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Privacy glitch in OS X Spotlight reveals IP addresses, but you can fix it

A privacy glitch in OS X reveals sensitive user data when Spotlight searches are performed

An alarming privacy glitch in OS X Yosemite was revealed today, analysts saying that through the glitch, bots, spammers, phishers and online tracking companies can pull e-mail addresses, IP addresses and other personal information without the user’s consent. According to various tests performed by IDG News Service as well as the original discoverer of the privacy glitch in OS X, ...

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