Abhishek Gupta

July 28, 2022

Breach Exposes Users of Microleaves Proxy Service

This post was originally published on this siteMicroleaves, a ten-year-old proxy service that lets customers route their web traffic through millions of Microsoft Windows computers, recently fixed a vulnerability in their website that exposed their entire user database. Microleaves claims its proxy software is installed with user consent, but data exposed in the breach shows the service has a lengthy history of being supplied with new proxies by affiliates incentivized to distribute the software any which way they can — such as by secretly bundling it with other titles. The Microleaves proxy service, which is in the process of being […]