Sunday, 5 April 2015

BitTorrent Sync Resolves Wing Btsync Link

The creators of BitTorrent Sync, a program that allows users to set up their own private cloud, a patched vulnerability could allow an attacker through malicious attacks could btsync links users. The software contained a vulnerability that was created in the processing of btsync-links. By enticing a user to lure a malicious page or open a malicious file could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the logged in user.

The vulnerability was discovered by security researcher Andrea Micalizzi, who reported it to the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI). This rewards program from HP TippingPoint researchers pay for bug reports. HP then warned on November 6 last year, BitTorrent.Which version is the vulnerability is not reported present, except that an update has been released that fixes the problem, according to the advisory from ZDI.

BitTorrent Sync allows users to set up a personal cloud, which can be synchronized across multiple devices and platforms of the user files. Thus, it is possible, for example on a smart phone, laptop and desktop to synchronize files. Once one of the devices, a new file it will automatically appear on the other devices are synchronized, which the program uses P2P technology.

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