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Free, unlimited, and secure VPN for Google Chrome

Are you a Google Chrome user who's now feeling left out since Opera baked a VPN into the browser? Here's how you can add a free VPN - from a trusted and reliable company - to Google Chrome
​Hotspot Shield VPN for Google Chrome

Hotspot Shield VPN for Google Chrome

Are you a Google Chrome user who's now feeling left out since Opera baked a VPN into its browser? Fear not! Adding VPN support to the browser is something that you can do with a couple of clicks.

One of the hardest parts about picking security software is making sure that you're dealing with a reputable firm that puts your security and privacy ahead of their needs. One such company is AnchorFree, the firm behind the Hotspot Shield VPN service. This is a company that is driven by privacy, and openly admits to not wanting your data.

Free, must-have Google Chrome extensions

And, as you might have guessed, Hotspot Shield have an extension for Google Chrome that's not only free to use, but is ad-free and totally unlimited. I've been using it here for some time now and it does what is says it does, and has been totally reliable.

Wondering what a VPN is? A VPN - which is short for Virtual Private Network - is a secure connection between your web browser and the VPN server on the web, which means that your web traffic is protected from prying eyes as it travels across the Wi-Fi, cellular network or broadband connection you are using.

Hotspot Shield also has apps for iOS, Android, Mac, Windows and Windows Mobile.

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