Some Android VPN apps request access to sensitive permissions they don't need

    Date05 Mar 2019
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Some of the Android VPN apps available through the official Google Play Store request access to "dangerous" user permissions that a normal VPN app would have no use for, according to research viewed today by ZDNet.

    The study, carried out by John Mason from TheBestVPN.com, analyzed 81 Android apps available for download through the Google Play Store.

     

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