Most Free VPN Mobile Apps Offer Little-to-No Privacy, Might Spy on Their Users

Free VPN applications for iOS and Android devices have hundreds of millions of installs across the two platforms and are also some of the most sought-after apps on Apple's App Store and the Google Play Store.

The problem behind this is that although using a VPN is good practice for anyone interested in protecting their privacy while browsing the web, finding a secure one is a highly complex and important issue.

As discovered by Simon Migliano, the head of research for the Top10VPN VPN comparison service, after taking a closer look at the top 20 free VPN apps from both the App Store and the Google Play store for US and UK locales, most if not all popular free mobile VPN apps have serious trustworthiness issues.

"The most popular have amassed hundreds of millions of installs between them worldwide and yet there appears to be little vetting of the companies entrusted with the responsibility for redire... (read more)

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