Hide My IP 2009 Released by My Privacy Tools Inc. » read source
The release of Hide My IP 2009, the latest version of the popular Windows-based anonymous web surfing software has been announced by My Privacy Tools, Inc., bringing new features and improvements over previous versions of the software.
Enabling users to encrypt all their Internet traffic between their PC and their proxy IP address using 128-bit SSL encryption, the same technology major banks use for online banking, the hottest new feature included in version Hide My IP 2009 appears to be the encrypted connection mode. This encrypted tunnel not only prevents the user's ISP or government from monitoring their Internet activity, but also thwarts hackers from snooping on unsecured Internet traffic on WiFi hotspots.
Allowing users to prevent information about their operating system, web browser, software installed on their PC, and the website they were previously visiting from being exposed to every site they visit, other new features of Hide My IP 2009 include User Agent and Referrer masking. Many websites frequently collect and use this information to profile their visitors or implement content restrictions. Hide My IP 2009 gives users more control over their web surfing activities by allowing users to modify or block these bits of information. ...