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Hotspot Shield 6.1.8


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Hotspot Shield is a small program for laptops and other mobile devices that protects your identity and surfing activity on publicly available networks such as university, cafes, schools, parks etc. It uses VPN (Virtual Private Technology) to allow you to access blocked websites such as Facebook, Youtube etc. When travelling around the world and get limited access due to geo-restriction you can use Hotspot Shield to access any website as if you were at home. More importanly the program allows safe and secure surfing without compromising identity and vital information to hackers and phishing sites, or even nearby users. It includes a smart data compression technology that allows downloading up to twice the amount of data than normal thus saving you on mobile data plans. 


Features
- Protect your privacy and IP address.
- Anonymous web surfing from any location.
- Bypass internet censorship such as blocked social media.
- Access geo-restricted websites.
- HTTPS encryption to secure online shopping and data transfer.
- Secure Wi-Fi to prevent hackers from stealing info.
- Data compression technology for extended downloads.
- Protect devices from such malware as phishing and spam sites.

Shortcomings
- Closed source code.
- No portable version available.
- Monetizes users (contains advertising).
System Requirements
- 1200 MHz central processing unit.
- 128 Mb RAM memory or more.
- 26 Mb free hard disk space.
- 32 Bit or 64 Bit hardware architecture (x86 or x64).
- Operating system Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
Developer:
Status: Adware Freemium
Installer: NSIS
Detailed information

Supported formats: No data

Analytical data: Comparison

File properties: Detailed information Checksums
File Name                       : hotspot.shield.exe
Directory                       : files.xetbox.com/downloads/software/internet/network
File Size                       : 13 MB
File Modification Date/Time     : 2016:12:28 22:19:15+03:00
File Type                       : Win32 EXE
MIME Type                       : application/octet-stream
Machine Type                    : Intel 386 or later, and compatibles
Time Stamp                      : 2015:09:03 18:51:16+03:00
PE Type                         : PE32
Linker Version                  : 14.0
Code Size                       : 298496
Initialized Data Size           : 280576
Uninitialized Data Size         : 0
Entry Point                     : 0x2a809
OS Version                      : 5.1
Image Version                   : 0.0
Subsystem Version               : 5.1
Subsystem                       : Windows GUI
File Version Number             : 6.1.8.10091
Product Version Number          : 6.1.8.10091
File Flags Mask                 : 0x003f
File Flags                      : (none)
File OS                         : Win32
Object File Type                : Executable application
File Subtype                    : 0
Language Code                   : English (U.S.)
Character Set                   : Windows, Latin1
Company Name                    : AnchorFree Inc.
File Description                : Hotspot Shield 6.1.8
File Version                    : 6.1.8.10091
Internal Name                   : setup
Legal Copyright                 : Copyright (c) AnchorFree Inc.. All rights reserved.
Original Filename               : HSS-6.1.8-install-hss-816-ext.exe
Product Name                    : Hotspot Shield 6.1.8
Product Version                 : 6.1.8.10091
CRC32: A1EEC80E
MD5: DF038913A13EFC6ECBE3D5FF9E454FFF
SHA1: C38B36DBFC0CC1527FC045621CE26FDD665B2834
SHA256: 96cb2b3d7555cc9666730f4e0e3a6a8e380e7f4dea3c4045e06c783957786349

Last updated: 28/12/2016 Update History
2016-12-28 22:19:17
2016-05-27 20:12:27
2014-06-03 17:07:42
2014-05-27 23:59:40
2014-03-19 14:15:08
2014-03-04 18:58:16
2014-01-15 01:15:03
2013-12-09 00:26:18
2013-10-31 13:22:02
2013-09-26 14:28:08
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Digital Signature: Available

Silent installation switch: /S

Portable version: Not available

Paid alternative: VIP Anonymity

Awards: Not available



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