Google releases a Chrome extension to fix the critical VPN security hole

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Google has now published an extension for its Chrome browser that fixes this serious WebRTC security hole in Google Chrome. The WebRTC flaw was exploited by placing a few lines of code on a website and using a STUN server it became possible to reveal not only users’ true IP addresses, but also their local network address too. […], now Google has published a tiny Chrome extension (7.31KB) called “WebRTC Network Limiter.” This extension disables the WebRTC multiple-routes option in Chrome’s privacy settings while configuring WebRTC not to use certain IP addresses. – Vijay, Techworm