Threatpost News Wrap, January 15, 2016

Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including a critical flaw patched by OpenSSH, the curious tale behind a Silverlight zero day, and how to turn a hacked webcam into a backdoor.

A new version of OpenSSH has been released, fixing four security vulnerabilities and a number of non-security related bugs. OpenSSH 7.0 includes patches for a use-after-free vulnerability and three other flaws, two of which only affect Portable OpenSSH. The maintainers of the software also gave users notice that the next version of the software would […]

By Robert Lemos, SecurityFocus
A number of security-focused open-source projects have announced their participation as mentoring organizations in Google’s Summer of Code [].
They include the NMap Project, the OpenSSH project and the Honeynet Project.
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