Flaw in Popular Transmission BitTorrent Client Lets Hackers Control Your PC Remotely

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) A critical vulnerability has been discovered in the widely used Transmission BitTorrent app that could allow hackers to remotely execute malicious code on BitTorrent users’ computers and take control of them.

The vulnerability has been uncovered by Google’s Project Zero vulnerability reporting team, and one of its researchers Tavis Ormandy has also posted a proof-of-concept attack—just 40

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