The Hola “VPN” is actually a Botnet

Users of the virtual private network Hola got more than they bargained for when they signed up for accounts. When they enrolled in the popular free Israel-based VPN service—presumably to conceal their IP addresses to circumvent Internet restrictions abroad, or to evade eavesdroppers—they actually inadvertently enlisted their devices in a robot army. In effect, using Hola INCREASES security problems instead of decreasing problems.

Details may be found at http://lifehacker.com/hola-better-internet-sells-your-bandwidth-turning-its-1707496872.

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