[HackerNews] Google Warns of New Android 0-Day Vulnerability Under Active Targeted Attacks

Google has rolled out its monthly security patches for Android with fixes for 39 flaws, including a zero-day vulnerability that it said is being actively exploited in the wild in limited, targeted attacks.
Tracked as CVE-2021-1048, the zero-day bug is described as a use-after-free vulnerability in the kernel that can be exploited for local privilege escalation. Use-after-free issues are

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[SecurityWeek] Android App Developers Required by Google to Share More Info on Data Handling

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[ZDNet] Report highlights top 10 threat detections seen across Microsoft Azure AD and Office 365

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Office 365 Risky Exchange Operation detection was at or near the top of the list of detections seen by customers of cybersecurity firm Vectra. Source: Read More (Latest topics for ZDNet in Security)

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[TheRecord] Ukrainian police detain gang who laundered funds for Russian hacking groups

Ukraine’s national police detained suspects on Monday for stealing funds from cryptocurrency wallets and laundering profits for cybercrime organizations. The arrests took place as part of a joint investigation with US authorities, the Ukrainian National Police (NPU) said in a press release on Monday. An undisclosed number of suspects were detained following house searchers across the country. […]

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