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Is Hotspot Shield really secure?

Is Hotspot Shield really secure? CNET, Lifehacker and many other "trusted" sources recommend Hotspot Shield, however many blog posts and comments out there see it as spyware.

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You'll have to define what you mean by secure.
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Hotspot Shield Really Secure?

Means is it okay to browse and will it be harming my computer , my browsing history or my website. I am talking about this hotspot shield

https://download.cnet.com/hotspot-shield/

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I don't see the harm that might be caused by

That site. Most harm to the PC is done by the users. Or rather the bad site instructs the user on what to do to cause the harm.

Just going to a web site today can't infect a PC. The user has to do something like accept a malicious download and more.

As to download.com content I don't want to talk about that site. My advice is to use the maker's site when possible. Why this is was in the news and download.com is trying to reverse course but still.

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