Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#618 Android Security Report: 29 percent of active devices not up to patch vevels
In its annual Android Security Report, published today, Google said that 71 percent of active Android devices are running on Android 4.4.4 and higher, the only versions supported by Google with security updates.

According to the Android developer dashboard, 33.4 percent of devices are on 4.4, or KitKat, with 40.4 percent running Lollipop or Marshmallow. That still leaves a sizeable number of Android devices running on an unsupported, out of date operating system.
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#619 New system to identify people by their 'brainprints'
#618 Android Security Report: 29 percent of active devices not up to patch vevels
#617 Chrome extensions will soon have to tell you what data they collect
#616 Changing your password regularly is a terrible idea, and here's why
#615 MIT reveals AI platform which detects 85 percent of cyberattacks
#614 US-CERT to Windows users: Dump Apple Quicktime
#613 Rogue source code repos can compromise Mac security due to old Git version.
#612 Google Alerts, direct webmaster communication get bugs fixed quickly
#611 How hackers eavesdropped on a US Congressman using only his phone number
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