Items tagged with streamio

  If you’re a regular user of media player apps like VLC, Kodi and Popcorn Time, now is the time to grab the latest update from your software’s developer. Researchers for Check Point has uncovered a new exploit that allows hackers to use subtitles as a sneaky way to take over your device. How is it even possible for hacker to use malicious subtitles to gain access to your PC or tablet? According to Check Point, media player developers haven’t really devoted a lot of time to ensuring the safety of subtitles, and subtitles in general are available in a wide number of formats, which can make handling them very tricky. In the case of this new attack vector, media players can become compromised... Read more...