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5 Security Things to Know for the Week of Dec. 12

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1) A White House report commissioned earlier this year by President Obama returned 100 pages of key findings and recommendations related to cybersecurity.

2) An innovative malvertising campaign, which hides exploit code in image pixels and targets reputable websites, may have victimized millions.

3) Attackers are greatly increasing their use of the PowerShell scripting tool, installed by default on Windows machines, to spread malware.

4) Google issued an Android update that closes nearly 75 vulnerabilities, including the so-called "Dirty COW" bug in its Linux kernel.

5) Guard your IP cameras.