Australia Teen Violates Secure Network of Apple

A schoolboy who aimed to work for Apple, hacked computer systems of the company. The tech giant described the facts on Friday that no customer data was compromised by the action performed by the boy. The Children’s Court of Victoria was stated that the teenager violated into mainframe of Apple which is an enormous, dominant data processing system. The boy attempted this activity from his home in the suburbs of Melbourne location and downloaded 90GB of saved files.

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SAP Announces Security Updates of August 2018

SAP announced its security updates for August 2018 on Tuesday. The modern round of updates contains over two dozen fixes, however, none of them are for serious flaws. The German software giant has delivered 27 SAP Security Notes, containing 14 Patch Day Notes and 13 Support Package Notes. Seven of the complete are updates to earlier issued fixes.

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Bug Bounty Program of Google Conceals Platform Exploitation

Google declared the development of its flaw bounty program on Wednesday to comprise practices that can be employed to evade the abuse detection systems of the company. The Internet giant entitlements to have remunerated out over $12 million as portion of its Vulnerability Reward Programs since 2010, containing payouts for flaw reports defining systems for avoiding fraud, exploitation and spam systems.

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Microsoft and Adobe Patched Seventy Flaws Along With 58 Other Vulnerabilities

Microsoft and Adobe have grouped up to carry about more than seventy fixes with Patch Tuesday of this month’s batch announced today. Microsoft backed the majority of the patches produced the current month, thrusting out updates for sixty CVE-listed flaws in its products. These updates should be installed immediately so that you are capable to examine and organize them.

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Hazardous Flaw Fixed in Oracle Database

Oracle notified customers late on Friday that its Database product is disturbed by a severe flaw. Fixes have been announced and users have been instructed to install them as quickly as possible.

The security bug, trailed as CVE-2018-3110 with a CVSS score of 9.9, marks Oracle Database 11.2.0.4 and 12.2.0.1 on Windows. Version 12.1.0.2 on Windows and Database functioning on Unix or Linux are also influenced, however fixes for these versions were comprised in Oracle’s July 2018 CPU.

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Vulnerabilities in Siemens Tool Set ICS Environments at Danger

Analysts exposed severe flaws in TIA Portal of Siemens for SIMATIC STEP7 and SIMATIC WinCC can be oppressed by hazard creators for sideways effort and other determinations in ICS environments. The Totally Integrated Automation Portal is a section of software from Siemens that offers company’s unlimited access to the automation services of company.

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Researchers Discover Vulnerability in WhatsApp

Analysts at Israeli Cybersecurity Company Checkpoint stated on Wednesday that they had identified a bug in WhatsApp that could permit attackers to amend and send fake messages in the famous social messaging app. It was further stated that the flaw gives an attacker the probability to divert and control messages sent by those in a group or private chat in addition to generate and spread misinformation.

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SegmentSmack Vulnerability in Linux Kernel Permits Faraway DoS Threats

A flaw in the Linux kernel can permit a faraway hacker to activate a denial-of-service – DoS form by sending particularly crafted packets to the aimed system. The bug could influence quite many companies. The security flaw, described as high seriousness, has been called as SegmentSmack and is pursued as CVE-2018-5390. Juha-Matti Tilli of Aalto University and Nokia’s Bell Labs determined the matter.

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