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  1. Nexus 7 2013 Receives Firmware Update

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    Google has managed to solve the multi-touch issue on the new Nexus 7.2 tablets, relegating it to the “Job Completed” segment through the introduction of the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update with build number JSS15Q that will include the multi-touch bug fix. This particular new update for the Nexus 7 is available via Over The Air (OTA), so you will just have to be patient if you have not yet received your fix.

    According to Paul Wilcox, a member of Google’s ...
  2. HP plugs password-leaking printer flaw

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    Security flaws in a range of HP printers create a way for hackers to lift administrator's passwords and other potentially sensitive information from vulnerable devices, infosec experts have warned.

    HP has released patches for the affected LaserJet Pro printers to defend against the vulnerability (CVE-2013-4807), which was discovered by Michal Sajdak of Sajdak discovered it was possible to extract plaintext versions of users' passwords via ...
  3. Backdoor in US emergency alert systems

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    Security researchers at IOActive discovered that publicly available firmware updates for emergency alert systems by Digital Alert Systems
    and Monroe Electronics include SSH keys that enable remote attackers to log in as root. The US-CERT's advisory also mentions other vulnerabilities that affect the generation of passwords and session IDs or provide access to log files that could potentially contain sensitive information. Applying firmware updates will resolve the ...