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Malicious VPN Apps: How to Protect Your Data

VPN (Virtual Private Network) is getting very common these days. VPN is used by many people; it helps them open the sites and applications that are restricted in their respective regions. Whether it is any TV show streaming or you want to torrent any music, everything can be watched. 

Everyone found it a good opportunity that they can avail the use of a VPN whenever they need. But the thing is when any application or software that we use is providing us with the desired results, we surpass its consequences. 

Have you ever thought if VPN is providing you with its service maybe he is taking something in return that is hidden from you? Or your security may be concerned while using VPN? 

Let us tell you something about your privacy concerns. Here is a list of VPNs that are not stable with this we mean VPNs that have a vulnerability in their functions compromising on your security: 

We know you must be shocked after reading these insights. These are the top 10 VPNs that are commonly used these days without knowing the ground realities that your security and data may be at risk. 

These VPNs have a history of stealing information. Also, they do not share proper information that which information they are using an individual who has made a mistake of downloading this VPN. If you have installed any of these, you must uninstall  them within a second if you don’t want any compromise on your security. 

Is SuperVPN super?

This is the worst VPN that compromises your security and has malicious threats in it. It has so many installations and is ranked in the top position in the google play store. All the consumers are unaware of its consequences. 

SuperVPN is designed for the same purpose to get into the doorways which are restricted in your region. According to a report, it has a dangerous attack known as Man in the middle. It is a hackers’ trap to get into all the communication you are performing while the VPN is on your system. 

Now, do you think of using that VPN again?

We hope your answer is NO this time. But here are a few tips which will help you in the future. 

Get yourself self-protected from malicious Apps

It’s your job to perform the following checks or steps in order to keep your data safe from such attacks. Here are some steps that can be useful to you. 

  • Have a look at your mobile application if you find an app that you haven’t installed, or it is not of your use you can simply uninstall it. 
  • Always check app reviews before installing them. 
  • Install the app from trusted sources; avoid Apk. 
  • Run frequent malware scanners; you can also choose some other than Google. 

We hope you are now well aware of the pro and cons of VPNs. Use them but never compromise your security.