Browsing Category: Vulnerabilities

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50 Security Flaws Fixed in Google Chrome

Google has fixed 50 security vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser, including a critical string of bugs that can allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code outside of the browser’s sandbox. This is one of the larger batches of fixes that Google has produced for Chrome recently. The company releases frequent updates for the browser and often[...]

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Side-Channel Android Weakness Likely on Other Platforms

Researchers have discovered a weakness in Android that is likely present in other leading operating systems that can be abused and lead to information leakage.

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Tor Exec: Intelligence Insiders Disclose Bug Information With Tor Developers

Tor Executive Director Andrew Lewman told the BBC that intelligence agency insiders share bug information with Tor developers under their bosses’ noses.

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New Facebook Internet Defense Prize Pays Out $50,000 Award

Facebook announced at USENIX its new Internet Defense Prize, a bounty that rewards researchers for defensive technologies that prevent vulnerabilities and mitigate attacks.

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Google Fixes 12 Vulnerabilities in Chrome 36

Google patched its Chrome browser this week, fixing 12 vulnerabilities including both a serious information disclosure bug and a use-after-free vulnerability that could let users obtain potentially sensitive information and execute arbitrary code.

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