Hotspot Shield

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  • 4.0 stars

    "A great way to protect yourself in unprotected hotspots"

    November 30, 2012  |   By slemenda

    Pros

    This product encrypts all of the communications between my PC and the Hotspot Shield Web site, and the answering traffic is routed back to me encrypted. It's turned off and on by a click of the mouse on an icon stuck in top right corner of my browser.

    Cons

    There's a little speed loss due to communications being rerouted, but it's worth it for the extra security.

    Summary

    I've had my E-mail access hijacked twice by logging in through an non-password protected Web access point. This fixes that problem.

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