Criminals are distributing fake VPN installers with backdoors built in

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The recent shift to remote working has led users to turn to VPN services to stay secure and protect their privacy online but new research from Trend Micro has revealed that cybercriminals are now distributing fake VPN installers with backdoors.

The firm’s researchers discovered VPN installers for Windscribe being distributed online that also included backdoors which allow cybercriminals to gain access and control of computers remotely without the need for proper authentication.

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