Source: Oxygen newsletter,
Madrid, February 5 2002

According to an article published by ZDNet at, the file-swapping application, Morpheus, has a security hole that could expose information on hard disks with the application installed.

File-swapping utilities only share data from a specified directory. However the vulnerability in Morpheus could allow an attacker unlimited access to any files on a user's hard disk.

MusicCity, the company that created Morpheus, claim that there have been more than nine million downloads of the application. Unlike Napster, Morpheus allows content providers to deploy third-party digital rights management technology to protect their copyright works, which protects the copyrights of artists involved.

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