State-Sponsored Hacker Gang Has a Side Gig in Fraud

LinuxSecurity.com: An elite group of nation-state hackers running roughshod through the financial sector and other industries in the U.S. has pioneered techniques that others are following, and has used sophisticated methods to go after hardened targets, including hacking a security firm to undermine the security service the company provided its clients.

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NSA says Snowden took documents from internal website

LinuxSecurity.com: Former security contractor Edward Snowden was able to obtain secret documents revealing a massive U.S. spying effort from the National Security Agency’s internal website, U.S. officials said according to a report on Wednesday.

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Ubuntu: 1961-1: systemd vulnerability

LinuxSecurity.com: systemd could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.

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Ubuntu: 1957-1: Jockey vulnerability

LinuxSecurity.com: Jockey could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.

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Ubuntu: 1955-1: apt-xapian-index vulnerability

LinuxSecurity.com: apt-xapian-index could be tricked into bypassing polkit authorizations.

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Ubuntu: 1954-1: libvirt vulnerabilities

LinuxSecurity.com: Several security issues were fixed in libvirt.

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Ubuntu: 1962-1: ubuntu-system-service vulnerability

LinuxSecurity.com: ubuntu-system-service could be tricked into bypassing polkitauthorizations.

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