Wednesday, 25 January 2017

Viruses, spyware found in "alarming" number of VPN apps


A team from CSIRO's Data 61, University of NSW and UC Berkley found a whole bunch of Android VPN apps contain viruses, spyware and other adware.

They found of the 283 apps they analysed, 38 per cent contained malware or malvertising (malicious advertising containing viruses).