VPN Apps, not all the same!

Using VPN Apps is good but VPN Apps are not the same. Do your home work!

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) alongside researchers from the University of South Wales and UC Berkley, recently studied 234 free VPN apps on the Google Play Store. Of the apps analysed, more than a third were found to be tracking users through malvertising or malware. In addition, 18 per cent of the apps studied didn’t encrypt internet traffic and eight in 10 requested access to sensitive data, including user accounts and text messages.

check out: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/android-vpn-apps-malware

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