iCloud Private Relay Flaw Exposes User IP Address: Research

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Apple's iCloud Private Relay is supposed to prevent third-party from tracking user's IP address, but it does otherwise. Here's how it leaks private info:
iCloud Private Relay's flaw has been leaking the IP addresses of its users, rather than its promise to prevent third-party from tracking private info, according to recent research.

iCloud Private Relay

As per UberGizmo, Apple boasted during the WWDC last June 22 that the iCloud Private Relay provides users of the Cupertino giant with more privacy by preventing unnecessary third-party tracking.

The new feature of the iPhone maker is a new service that comes with the iOS 15, which brings two internet relays for an encrypted service and Safari.

The two internet relays are supposed to ensure that Safari will not expose the private information of iPhone, Mac, and iPad users to outsiders or third parties.

Simply put, Apple introduced the iCloud Private Relay to its users to provide them with extra privacy protection.

To further put it into perspective, the private relay service of the Cupertino giant should work as an "Incognito" or "Private Browsing" option for the entirety of the iPhone.

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