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Data of 20 million users of free VPN services "flowed" in Network

The research team found vpnMentor open access to data more than 20 million users free VPN services. This was reported on the website of the organization.

Experts have found that an unprotected server is used for application data UFO VPN, Fast VPN, Free VPN Super VPN Flash VPN Secure VPN VPN and Rabbit, including email addresses, unencrypted passwords, IP and home addresses. It is noted that many applications include more than a million downloads in the Google Play and AppStore.

As told the publication "Kommersant" interviewed experts, among these data may be personal information of hundreds of thousands of Russians, as VPN services are widespread in Russia.

The experts believe that users will not face serious problems, however, they admitted that this can lead to spam and phishing emails.

Previously, experts Avast company specializing in digital security and protection, found in the App store fraudulent VPN app.

Applications belong to the category of fleeceware - have a small free trial period and further for a paid subscription. However, if after your free trial period, the user will simply remove the app without canceling your subscription, the money for its use will continue to be written off.