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Security, Privacy, Access

Hotspot Shield VPN is the ultimate Internet security solution that secures your browsing session, detects and blocks malware, protects your privacy and allows you to access blocked sites. Hotspot Shield is available both as a free VPN and a paid Hotspot Shield Elite subscription.

New Hotspot Shield now offers complete Malware protection. Learn more about Hotspot Shield Malware Protection.


Key Benefits to using Hotspot Shield


Hotspot Shield protects your entire web surfing session, securing your connection at both your home Internet network & Public Internet networks (both wired and wireless). Hotspot Shield free proxy protects your identity by ensuring that all web transactions (shopping, filling out forms, downloads) are secured through HTTPS. Hotspot Shield also makes you private online, making your identity invisible to third party websites and ISP‘s. Unless you choose to sign into a certain site, you will surf anonymously during your entire web session with Hotspot Shield. We love the web because of the freedom that it creates to explore, organize, and communicate. Hotspot Shield VPN Client enables access to all information online, providing freedom to access all web content freely and securely. Secure your entire web session and ensure your privacy online; your passwords, credit card numbers, and all of your data is secured with Hotspot Shield. The standard antivirus software protects your computer, but not your web activities. That‘s why AnchorFree is pleased to offer Hotspot Shield. Our application keeps your Internet connection secure, private, and anonymous.


100% Security Through a VPN

Hotspot Shield creates a virtual private network (VPN) between your laptop or iPhone and our Internet gateway. This impenetrable tunnel prevents snoopers, hackers, ISP‘s, from viewing your web browsing activities, instant messages, downloads, credit card information or anything else you send over the network. Hotspot Shield security application is free to download, employs the latest VPN technology, offers best Wi-Fi security and is easy to install and use.

Awards & Reviews

CNET Editor's Rating 4.5 Outstanding

Softonic Rating 4.5

Hotspot Shield is a great solution for staying safe at public hotspots. It’s a nice tool to have when traveling abroad.

The Wall Street Journal recently warned readers of the inherent risks of hotel and Wi-Fi networks.


Hotspot Shield runs on:
    –   Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
    –   Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
    –   iOS
    –   Android 2.x and 4.x