hsscp.exe is a program which is most likely legit. So, if hsscp.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your system is clean, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to yourself yourself against threats.
The default filename and folder where the application is stored is
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hotspot Shield\bin\hsscp.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this program is 20dafd5a31bc14cb198363cc5fe58bea.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This executable runs as a 32-bit program. It does not use the entire set of features of modern computer processors. This is quite normal because the authors did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the exe is Hotspot Shield 4.18.3.
File version stored as a property 4, 18, 3, 9282.
Publisher AnchorFree Inc..
Copyright notice Copyright (C) .
hsscp.exe appears to have visible windows. This is good because it doesn't work in some kind of invisible mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to you.
Some dangerous functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
hsscp.exe is digitally signed. Today the large majority of legit software applications are digitally signed.
The digital signature found in hsscp.exe is valid. This is very good.
Digital certificate name: AnchorFree Inc
Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
It has an uninstall string in registry, which is good. si are uninstall.