Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#1848 State of the web 2016 (PDF)
In the last State of the Web report published in 2015, we uncovered two key findings: 1 in 3 domains in the Alexa top 1M are risky, and 1 in 5 domains run vulnerable software. In this report, we again focus on the Alexa top 1 million sites, but also factor in the risks associated with the 25 million requests to background sites that a browser makes when visiting these primary 1M sites. These background sites feed active content to the browser for the purposes of content delivery, trackers, beacons and ad-delivery.
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#1852 California law makes ransomware use illegal
#1851 Google patches 29 critical Android vulnerabilities including holes in Mediaserver, Qualcomm
#1850 This ransomware targets HR departments with fake job applications
#1849 Exposed MongoDB installs being erased, held for ransom
#1848 State of the web 2016 (PDF)
#1847 Koolova ransomware decrypts for free if you read two articles about ransomware
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