A recent discovery by a tech service company has taken the world by storm. The VPN services may not be as protected and secure as they guarantee to be, the company reveals that around 894GB of client information and data from UFO VPN has been exposed on the web.
This was proved true for eight quite well-known VPN services that have purportedly released a mammoth 1.2TB of client information. These VPN applications are as yet accessible on the Google Play Store with just one removed until now.
The leaked info contains subtleties like accounts passwords, VPN session secrets/tokens, IP addresses of both client devices and servers, and even the operating system of the devices.
As per by Comparitech, the tech service company responsible for the discovery, more than 20 million client entries are included in the logs every day.
The VPN specialist co-op was likewise informed regarding the information spill yet denied any such claims. UFO VPN said that the client logs are saved for traffic monitoring and that every last bit of it is ‘anonymized’.
It was later found that there are seven more Hong Kong-based VPN administrations that have around 1.2TB of client information out in the open online.
The list incorporates FAST VPN, Free VPN, Super VPN, Flash VPN, Secure VPN, Rabbit VPN, and UFO VPN as well. Found by VPNmentor, it was discovered that all these VPN services share a typical Elasticsearch server and also the same recipient for payments, Dreamfii HK Limited.
The information uncovered from these VPN administrations contain sensitive data like home addresses, Bitcoin and PayPal payment details, email addresses and passwords, user names, and more. Dreamfii HK is expected to be the parent company for all these VPN services.
As of now, these VPN applications are as yet accessible on the Play Store, and only Rabbit VPN has been removed.
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