Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook talk about the week in news–the latest Gatekeeper bypass in OS X, Stagefright 2.0, that accidental Windows Update, and Apple’s privacy initiative.
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A massive data breach at the credit-reporting agency Experian could wind up having major implications for 15 million T-Mobile customers.
Apple pushed out its latest operating system, El Capitan, yesterday, and while it boasts many security fixes, the update fails to address the outstanding vulnerability in Gatekeeper that came to light this week.
SAP patched a dozen holes in its in-memory management system HANA that could have led to SQL injections, cross-site scripting (XSS) errors, and memory corruption vulnerabilities.
Hilton Hotels and Resorts is reportedly looking into claims that some of its point-of-sale devices were compromised, some potentially as far back as November 2014.
Developers at Mozilla pushed out Firefox 41 this week and brought some much needed relief to AdBlockPlus users by finally fixing a 14-year old bug in the browser.
Researchers with Google and a handful of universities believe security practitioners need to focus on evaluating how cybercriminals adapt to interventions instead of trying to protect users.
Cisco pushed out its usual semiannual round of patches on Wednesday for IOS, the software the company uses for most of its routers and switches.
It turns out roughly 5.6 million individuals may have had their fingerprints stolen as part of this year’s mammoth Office of Personnel Management breach – a figure five times what the agency initially announced back in June.
With many government departments still reeling when it comes to security, several federal CISOs brought up a handful of new ideas at last week’s Billington Cybersecurity Summit in Washington, D.C to combat future hacks.