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New Chrome 0-day bug, patched. Update your browser!

Your Chrome browser needs urgent update! The latest version was released on Halloween night. Google is warning its billions of users to immediately install the update, in order to patch two high severity vulnerabilities. One of these was actively exploited to hijack…
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Malware Encrypted in SSL

The padlock, a symbol of trust, is sometimes used by new types of malware to hide behind it. The green icon that you see at the top of your browser when visiting a website via a connection encrypted with a valid SSL/TLS certificate should not be mistaken with the…
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Mozilla to protect its users from code injection

Mozilla has blocked execution of all inline scripts and potentially dangerous eval-like functions for built-in “about: pages”, in an effort to protect its users from code injection. These are the gateway to sensitive preferences, settings, and statics of the…
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Former Yahoo engineer hacked 6,000 accounts

A former Yahoo software engineer admitted in court that he had hacked the accounts of thousands of users. Reyes Daniel Ruiz, 34, of Tracy, California, pleaded guilty to accessing about 6,000 Yahoo accounts. He said he searched for private and personal records, mainly sexual…
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Tens of thousands of apps suspended by Facebook

Facebook announced it suspended tens of thousands of apps, as a result of its App Developer Investigation, following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Last year it was revealed that the political consultancy managed to obtain the personal data of over 50 million Facebook app…