Free VPN Apps Made Their Users' Data Public: vpnMentor
The vpnMentor research team, led by Noam Rotem, found that over 20 million VPN users' data is publicly accessible because a group of free VPN apps left their servers completely open. The VPN apps include UFO VPN, FAST, Super, Flash, Rabbit VPN. Reportedly, the users may face fraud, blackmail, extortion as their IP addresses, home addresses, phone models, device ID and Personally Identifiable Information (PII) are public.
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Courtesy: VPN Mentor
VPNs Are Threat To India's Security, Suggests Parliamentary Panel To Govt
The usage of VPNs in India is expected to be blocked by the Indian government. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has recommended the govt for the second time block them with the help of Internet service providers. According to the committee, criminals use VPN to ''bypass cybersecurity walls'' and also use them to remain anonymous. Besides, the committee also urges to establish more cyber forensic laboratories.
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Courtesy: NDTV Gadgets 360