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Heavy security gap in Internet Explorer 8

A security gap in Internet Explorer 8 makes it possible to execute program codes on therefor prepared websites.

More information can be found here:
http://www.heise.de/security/meldung/Schwere-Sicherheitsluecke-im-Internet-Explorer-8-1856621.html

 

Android virus Scans can easily be tricked

Android virus scans can be easily tricked, as research from Northwestern University and North Carolina State University has shown.

More information can be found here:
http://www.heise.de/security/meldung/Android-Virenscanner-sind-leicht-auszutricksen-1855331.html