5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Oct. 26

  • Apple released scores of patches for its Mac OS X and iOS platforms, as well as related products.

  • Oracle dispensed patches for more than 150 vulnerabilities as part of its quarterly security update.

  • Popular content management system (CMS) Joomla fixed a critical SQL injection vulnerability that was discovered by Trustwave SpiderLabs researchers.

  • Facebook began alerting users if it suspects their accounts are being targeted or have been compromised by nation-state adversaries.

  • Chip-based credit cards make fraud harder to pull off - but it has been done.

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