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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IN THIS ISSUE
1. Hackers release full data dump from Ashley Madison dating site
2. Internet company Web.com 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
AshleyMadison.com's owner said Tuesday it is examining a large batch of data
posted online by hackers who breached the website last month.
Internet company Web.com hit by credit card breach
Hackers breached the computer systems of Internet services provider Web.com
Group and stole credit card information of 93,000 customers.
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Trusted Identities in Today's Connected Enterprise
Identity underpins our personal life, our work life, and is a core part of how
we interact with society. We have no shortage of identity markers, whether it's
a government issued ID, website log-in, or access key card. But are we reaching
a point of identity overload?
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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