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Many victims of OPM Fed Govt Breach still don’t know they’re victims.

Up to 21.5 million notifications to be sent this month.

Google to “downrank” sites that prompt for App installs

Have you visited a site and had “Tapatalk” offered for install on your mobile device?  Google is now automatically lowering the search rank of such sites.

Windows 7 & 8 get Windows 10 User Tracking Features

With the latest set of patches Microsoft has included some of the tracking features of Windows 10 into earlier version.

IOS malware targets jailbroken iPhones, 225k accounts compromised.

Most of the victims were in China.

Android applications using “exploits” to get “root”

At least one case of “malware” using these “certificate-based” exploits made it into the Google Play store.

0Day in Mercury and Dolphin Android Browsers

If you use the Mercury or Dolphin Browser, time to use something else until this vulnerability is patched.

The AshMad Aftermath

Lawsuits, SPAM, and something much worse.

Starting September Amazon will no longer support Flash Ads

They will also require that advertisements URL must be a destination and not a redirect.  There are several other high impact restrictions.  This is probably an attempt to remove the need for ad blockers.

More on the Ashley Madison Hack

The password dump also includes Windows credentials.

Microsoft Releases CRITICAL Patch for Internet Explorer

Microsoft has released a patch for all versions of IE.  Use Windows Update ASAP.