Popular email servers easy target for hackers

  • Nation
  • Friday, 21 Jun 2019

PETALING JAYA: Some 5,500 email servers in Malaysia are at risk of being hacked due to a vulnerability among servers without up-to-date software, according to a Malaysian cybersecurity company.

The major vulnerability (CVE-2019-10149) was found on Exim, a Message Transfer Agent (MTA) software used by more than half (57%) of email servers around the world, said Vigilant Asia Sdn Bhd’s threat intelligence team.

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