Hotspot Shield vs. NordVPN – Testing Two Innovative VPNs

Hotspot Shield and NordVPN have each created their own secure and speedy VPN protocol, but, ultimately, NordVPN’s NordLynx takes the win.

Hotspot Shield vs NordVPN
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By Aliza Vigderman Aliza Vigderman, Senior Editor, Industry Analyst & Gabe Turner Gabe Turner, Chief Editor
Editors Rating:
9.7 /10
  • A two-year plan costs just $3.99 per month.
  • Each plan comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.
  • Students can receive a 15-percent discount for a two-year plan.
Editors Rating:
8.9 /10
  • Offers the Hydra protocol for fast speeds.
  • Uses AES-256 encryption, the industry gold standard.
  • Comes with malware detection and 1TB of cloud storage.
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