Pastebin Recently Added ‘Password Protected Pastes’ and ‘Burn After Read’ to the Disappointment of the Infosec Community

Password Protected Pastes

Two latest features, Added ‘Password Protected Pastes’ and ‘Burn After read’, have been added to make it easier to disguise malware operations. A roundup of the best apps and software for Windows and Mac computers, along with iOS and Android devices, helps to keep people safe from malware and viruses.

Pastebin, the most famous website for users to share small snippets of text, has added two latest features today, that cyber-security researchers think will be widely and wildly used by malware operators for abuse.

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These two new features will allow Pastebin users to create pastes, which are the pieces of text that expire post a single read or pastes that are password protected. None of these two features are original, as they are present on many paste sites for years.

Still, they are new to Pastebin, which is now today’s most popular pastes portal, ranked in the Alexa Top 2,000 most popular sites online.

Read More: zdnet