Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1583 Google plugs 21 security holes in Chrome
Google on Wednesday patched 21 security vulnerabilities in Chrome, including a half dozen rated high severity that were reported by external researchers and were eligible for a bounty.

Bug hunters earned a total of $30,000 in bounties, with a top payout of $7,500 to an unnamed researcher for a universal cross-site scripting flaw found in Blink, the Chrome browser engine.

The Chrome 54 update (54.0.2840.59) applies to the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions of the browser. Google said in its security bulletin the updates will roll out over the next days and weeks to Chrome browsers.
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#1588 Android devices that contain Foxconn firmware may have a secret backdoor
#1587 Evernote confirms a serious bug caused data loss for some Mac users
#1586 Almost 6,000 online shops hit by hackers
#1585 Cisco patches critical bug in video conferencing server hardware
#1584 Beware of the student loan forgiveness scam spam
#1583 Google plugs 21 security holes in Chrome
#1582 Operations of a Brazilian payment card fraud group
#1581 Amazon resets customer passwords, while LeakedSource discloses massive update
#1580 IoT devices as proxies for cybercrime
#1579 A SSHowDowN in security: IoT devices enslaved through 12 year old flaw
#1578 Feds strike another multi-national “tech support” scam
#1577 Fighting the person should be cybersecurity best practice: Nuix
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