Critical Tor flaw leaks users' real IP address ---update now
TorMoil threatens Mac and Linux versions of Tor browser; Windows and Tails not affected.
Dan Goodin - Nov 3, 2017 10:30 pm UTC
Mac and Linux versions of the Tor anonymity browser just received a temporary fix for a critical vulnerability that leaks users' IP addresses when they visit certain types of addresses.
TorMoil, as the flaw has been dubbed by its discoverer, is triggered when users click on links that begin with file:// rather than the more common https:// and http:// address prefixes.
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