This Week in Security
Announcements, patches, updates and vulnerabilities in the news this week.
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UK Telecoms Provider TalkTalk Hacked
They state that the credit card information stolen is incomplete and should not enable the hackers to make financial transactions.
Read their press release here:
Apple Updates Released
Apple has release updates and patches for the following software this week:
OS X Server 5.0.15
Mac EFI Security Update 2015-002
OS X El Capitan 10.11.1 and Security Update 2015-007
Read the details here:
Apple is removing from the AppStore apps that are collecting users personal data without their consent with the Youmi API.
SMS Stealing Library Used in Many Android Apps
Applications that use the Chinese Taomike API have been stealing SMS messages, users only downloading from Google Play Store are not affected.
Read more about it here:
Google have declared they will implement a strict Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) policy in GMAIL
To read more about the announcement and the DMARC standard:
Oracle released a patch for 154 vulnerabilities on Tuesday, 24 of which were related to Java SE
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