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Security in the News, Aug. 4

A look at security stories in the news that are relevant to Akamai customers and beyond.

Android vulnerability still a threat to many devices nearly two years later (CSOonline)
Many apps that use the Android addJavascriptInterface API are still vulnerable to JavaScript code injection, researchers from Bromium said.

Microsoft ordered to turn over customer data stored in the cloud (Computerworld)
Federal court says warrant for info stored in Ireland is not an extra-territorial application of U.S law; decision has privacy implications.

The World's Most Hackable Cars (Dark Reading)
Researchers find 2014 models of Dodge Viper, Audi A8, Honda Accord are the least likely to be hit by hackers.

U.S. government warns of point-of-sale malware campaign (SearchSecurity)
The U.S. government has divulged details on the 'Backoff' point-of-sale malware campaign, which purportedly targets remote access software for entry.

Sandwich Chain Jimmy John's Investigating Breach Claims (KrebsonSecurity)
Sources at a growing number of financial institutions in the United States say they are tracking a pattern of fraud that indicates nationwide sandwich chain Jimmy John's may be the latest retailer dealing with a breach involving customer credit card data. The company says it is working with authorities on an investigation.

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