More Ugandan Children facing Online Sexual Abuse

There has been a rise in the cases of children exposed to online sexual abuse as a result of increased access to affordable internet.

According to Emmanuel Mugabi CERT Analyst - Information Secuirty Directorate of the National Information Technology Authority -Uganda (NITA-U), online sexual abuse of children is usually done by paedophiles - adults who are sexually attracted to young children.

He says they befriend the children online for example on sociall media platforms and interest them in sexual - related content. 

Adobe Flash Zero-Day Under Attack

A zero-day vulnerability in Adobe’s ubiquitous Flash Player software is being exploited to launch malware attacks, the company warned in an advisory issued today.

The vulnerability, rated critical, will not be patched until May 12th.

The company credits Genwei Jiang of FireEye, Inc. with discovering the flaw, which provides an indication that it is being used in targeted attacks.

Google Chrome Releases Stable Channel Update

The stable channel has been updated to 50.0.2661.94 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Security Fixes and Rewards

Note: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.

Cisco Patches Hardcore Password, DOS Vulnerabilities in Software Devices

Cisco patched a handful of issues across its software line this week, including two critical vulnerabilities that could lead to the complete compromise of any devices running the software, and a hardcoded password that exists in some access points made by the company.

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