VPN Shield 2.3

A lightweight and reliable Mac OS X utility that protects your online privacy by warning you about using suspicious internet connections
VPN Shield - In the VPN Shield status bar menu you can view the available connections.
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VPN Shield is a free application for Mac OS X that enables you to securely connect to the VPN Shield service or use your own VPN network. The application is designed to protect your online privacy by warning you which Wi-Fi hotspots are unsafe or which connections are unprotected.

Although the VPN Shield client is free, you must purchase a subscription in order to connect to the VPN Shield service or activate a 1-day free trial. The following paid subscriptions are available: 7-day, 30-day, 90-day or 1 year. However, you are also allowed to enter the connection credentials to a VPN service you are already use.

As you may know already, VPN technology helps your computer keep online threats at bay by connecting it to a secure virtual network, which it is almost impenetrable by hackers or even the government. Connecting to a VPN assures that the connection between your computer and a website is secure.

Furthermore, the VPN Shield service uses various servers from three continents in the following countries: USA, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Germany, and Netherlands. The networks are controlled and maintained by STIDIA, a Luxembourg-based network security company.

Another great feature is the ability to automatically connect to the VPN immediately after detecting an unprotected Wi-Fi network connection. A menu bar panel helps you connect to a Wi-Fi network as well as a VPN network from any supported country, or open the app preferences.

Taking everything into consideration, it is safe to say that VPN Shield is a great alternative if you need a reliable and trustworthy virtual private network solution. Moreover, it also offers support for entering your own VPN settings and operating the app could not be easier.

Reviewed by , last updated on December 17th, 2014


file size:
1.3 MB
price:
FREE!
license type:
Freeware
developed by:
STIDIA
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.7 or later
binary format:
Intel only
category:
Home \ Business
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What's New in This Release:
  • Minor improvements, optimizations and fixes.
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VPN Shield - In the VPN Shield Preferences window you can choose to start the application at login.VPN Shield - In the VPN Shield Preferences window you can view your subscription status and more.VPN ShieldVPN Shield
 

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VPN Shield is an OS X solution that aims to protect your online privacy by warning you about using the Inter...

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