July 9, 2020

VPN Protection
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
Online attackers

June 18, 2020

Will Using a VPN Protect You From Online Attackers?

Perhaps the biggest question that revolves around the use of VPN services is this: will they stop online attackers, like hackers? They can! VPNs also help you surf the web with more privacy and many enable you to avoid geographical boundaries that limit the content you can access. The best part about all of this […] Read more
Video Conferencing Apps

June 16, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Protect Your Video Conferencing Apps

Video conferencing apps keep us all connected. In today’s social landscape, with quarantines and travel restrictions around the globe, they’re arguably more important than ever. These apps allow us to keep in touch with friends and family, and make working from home more effective than ever. Recently, there seem to be more video apps than […] Read more
VPN technology misconceptions

June 11, 2020

Disproving 4 Common Misconceptions About VPN Technology

In the past, having anti-malware software installed on a computer was enough for digital security. However, cyber threats and malware have since evolved. Today, full security (and privacy) relies on having multiple tools in use at once. Virtual private networks, or VPNs, are one such tool. Despite the uses and benefits of VPNs, there are […] Read more
Data Mining

June 9, 2020

Privacy Tip of the Week: Avoid Data Mining

It’s no secret that companies want your data. It’s one of the easiest ways for them to make money. However, if they just asked for it, most consumers would say no. Why? Because it’s a massive breach of privacy. So instead of asking, companies resort to data mining. But what is data mining and how […] Read more
Secure internet access myths

June 4, 2020

Debunking Misconceptions About Using a VPN for Secure Internet Access

Data security is a major concern that consumers should remain conscious of now more than ever. That’s why virtual private networks have become a popular service as a way of addressing the matter of cybersecurity and maintaining secure internet access. Although most consumers know what the term VPN means, there are still misconceptions about what […] Read more
VPN Service

May 28, 2020

4 More Key Factors to Consider When Looking for a Good VPN Service

Surfing the internet isn’t always as risk-free as you might expect. The risk grows even higher when you access the internet using public wi-fi. Given such risks, this is where a virtual private network, or VPN service, comes into the picture. In a nutshell, a VPN makes a public network private. This allows for the […] Read more