WebRTC Leak issue

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Web Real-Time Communication aka WebRTC is an API that provides web browsers, IoT devices or mobile apps to talk to each other in peer-to-peer mode. Is mainly used in streaming and realtime environment.

To work, this API needs to communicate to its peers the real IP address of the machine. A possible attacker could then discover details of your local network even if you are connected behind a firewall or through a VPN.
It is important to prevent this leak!
let’s see how:

  • Firefox: Navigate to about:config and search for media.peerconnection.enabled then set it to false
  • Chrome: search for HMA extension and disable WebRTC
  • Opera: search for WebRTC Leak Prevent extension and select Disable non-proxied UDP (force proxy)
  • Safari: disable legacy WebRTC API under Preferences, Advanced, Develop Menu.


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