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Critical vulnerabilities found in popular VPN apps

May 13, 2020

Researchers have found various flaws in popular VPN applications that may have exposed users to the hackers allowing them to install malicious updates and ransomware remotely.

According to the experts, top VPN apps including PrivateVPN and Betternet were found to be able to download fake software updates forcing users to install malware, keyloggers, etc. eventually helping in stealing private data.

Other VPN applications like Torguard, CyberGhost, and Hotspot Shield were also found to be vulnerable and allowed the researchers to intercept the communication.

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