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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Juniper Issues Security Alert Tied to Routers and Switches

Juniper warned Thursday of a high-risk bug in the GD graphics library used in several versions of its Junos OS.

High Schooler Nets $10,000 For Google Bug

Google awarded a hefty $10,000 bounty to a high school student last week for uncovering a bug that could have let anyone access an internal Google website.

SAP Patch Tuesday Update Resolves 19 Flaws, Three High Severity

SAP released 19 patches on Tuesday, including a trio of vulnerabilities marked high severity in itsnbsp;businessnbsp;management software.

Mystery Company Offers $250,000 Bounty for VM Escape Vulnerabilities

An unnamed firm is paying up to $250,000 for vulnerabilities related to its virtualization platform.

Signed Mughthesec Adware Hijacking Macs for Profit

Mughthesec, a variant of the OperatorMac adware, has been turning hijacked Macs into revenue-generating machines for the authors.

Mozilla Fixes 29 Vulnerabilities in Firefox, Makes Flash Click-To-Activate

Mozilla fixed three critical vulnerabilities and made Flash click-to-activate by default when it released Firefox 55 on Tuesday

Mamba Ransomware Resurfaces in Brazil, Saudi Arabia

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have seen a resurgence of Mamba ransomware pop up recently in Brazil and Saudi Arabia.

Microsoft Patches Critical Windows Search Vulnerability

Microsoft patched 25 critical vulnerabilities, including a remote code execution bug in Windows Search.

Updates to Sofacy, Turla Highlight 2017 Q2 APT Activity

Attackers behind APT campaigns have kept busy in Q2 2017, adding new ways to bypass detection, crafting new payloads to drop, and identifying new zero days and backdoors to help them infect users and maintain persistence on machines.

Engineering Firm Leaks Sensitive Data on Dell, SBC and Oracle

Power Quality Engineering publicly exposed sensitive electrical infrastructure data on the public internet tied to Dell Technologies, SBC, Freescale, Oracle, Texas Instruments and the City of Austin.

Flash Player Marches Toward End, Patches Two Code Execution Bugs in...

Adobe today pushed out its first Flash Player update since announcing it would end-of-life the software in 2020.

Google Patches 10 Critical Bugs in August Android Security Bulletin

Google's August Android Security Bulletin featured patches for nearly a dozen remote code execution bugs impacting Google's Pixel and Nexus handsets.