Android O, due in the third quarter, figures to elevate the security of the mobile OS with new features focused on improved third-party patching, a new permission model and hardening of existing features.
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Researcher Chris Evans reported a new bug and showed how also used a previously known flaw in ImageMagick to leak Yahoo server data and steal images and authentication secrets.
Google announces big changes for Android security including new features, a rebranding of old services and an updated UI, all streamlined under a new service called Google Play Protect.
Researchers urge Windows admins to apply MS17-010 before the next attack using the EternalBlue NSA exploit deploys a worse payload than WannaCry ransomware.
Experts have confirmed there are similarities between code used by the ransomware WannaCry and the Lazarus APT.
Yesterday’s Patch Tuesday release also included an update to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and Edge browsers officially ending support for the SHA-1 hash function.
Google said Tuesday that its OSS-Fuzz project has unearthed over 1,000 bugs, a quarter of them potential security vulnerabilities.
Google Project Zero researchers Tavis Ormandy and Natalie Silvanovich found a remotely exploitable Windows vulnerability that Ormandy called he worst in recent memory.
The news of the week is discussed, including the Gmail/Google Docs phishing attack, the Intel AMT vulnerability, IBM’s malware-laden USB drives, and drone security.
Google has removed offending accounts involved in a widespread phishing attack today impersonating Google Docs.