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VLC, Kodi and Popcorn Time Vulnerable to Malicious Subtitle Attack

We are living a rather dark time in computer security. After the latest ransomware “WannaCry” spread across the world, it looks like you can not trust a subtitle file anymore. Check Point researchers have announced a new and surprising form of attack that can leave exposed millions of users around the world, subtitles. Yes, subtitles.

Basically, when playing a video using multimedia players such as VLC, Kodi, Popcorn Time or Stremio and uploading subtitles, the hacker can access your device and control it remotely. The antivirus is not able to detect the vulnerability, since they detect the subtitles as a normal text file. Continue reading

Popcorn Time Promise a Fresh New Redesigned App

If you like to watch movies online using Popcorn Time but navigating through a rather messy interface spoils the whole experience, than the news that Popcorn Time comes with new updates can only make you happy. I know that Popcorn Time in some situations can be considered illegal, but if you don’t want to pay for the various streaming services, Popcorn Time is exactly what you are looking for.

Offering free streaming and downloading movies, Popcorn Times has quickly become one of the most popular online movie platforms, sparking many controversies amid its (i)legality. Whether it is legal or not, people still use it without any remorse, and certainly the future updates will bring a popularity boost.

The team behind the Popcorn Time project is going to bring hundreds of movie titles closer to you. How? With a brand new app that is almost ready to be released in June.

Acording to AndroidAuthority, the new Popcorn Time app has been redesigned from scratch and is known as version 3.0. The app will come with a completely new user interface which will make browsing through various movies much easier. And of course, in the background of the app there are multiple changes and new features in terms of functions, too.

The performance of the Popcorn Time app also improved, and with the help of a new “search” feature you can find online movies much easier.