Privacy Blog

"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

If You Are Using Hotspot VPN, Free VPN Master, Secure VPN, or Security Master by Cheetah Mobile on Your Android Device, Uninstall Them Now!

VPNs are supposed to protect you from snoops and unwanted advertising. However, four VPNs do the exact opposite: these four not only serve their own ads while running the background, but ads are also placed outside the apps, including on the home screen. The producing companies make money if you click on one of these ads.

The four VPN apps have been downloaded more than 500 million times!

You can read more in an article by Ravie Lakshmanan in the Make Use Of web site at https://tinyurl.com/privacy190922.

Categories: Online Privacy & Security, VPN (Virtual Private Networking)

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