5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Jan. 9

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1) Google patched an Android vulnerability that could lead to device eavesdropping and other attacks.

2) A majority of European Union nations are not prepared for the General Data Protection Regulation, whose enforcement date is creeping closer.

3) A ransomware variant is targeting human relations departments.

4) The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to pony up big cash if you can create a tool that improves Internet of Things security.

5) Massachusetts became one of the first states to make data breach reports available online.

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