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Posts by Rhiannon

Smart online shopping

November 24, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Smart Online Shopping for Black Friday

Black Friday is less than a week away, with Cyber Monday right on its heels. In fact, many retailers have also launched early deals for shoppers to enjoy. Millions of people view the upcoming sale weekend as the official kickoff for holiday shopping. And, of course, people love a sale as a reason to treat […] Read more
HotBot VPN

November 20, 2020

HotBot VPN is Now Available on all Windows Devices!

We have some big news! After months of hard work and dedication, the HotBot VPN team is thrilled to reveal that our virtual private network is now available for all Windows PCs and laptops!  Our top-tier privacy and security team created it with you in mind. HotBot VPN is jam-packed with all the features you’d […] Read more
VPN for Travelling

November 19, 2020

How to Pick the Right VPN for Travelling Internationally

Global travel has been put on somewhat of a hold lately, with COVID-19 still sweeping the globe. However, the day will come when travel resumes worldwide, both for business and pleasure. When you first book your plane ticket or plan your road trip route, the last thing on your mind will be which VPN to […] Read more
VPN Auto-Connect

November 17, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Use the VPN Auto-Connect Feature

There are a ton of reasons for using a VPN every time you go online. They keep you anonymous, so websites and organizations can’t track you. They encrypt your data, which is especially important when you’re on public wi-fi. Many allow you to access content unavailable in your geographic region. In some cases, a VPN […] Read more
Facebook scams

November 10, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Be Alert for Facebook Scams

More than a quarter of the world population uses Facebook. The tech giant is the biggest social media platform in the world, and one of the most visited websites of all time. Anyone who uses the platform probably isn’t surprised that Facebook is also one of the websites most rampant with scams. If you use […] Read more
Google Street View

November 3, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Blur Your House on Google Street View

Google is one of the biggest companies in the world. They launched more than two decades ago as a simple search engine but now dominate the tech industry with their email platform, document suite, smart technology, translation services, and more. One of the most well-known services the business offers is Google Maps and Google Street […] Read more
Test Your VPN Speed

October 27, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Test Your VPN Speed

Millions of people around the world use virtual private networks as a way of increasing their digital privacy and security. VPNs both encrypt your data so no one can see your activity, and make you anonymous online so no one can trace your activity back to you. Unfortunately, there’s a pervasive notion that VPNs slow […] Read more
Ridesharing services

October 20, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Take Care with Ridesharing Services

Two decades ago, the word “uber” meant “over and above.” The word “lift” simply referred to raising an object. Today, the terms are synonymous with ridesharing, thanks to companies like Uber and Lyft. For those who may not be familiar with the term, ridesharing is the digital world’s solution to taxi rides. Taxi rides are […] Read more
Protect Your Instagram Account

October 13, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Protect Your Instagram Account

More than one billion people around the world have an Instagram account. Chances are, you’re one of them. It’s a great platform, allowing users to upload photos, share comments, and connect with friends and family. But, like with any popular platform these days, it can get hacked. All of a sudden, your access to your […] Read more
Internet trolls

October 6, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Learn to Identify Internet Trolls

Any frequent internet user has probably heard of the term “internet troll.” It describes a person who deliberately shares inflammatory (and often off-topic) comments with the intent of angering others. The act of trolling is a type of online harassment that can poison any and all websites. Aside from being annoying, trolls can actually cause […] Read more