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freaknik

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Post Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:36 am

Plex huge security flaw

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/s ... -takeover/

Man sounds really bad... Hope no one got pwned by it from here.
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Post Wed Jun 17, 2020 1:23 pm

Re: Plex huge security flaw

According to the article someone has to fall for a fake email. I've never received such an email, so I wonder how they identified a Plex user? Anyway, I keep mine updated, and they apparently had it patched well before it became public knowledge. Of course, I haven't even used Plex since March, as that was the last time I've traveled anywhere. I only use it when I'm at a hotel and want to watch something from my media collection. I really do need to take my Roku player out of my suitcase and update it. Poor thing has been ignored for months. :lol:
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