Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#754 Five vulnerabilities fixed in Chrome browser, Google pays $20K to bug hunters
Google is urging Windows, Mac and Linux users to update their Chrome browser to fix five security holes – two which rate as high severity. Google warned users of the vulnerabilities Wednesday as it released a new version, 50.0.2661.102, of the browser.

The Chrome security holes were found by four bug bounty hunters as part of Google’s Chromium Project and its bug bounty program. One of those bug bounty hunters was noted Polish security researcher Mariusz Mlynski who earned a total of $15,500 for identifying two Chrome browser security vulnerabilities.
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#756 Walmart sues Visa, wants to require PINs for all chip-enabled debit cards
#755 Corruption, code execution vulnerabilities patched in open source archiver 7-Zip
#754 Five vulnerabilities fixed in Chrome browser, Google pays $20K to bug hunters
#753 Emergency Flash update patches public zero-day
#752 Chinese ARM vendor left developer backdoor in kernel for Android and other devices
#751 Spam and phishing in Q1 2016
#750 Opera adds power-saving mode, offers “up to 50%” longer battery life
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