Sep 302018
 
 September 30, 2018  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Online

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Telegram users who specifically utilize the application for its anonymity features are advised to update their desktop clients as soon as possible to patch a bug that will leak their IP address in some scenarios.

The bug was found by Dhiraj Mishra, a bug hunter from Mumbai, India, and was patched by Telegram with the releases of Telegram for Desktop v1.4.0 and v1.3.17 beta.

Mishra told ZDNet that he discovered that the Telegram desktop clients for Windows, Mac, and Linux would reveal users’ IP addresses. The leak, Mishra said, happened only during voice calls.

Read more on ZDNet.

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