Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1222 Telegram app vuln recorded anything macOS users pasted—even in secret
A bug in the Telegram Messager app logged anything its users pasted into their chats in its syslog on macOS, even if they had opted for the end-to-end encrypted "secret" mode.

The vulnerability was spotted earlier this month by Russian infosec operative Kirill Firsov, who directly and publicly challenged Telegram's flamboyant founder and chief Pavel Durov about the app's latest security flaw.
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#1225 If you get caught using a VPN in the UAE, you'll face fines of up to $545,000
#1224 Protecting Android with more Linux kernel defenses
#1223 Parental control software for Windows put to the test
#1222 Telegram app vuln recorded anything macOS users pasted—even in secret
#1221 LastPass: design flaw in communication between privileged and unprivileged components
#1220 LastPass unpatched zero-day vulnerability gives hackers access to your account
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