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Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Microsoft pushes out an emergency update for IE flaw

Computerworld Security: August 19, 2015

Microsoft pushes out an emergency update for IE flaw

Windows users are being urged to update their computers as soon as possible,
after Microsoft pushed out a patch for an issue in Internet Explorer that lets
attackers remotely run malicious code with whatever privileges the current user

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1. Hackers release full data dump from Ashley Madison dating site

2. Internet company hit by credit card breach

3. Another vulnerability found in Android's media processing service

4. Ashley Madison hack -- STOP! Don't believe all that you read

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Hackers release full data dump from Ashley Madison dating site's owner said Tuesday it is examining a large batch of data
posted online by hackers who breached the website last month.

Internet company hit by credit card breach

Hackers breached the computer systems of Internet services provider
Group and stole credit card information of 93,000 customers.

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Another vulnerability found in Android's media processing service

The Android service that processes multimedia files has been the source of
several vulnerabilities recently, including a new one that could give rogue
applications access to sensitive permissions.

Ashley Madison hack -- STOP! Don't believe all that you read

Ashley Madison hackers released the site's user data, as threatened. Or, at
least, that's what they say they've done. But it's likely that much of the data
is forged or bogus in some way...


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