Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1249 Google patches dozens of critical Qualcomm components flaws
Google today patched more than three-dozen critical vulnerabilities in Qualcomm components embedded in the Android operating system, all of them allowing attackers to gain a foothold on devices to launch further attacks.

The Qualcomm-related patches are among dozens in the monthly Android Security Bulletin, which marks its first anniversary this week after its maiden voyage a year ago during the Black Hat USA 2015 hacker conference. This year’s Black Hat begins tomorrow in Las Vegas.
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#1254 New attack steals SSNs, e-mail addresses, and more from HTTPS pages
#1253 Hacker compromises Fosshub to distribute MBR-hijacking malware
#1252 Bitcoin value falls off cliff after $77M stolen in Hong Kong exchange hack
#1251 SMiShing and the rise of mobile banking attacks
#1250 FBI's hacking tool found to have compromised dozens of computers in Austria
#1249 Google patches dozens of critical Qualcomm components flaws
#1248 Hackers hijack a big rig truck’s accelerator and brakes
#1247 Data of 200 nillion Yahoo users pops up for sale on the Dark Web
#1246 Hackers break into Telegram, revealing 15 million users’ phone numbers
#1245 Cloud storage provider Backblaze really likes the reliability of the new 8TB drives
#1244 Bitfinex bitcoin exchange offline after potentially costly security breach
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