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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:44 PM

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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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:45 PM

Tor Project fixed TorMoil, a critical Tor Browser flaw that can leak users IP Address

The Tor Project fixed a critical vulnerability dubbed TorMoil that could leak users real IP addresses to potential attackers. Tor users must update their Tor browser to fix a critical vulnerability, dubbed TorMoil, that could leak their real IP addresses...

November 4, 2017  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Hacking  

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http://securityaffai...nerability.html

 



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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:46 PM

TorMoil flaw leaks IP addresses of Mac and Linux Tor users

By Mark Wycislik-Wilson
2017-11-04

If you're using Tor, you're almost certainly doing so because you're looking for privacy and anonymity. But a newly discovered critical vulnerability has been revealed in the Mac and Linux versions of the browser that means IP addresses may be leaked.

https://betanews.com...ormoil-tor-bug/

 



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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:48 PM

November 4, 2017 , 7:00 am

Tor Browser Users Urged to Patch Critical ‘TorMoil’ Vulnerability

by Tom Spring
Categories: Privacy, Vulnerabilities, Web Security    

The Tor Project released a patch for a vulnerability that leaks the real IP addresses of macOS and Linux users of its Tor Browser.

More details at:
https://threatpost.c...ability/128769/

 



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Posted 04 November 2017 - 07:49 PM

November 3, 2017 , 2:59 pm

Poisoned Search Results Deliver Banking Malware

by Tom Spring
Categories: Malware, Web Security    

Zeus Panda, a banking Trojan designed to steal credentials, is being distributed via poisoned Google search results.

More detailed information at:
https://threatpost.c...malware/128759/