Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2080 Android gets patches for critical OpenSSL, media server and kernel driver flaws
A five-month-old flaw in Android's SSL cryptographic libraries is among the 35 critical vulnerabilities Google fixed in its March security patches for the mobile OS.

The first set of patches, known as patch level 2017-03-01, is common to all patched phones and contains fixes for 36 vulnerabilities, 11 of which are rated critical and 15 high. Android vulnerabilities rated critical are those that can be exploited to execute malicious code in the context of a privileged process or the kernel, potentially leading to a full device compromise.
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#2082 Payments giant Verifone investigating breach
#2081 Multiple unpatched vulnerabilities discovered in Western Digital NAS hard drives
#2080 Android gets patches for critical OpenSSL, media server and kernel driver flaws
#2079 WordPress webmasters urged to upgrade to version 4.73 to patch six security holes
#2078 Satan ransomware: old name, new business model
#2077 Don’t let WikiLeaks scare you off of Signal and other encrypted chat apps
#2076 WikiLeaks claims CIA could turn Samsung Smart TVs into listening devices
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