A malware delivery campaign aimed at making victims' computers surreptitiously view YouTube videos and, consequently, artificially inflate their popularity so that scammers might earn money from the ads embedded in them, has been targeting users around the world for months now.
Google apparently has no mercy for Microsoft's developers, and is determined to stick to its 90-day deadline for fixing software flaws, as it publicly released details of an elevation of privilege vulnerability affecting Windows 8.1.
Nearly a billion of Android users - over half of the total number of worldwide users - are in danger of being targeted by cyber attackers exploiting vulnerabilities in WebView, as Google has decided not to provide security patches for the core component used in pre-KitKat (v4.4) versions of the mobile OS.
Microsoft is not pleased with Google's recent release of the details of a zero-day Windows 8.1 vulnerability and the code that can be used to exploit it, and has criticized the company's lack of flexibility when it comes to vulnerability disclosure.
Gogo, a noted provider of in-flight broadband Internet service, has been spotted serving a fake Google SSL certificate to fliers trying to access YouTube, effectively performing a Man-in-the-Middle attack against them.
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