporary IP address provided by the Hotspot Shield VPN network. This facility not only hides your IP but also change your country location. Hotspot Shield is based in USA so usually you get the IPs from USA.
Hotspot Shield VPN technology used to encrypt data sent over a network. The software increases privacy and security while browsing the web via a proxy connection AnchorFree servers located around the world, allowing users to access websites that may be blocked at the local or regional level. Thus, people who use Hotspot Shield in countries with Internet censorship can still visit a site that is blocked. The software also offers access to all content on Internet without any restrictions, privacy and identity protection, security wi-fi in public hotspots, malware protection, and data compression for mobile users.
Hotspot Shield also enables you to visit those sites which are disabled or blocked in your country. Such as Hulu is not accessible outside the USA and currently YouTube is restricted in Pakistan. Using Hotspot Shield, you can easily access these websites. Hotspot Shield will protect you from Malware and increase your system security. Currently, hotspot shield official website is restricted in Pakistan and you may not be able to open this if you current location is Pakistan.
Key Benefits to using Hotspot (Official Says)
- Secure your web session, data, online shopping, and personal information online with HTTPS encryption.
- Protect yourself from identity theft online.
- Secure your IP address for your privacy online and private browsing.
- Access all content privately without censorship; bypass firewalls.
- Protect yourself from snoopers at Wi-Fi hotspots, hotels, airports and corporate offices.
- VPN client works on both wireless and wired connections and provides Unlimited Bandwidth.
- Works on PC and Mac, including new operating systems (Windows 8 and Mountain Lion)
This application is also available for iPhone and Android platforms and so works nicely with both wireless and wired network. This software is freeware so you can install and use it without any cost.
(Review by pcfavour)
- License: Free
- Version: 3.32
- OS: Windows
- Size: 8.20 MB.
- Publisher/Developer: AnchorFree, Inc.