August 6, 2020

VPN for online banking
Technology and the internet have made several of our daily activities much easier. For instance, online banking is a convenient way of managing your finances and making a wide range of financial transactions. You can pay your bills, transfer your money, check your bank statements, and more—all from the comfort of your home. However, although […] Read more

Online benefits

July 30, 2020

3 Online Benefits That Only a VPN Can Provide

The internet is a savage and unforgiving place for those unfamiliar with the security measures needed for protection. You might wonder how you can protect your data from being used in ways you don’t agree to and from unscrupulous criminals on the internet who want to use your information. As many people are beginning to […] Read more
TikTok Privacy

July 28, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Strengthen Your TikTok Privacy

The video sharing app TikTok was first released in 2016. However, in the last year or so its popularity took off, especially with those belonging to the “Gen Z” generation. Today, the app has been downloaded more than a billion times. Unfortunately, with increased use comes increased scrutiny. Because the app is based in China, […] Read more
Setting Up a VPN

July 23, 2020

5 Valuable Reasons to Consider Setting Up a VPN

There’s no denying that virtual private networks have become increasingly popular in recent years. People worldwide use VPNs to protect their privacy and anonymity, and get unrestricted access to the internet.  Basically, a VPN is a tool used to provide users with secure internet access. It enables you to send and receive data privately by […] Read more
Digital Footprint

July 16, 2020

4 Tips to Effectively Reduce Your Digital Footprint

Virtual private networks are digital tools that create an encrypted internet connection. This connection secures and protects users’ private data from potential hackers, or organizations’ prying eyes. However, VPNs still can’t guarantee absolute security, protection, and privacy online. When you browse the web, sometimes you accidentally leave information behind, even if you use a VPN.  […] Read more
Manage app permissions

July 14, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Manage App Permissions

Apps run the world. Few of us can go a day without Instagram, Spotify, Netflix, and more. Unfortunately, the apps we trust most don’t always deserve that trust. They claim that, in order to work, they need access to your device. Some apps want to use your camera and microphone, others request permission to access […] Read more
VPN Protection

July 9, 2020

VPN Protection and Other Tips to Make Video Streaming Kid-Friendly

The beauty of the internet is that you can find everything you need with just the click of a button or a simple search. Though this has definitely made people’s lives much easier, this accessibility is a double-edged sword––especially when children are involved. After all, one simple and innocent Google search can direct a child […] Read more
Privacy while protesting

July 9, 2020

Tips for Protecting Your Privacy While Protesting

Massive protests are raging around the world. They’re fighting against police brutality and rampant racism in the United States and other countries. Despite many nations having laws to protect the right to protest, there have been several examples of law enforcement agencies fighting back, often with violence. This is just one of the dangers protesters […] Read more
Choosing a VPN by Country

July 7, 2020

Why Choosing a VPN by Country Matters

In a digitally-oriented world where data breaches, vulnerable networks, and internet surveillance are rampant, a virtual private network is an indispensable ray of hope for privacy. These tools reroute your internet connection to a private network so you can send and receive data securely. Unfortunately, not all VPNs are the same. There are a few […] Read more
Now Available on the Play Store

July 7, 2020

HotBot VPN is Now Available on the Play Store!

It’s here! After months of hard, dedicated work, the HotBot team is immensely proud to announce that HotBot VPN is now available for download on Google’s Play Store.  Created by a team of privacy and security experts, HotBot VPN has all the features you expect from a top-of-the-line virtual private network, but for a more […] Read more
Slow VPN Connection

June 25, 2020

Troubleshooting Tips for Fixing Your Slow VPN Connection

Virtual private networks are the perfect tool for keeping your internet activities private and secure. They work by using encryption protocols, location switching, IP masking, and more. Unfortunately, some less-than-perfect services may slow your overall internet speed which can be frustrating. Use these tips to fix a slow VPN connection.  Change your VPN server location […] Read more