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Latest security news updates from the week gone by
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Personal information of app users leaked on Google Play People who still disregard Android security and do not take privacy controls over the platform seriously, will be alarmed to learn this piece of news. An Australian app developer recently discovered that he had complete access to personal information of the users who downloaded his application. Alarmingly, this information was available to the developer even after he uninstalled the app or

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Oracle releases Java 7 update 11 for zero-day flaw but concerns linger
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A zero-day vulnerability discovered in Java last week prompted separate warnings from the US government, Apple, and Mozilla advising users not to use the software. Apple took the rare step of disabling the Java 7 plug-in on Macs where it is installed by updating its "Xprotect.plist" blacklist, part of the anti-malware built into OS X.  Oracle released a patch for the vulnerability on Sunday and today Apple released Java 7 Update 11 which

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