Onavo Protect App. This “free” VPN app was given away with the tagline that it would keep user data safe. Which was true, if you meant from everyone but Facebook. The social media company used

Onavo – TechCrunch Onavo, the data-security app maker Facebook acquired in 2013 in order gain insights into mobile user activity across apps, has quietly launched a new app aimed at Android users called Bolt App Lock. Facebook's Onavo Protect VPN Offers Less Privacy "Onavo collects your mobile data traffic," reads the App Store description. "This helps us improve and operate the Onavo service by analyzing your use of websites, apps and data. Do Not, I Repeat, Do Not Download Onavo, Facebook’s Clicking it will send you to the App Store and prompt you to download a Virtual Private Network (VPN) service called Onavo. (“Protect” shows up in the iOS app. Gizmodo looked for it on an Apple kicks Facebook’s Onavo out of its app store

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Onavo Protect has the following features: available for free for iOS and Android, has a snappy install process, where you help, encrypts all data from your smartphone, notifies you if you have unsafe web sites, analyzes the data and app use, gives a notification if an app is a lot of data consumed, runs in the background. Onavo Protect screenshots

Facebook Pulls Its Data-Harvesting Onavo VPN From App