Some browsers offer data compression features. But to achieve this, they actually send compressed data to their own proxy servers.
This brings following two risks for you:
- This has high risk of server recording user data, during your session.
- Another risk is that these browser bypass DNS filtering, exposing young under-18 users to adult content or porn sites.
Some popular browser, which show these risky behaviour are :
- UC Mini
- UC browsers
- Opera mini
Users are advised to remove these browsers for safety.