Telegram has a vulnerability that allows attackers to use the MacBook’s

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It has not been fixed since February 2023

Google engineer Dan Reva has discovered a vulnerability in Telegram for macOS that allows attackers to use the laptop’s camera and microphone.

The vulnerability allows to inject a dynamic library (Dylib) with a malicious exploit into Telegram on macOS. With it, attackers will be able to record video from a camera with sound and save the file to a hidden folder on a Mac. Moreover, video and audio recording will work even if the corresponding permissions are disabled.

Telegram has a vulnerability that allows attackers to use the MacBook’s

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This is possible because Telegram for macOS does not use Apple’s built-in Hardened Runtime security mechanism.

Reva reported this issue to the Telegram team in February 2022. But the developers did not get in touch and still have not eliminated the vulnerability.

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