Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1923 Majority of Android VPNs can’t be trusted to make users more secure
Over the past half-decade, a growing number of ordinary people have come to regard virtual private networking software as an essential protection against all-too-easy attacks that intercept sensitive data or inject malicious code into incoming traffic. Now, a comprehensive study of almost 300 VPN apps downloaded by millions of Android users from Google's official Play Market finds that the vast majority of them can't be fully trusted. Some of them don't work at all.
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#1925 WordPress 4.7.2 update fixes XSS, SQL injection bugs
#1924 Cisco warns of critical flaw in teleconferencing gear
#1923 Majority of Android VPNs can’t be trusted to make users more secure
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