Weekend news review: February 2-6

Apple fixes 33 security bugs with iOS 8.1.3 update

Apple fixes 33 security bugs with iOS 8.1.3 update

Apple fixed a number of flaws with its latest iOS update and improved stability and performance. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/ios-813-addresses-vulnerabilities-improves-performance/article/395963/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Researchers observe new Flash Player zero-day bug being exploited

Researchers observe new Flash Player zero-day bug being exploited

Adobe said it is aware of reports that a newly identified Flash Player zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/adobe-warns-flash-users-of-zero-day-vulnerability/article/395957/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
BMW issues security patch for bug allowing attackers physical access into vehicles

BMW issues security patch for bug allowing attackers physical access into vehicles

The German automobile maker issued a patch for a security issue that could have affected more than 2 million vehicles and allowed attackers to gain physical access to the cars. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/bmw-patches-sim-card-software-bug/article/395979/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Firm warns of Google Play apps spreading adware

Firm warns of Google Play apps spreading adware

In some instances, it took 30 days for the newly-installed apps to display "abnormal" behavior. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/firm-warns-of-google-play-apps-spreading-adware/article/396224/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
AOL advertising network again used to distribute malware

AOL advertising network again used to distribute malware

Anyone who visited the websites of The Huffington Post and LA Weekly - among other websites - on Saturday or Sunday stands to be infected with a Kovter trojan used for advertising click fraud. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/malvertising-attack-via-aol-advertising-network-continues/article/396473/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
'Operation Pawn Storm' espionage campaign infecting iOS devices

'Operation Pawn Storm' espionage campaign infecting iOS devices

Trend Micro researchers identified two mobile apps for iOS that are being used to eavesdrop on communications among high-profile government, embassy and defense personnel. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/spyware-apps-are-targeting-high-profile-government-personnel/article/396488/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Anthem breach: what we know so far

Anthem breach: what we know so far

Managed health care company Anthem announced on Wednesday that it was the target of a cyber attack, and that member information was compromised. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/anthem-breach-what-we-know-so-far/article/396588/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Exclusive: Mandiant speaks on Anthem attack, custom backdoors used

Exclusive: Mandiant speaks on Anthem attack, custom backdoors used

Mandiant was brought on site Tuesday, after Anthem started their own internal investigation. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/anthem-brings-in-mandiant-to-investigate-resolve-breach/article/396749/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Zero-day bug identified in popular FancyBox WordPress plugin

Zero-day bug identified in popular FancyBox WordPress plugin

The developers of FancyBox have issued a patch to address the bug, which was actively being exploited in the wild. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/fancybox-developers-issue-an-update-for-zero-day-bug/article/396965/" target="_blank">Read more</a>
Community debates encryption's value in Anthem incident

Community debates encryption's value in Anthem incident

Experts argue that encryption is not the key piece in the Anthem breach if the incident involved a targeted attack on admin credentials. <a style="color: #FFFFFF" href="http://www.scmagazine.com/anthem-breach-sparks-discourse-on-encryption/article/396989/" target="_blank">Read more</a>

The second largest health insurance provider in the country had its systems breached and BMW patched a vulnerability that could have allowed hackers to physically access a vehicle. For a closer look at these articles, click here to visit our news section.

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