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A study by researchers from Data61/CSIRO, UC Berkeley, UNSW Sydney and UCSI finds that several popular VPN services on Android open up a variety of security holes, including injecting JavaScript for ads and tracking services and traffic redirection to commerce sites.

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Dear Lifehacker, I have just tried to unsubscribe from a marketing email from a business who I'd previously bought some items from in-store. However, when I clicked the unsubscribe link it automatically subscribed me to another email marketing service. Since then I have been receiving at least one spam email every 20 minutes from the new list. Is there any recourse against this business for providing a dodgy unsubscribe link?

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The inauguration of President "Grab 'Em By The P*ssy" Trump is about to kick off. Yep. America actually voted for this guy and this is really happening. If you're keen to witness the sideshow unfold in real time - and there are sure to be plenty of protesters - click on the above headline to watch the live stream. (Late to the party? You can still check out Trump's entire inauguration speech here.)