Mastodon delays fix for link previews DDoSing websites

May 6, 2024 at 03:55PM Mastodon has delayed an update to address link preview DDoS issues. The decentralized nature of the network causes link previews to trigger overwhelming fetch requests, impacting host servers. The update, now deferred to version 4.4.0, aims to resolve this. Additionally, the decentralized model poses challenges, as evidenced by a critical … Read more

Signal Debunks Zero-Day Vulnerability Reports, Finds No Evidence

October 16, 2023 at 06:30AM Messaging app Signal denies the existence of a zero-day flaw in its software, stating that it found no evidence to support the claim. The company has checked with the U.S. government and is urging users with legitimate information to report it. As a precaution, users have been advised to disable … Read more