Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#540 Nexus Security Bulletin—April 2016
The most severe of these issues is a Critical security vulnerability that could enable remote code execution on an affected device through multiple methods such as email, web browsing, and MMS when processing media files.

Android Security Advisory 2016-03-18 previously discussed use of CVE-2015-1805 by a rooting application. CVE-2015-1805 is resolved in this update. There have been no reports of active customer exploitation or abuse of the other newly reported issues. Refer to the Mitigations section for further details on the Android security platform protections and service protections such as SafetyNet, which improve the security of the Android platform.
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#546 Ubuntu patches kernel vulnerabilities
#545 First Windows 10 preview with bash support is out now
#544 Crypto ransomware targets called by name in spear-phishing blast
#543 Quanta LTE router beset by over 20 critical security flaws
#542 Phishing email that knows your address
#541 Apple iPhone 6S, 6S Plus vulnerable to new lock screen bypass flaw
#540 Nexus Security Bulletin—April 2016
#539 Obtaining login tokens for an Outlook, Office or Azure account
#538 Microsoft patches severe account hijacking security flaw
#537 Samsam may signal a new trend of targeted ransomware
#536 NoScript and other popular Firefox add-ons open millions to new attack
#535 Emergency update coming for Flash vulnerability under attack
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