Google Patches 78 Vulnerabilities in Android

Google this week released another set of monthly patches for the Android mobile operating system, in an attempt to address no less than 78 security vulnerabilities.

Just as it has over the past few months, Google split the October 2016 security patches in two, each focused on specific issues.

Google this week released another set of monthly patches for the Android mobile operating system, in an attempt to address no less than 78 security vulnerabilities.

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OpenJPEG Flaw Allows Code Execution via Malicious Image Files

An update released last week for the OpenJPEG library addresses several bugs and important security issues, including a flaw that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code using specially crafted image files.

An update released last week for the OpenJPEG library addresses several bugs and important security issues, including a flaw that can be exploited to execute arbitrary code using specially crafted image files.

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DressCode Malware Infects 400 Apps in Google Play

A recently discovered mobile malware family called DressCode has infected over 400 applications that are being distributed via Google Play, Trend Micro security researchers warn.

The malware was initially said to have infected only around 40 apps in Google Play and a total of 400 apps distributed via third party app stores, but the actual infection numbers might be much higher, it seems.

A recently discovered mobile malware family called DressCode has infected over 400 applications that are being distributed via Google Play, Trend Micro security researchers warn.

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Time to move on with social engineering training, says Jenny Radcliffe

Training to harden employees against social engineering attacks needs to move on from mere awareness, according to social engineer Jenny Radcliffe.

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Training to harden employees against social engineering attacks needs to move on from mere awareness, according to social engineer Jenny Radcliffe.

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Digital apprentice turns social media into power security tool

Social media is a powerful tool for engaging communities on the topic of cyber security and raising awareness, a young digital apprentice is demonstrating.

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Social media is a powerful tool for engaging communities on the topic of cyber security and raising awareness, a young digital apprentice is demonstrating.

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Security Think Tank: Phishing awareness a key element of a security positive culture

Although many people are aware of phishing attacks, there are still a large number of successful compromises.

Phishing attacks counterfeit communications from a legitimate/trustworthy source to mislead recipients into revealing sensitive information.

Although many people are aware of phishing attacks, there are still a large number of successful compromises.

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