“Personal data of many are at risk” – Cybersecurity expert

“Personal data of many are at risk” – Cybersecurity expert

“Personal data of many are at risk” – Cybersecurity expert

Written by Keshala Dias

17 Mar, 2018 | 8:10 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Cybersecurity experts say, personal data of hundreds of thousands of Sri Lankans who used insecure VPNs, have become unsafe.

Expert in cybersecurity, Asela Waidyalankara, said many people have used social media through VPN in recent times.

The Telecommunications Regulatory Commission notes that around 880,000 people have used the VPN.

Asela Waidyalankara further noted that personal data and bank details of those who used insecure VPNs, have become unsafe.

Hence, Waidyalankara asked all users to immediately delete the app from their devices.


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