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Free VPN Index: 150 Android Apps TESTED
Free VPN Risk Index: Android

We tested the 150 most popular free VPN apps in the Google Play store and found significant privacy and performance issues, including DNS leaks and intrusive permissions.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano1 Feb 2019  ·  30 mins read
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Free VPN App Investigation

We investigated the top free VPN apps in Apple's App Store and Google Play and found over half were run by secretive Chinese-backed companies

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano17 Dec 2018  ·  20 mins read
Dark Web Market Price Index (US Edition)

The US edition of our research into the illegal trade of stolen personal data and hacked log-ins, including dating profiles, streaming services, online stores and even Airbnb.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano28 Feb 2018  ·  6 mins read
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Fortnite Android App Investigation: Spyware Risks

Our analysis of unofficial Fortnite Android apps shows over half were infested with spyware, adware or malware.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano12 Sep 2018  ·  7 mins read
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Dark Web Market Price Index: Hacking Tools (US Edition)

The US edition of our research into dark web market pricing of hacking tools used for online fraud.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano30 Jul 2018  ·  12 mins read
Global Study: Delete Facebook Web Search Behavior

We tracked and analyzed Google web searches to delete Facebook in 255 locations across 17 countries over 12 months.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano18 Apr 2018  ·  12 mins read
Top10VPN Smart Toys Privacy & Security Report

We have uncovered some disturbing vulnerabilities in popular smart toys that mean hackers can spy on your kids.

Simon Migliano
By Simon Migliano7 Dec 2017  ·  7 mins read