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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2069 50 Google engineers volunteered to patch thousands of Java open source projects
A year ago, several Google engineers got together and lay the foundation of Operation Rosehub, a project during which Google employees used some of their official work time to patch thousands of open source projects against a severe and widespread Java vulnerability.

Known internally at Google as the Mad Gadget vulnerability, the issue was discovered at the start of 2015 but came to everyone's attention in November 2015 after security researchers from Foxglove Security showcased how it could be used to steal data from WebLogic, WebSphere, JBoss, Jenkins, and OpenNMS Java applications.
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#2071 Researcher breaks reCAPTCHA using Google's speech recognition API
#2070 Free decryption tools now available for Dharma ransomware
#2069 50 Google engineers volunteered to patch thousands of Java open source projects
#2068 Researchers uncover PowerShell Trojan that uses DNS queries to get its orders
#2067 Hacking Slack using postMessage and WebSocket-reconnect to steal your precious token
#2066 0patching a 0day: Windows gdi32.dll memory disclosure (CVE-2017-0038)
#2065 Mike Pence used an AOL e-mail account for state business and it got hacked
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