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  • Google Drive update fixes data-leaking flaw

    30.06.2014

    Google has fixed a security issue that made some of the files stored on Google Drive and shared with friends or colleagues via a direct link potentially reachable by unauthorized third parties, and calls users to remove previously shared documents.

  • Atypical cloned banking app pops up on Google Play

    25.06.2014

    An unusual instance of a cloned banking app has been spotted on Google Play by Lookout researchers: the app steals only the users' ID, and leaves alone the password.

  • Google forks OpenSSL: BoringSSL will be used in company products

    23.06.2014

    Google has announced another OpenSSL fork. Dubbed BoringSSL, it will, in time, replace the OpenSSL library in various Google's projects.

  • Scan of Google Play apps reveals thousands of secret keys

    19.06.2014

    A team of researchers from Columbia University has downloaded and decompiled over 880,000 applications found on Google Play, and has discovered - among other things - that app developers often embed their secret authentication keys in the apps, which can lead to attackers stealing server resources or user data available through services such as Amazon Web Services or Facebook.

  • GCHQ legally intercepts Google, Facebook users' communications

    18.06.2014

    A successful legal challenge has forced the UKs top counter-terrorism official to reveal the (until now) secret government policy that allows the GCHQ to intercept British residents' emails, text messages, and communications sent via Facebook and other social networking sites and webmail services, as well as web searches made via Google - all without needing a warrant.




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Windows 0-day exploited in ongoing attacks, temporary workarounds offered

Posted on 22 October 2014.  |  A new Windows zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild and is primarily a risk to users on servers and workstations that open documents with embedded OLE objects.


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