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LogMeIn Hamachi: Cable-free networking
LogMeIn is well-known software that allows you to access your computer from remote locations using either mobile devices or another computer. The company’s Hamachi offering is slightly less well-known, because it is tailored toward business users, but if you have the need to network multiple computers together securely as... Read more
Norton 360: Worth the price?
When it comes to protecting your PC, you can go a bit software crazy. There’s VPN software that lets you surf securely from an offsite computer; nanny software that lets parents control what their kids can access online; anti-malware software that protects against things like ransomware and phishing attempts;... Read more
ZenMate VPN offers unlimited device protection
If you’re a regular reader of FileHippo’s articles, you already know that we really think you need a VPN if you have any concerns at all about being tracked or having your personal data stolen. But for those of you who might have missed it, we’ll reiterate: you need... Read more
Hotspot Shield: 2020 Review
  While we recommend that everyone use a virtual private network (VPN) as a basic level of privacy protection, there is a problem inherent in all VPNs. Because a VPN requires you to connect to a server that’s some distance from your immediate location, and then it encrypts your... Read more
BitDefender Total Security 2019 review
In the crowded field of antivirus security programs, it can be hard for developers to make their software stand out. There are lots of credible options out there, and increasingly it is becoming easier for the discernible user to seek out all the pro level security features for free... Read more
NordVPN Review
VPNs create a secure and encrypted tunnel between your PC and the servers the VPN providers have placed around the world. These tunnels even bypass your internet service provider meaning they can provide an extremely effective way of protecting your privacy online. If the company who provides your connection... Read more
Avast 2019 Review
Going online in 2019 can be a dangerous business. With huge new modern threats like ransomware bursting onto the scene in the last few years, it has become more important than ever to deploy a robust antivirus solution on all the devices you use to go online. Even if... Read more
Does Your Business Need A VPN?
No matter how big or small your company may be, there’s one business tool you literally cannot afford to be without: a VPN. What is a VPN? In oversimplified terms, it’s your own personal tunnel onto the internet. That might sound like the stuff of hackers or international operatives,... Read more
What Is A VPN? Here’s Everything You Need To Know
Are you still not using a VPN? Maybe you should be. This year has already taken a rapid nosedive past the midway point and is quickly coming to a close. So far this year, though, we’ve already experienced record-setting numbers of cybercrimes, security flaws, and data breaches resulting in... Read more
ExpressVPN Review: A Powerful Anonymous VPN With Tons of Features to Boot | AD
When it comes to VPNs, or virtual private networks, anonymity is everything. For years, users from around the world have been turning to VPNs to help encrypt their communications, unblock geographically restricted content, or both. With an ever-growing demand for more privacy and security—and an ongoing struggle against government... Read more
Facebook Dumps Its Data-Gathering VPN
A popular television commercial brought a new phrase to the public vernacular: “That’s not how this works… that’s not how any of this works.” The woman in the commercial obviously has no clue how Facebook works as she shows her friends all the photos she’s posted to her wall…... Read more
Test Drive These Five Great VPNs On FileHippo
We’ve got a fantastic range of VPNs on FileHippo – here’s just a few. In the current climate of record-setting numbers of data breaches and attacks on your privacy, it’s pretty hard to justify not using a VPN. A virtual private network not only helps secure your data and... Read more
AVG Secure VPN Review: Simple And Effective VPN That Does The Job 
We take a deeper look at one of our best VPNs of 2018. Anyone who has used some sort of antivirus or Internet Security product in the last 15 years will have heard of AVG. In fact, AVG has been one of the consistently excellent names in the antivirus and security game since... Read more
Surf Freely, Anonymously And Securely With Avira Phantom VPN | Ad
You need a VPN, and Avira’s here to help. This might be going out on the proverbial limb, but if you’re not using a VPN for most of your internet activity, you might be taking your (digital) life in your hands. A VPN, or virtual private network, acts like... Read more
How To Watch The World Cup Finals Online With a VPN
Learn how to catch the last games of the 2018 Russia World Cup by using one of these three great VPNs As the biggest sporting event in the world draws sadly but inexorably closer, it’s safe to say it’s been a tournament to remember. Germany, gone, Spain gone, Portugal,... Read more
The Best 5 VPNs To Use
With all the options for VPNs it can be tough to pick just one, so we’ve narrowed it down to the top five. In the current climate of ever-present hacking threats, record-setting numbers of data breaches, and outright privacy blunders by some of our most trusted platforms (looking at... Read more
Software Review: HMA! Pro VPN
Browse the internet securely and anonymously, wherever you are. There are a lot of great reasons to use a VPN, or virtual private network. When traveling abroad, it can help you connect to content you subscribe to regardless of local licensing agreements. When traveling within your country, it can... Read more
Avast SecureLine review: Totally Secure VPN With Total Privacy Powered By AI
Stop worrying about hackers on public Wi-Fi, advertisers tracking everything you do online, and content blocks whenever you’re in the ‘wrong country’. Enjoy the internet your way, with Avast SecureLine. In short, Avast SecureLine is one of the best reasonably priced options out there for anyone considering using a VPN... Read more