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Researchers discover hidden shell in Hola VPN software

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 8, 2015.

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    Hola, an Israeli company that develops a browser plug-in promoted heavily as a means to bypass region locks on Web-based content and anonymous surfing, faced a considerable amount of backlash last week - after it was discovered they were selling access to their user's connections in what one researcher called "a poorly secured botnet."

    On Friday, 24-hours after the quasi-botnet operation was disclosed, a group of researchers released details on a number of critical vulnerabilities in the Hola software.

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