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August 7, 2015, 12:10 PM

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Daniel Veditz / Mozilla Security Blog:
Firefox file-stealing exploit found in the wild, Mozilla issues security update patching the vulnerability  —  Firefox exploit found in the wild  —  Yesterday morning, August 5, a Firefox user informed us that an advertisement on a news site in Russia was serving a Firefox exploit that searched …
Matthew Panzarino / TechCrunch:
Apple.com redesign does away with ‘Store’ tab and ‘store.apple.com’ domain, integrates shopping buttons in every product page  —  Apple.com, One Of The World's Biggest Stores, Gets A Redesign  —  A redesign of Apple.com that went live today removed the standalone ‘Store’ tab …
Mike Beasley / 9to5Mac:
Everything new in iOS 9 beta 5: AT&T Wi-Fi Calling, keyboard changes, CarPlay tweaks, and more  —  With the release of today's iOS 9 beta, Apple has introduced several new features.  The first on the list, and probably one of the most important, is support for Wi-Fi Calling on AT&T …
CNBC:
US officials: Russian “state actor” hacked Pentagon's Joint Staff unclassified email system around July 25; no classified data seized  —  Russia hacks Pentagon computers: NBC, citing sources  —  NBC News is reporting Russia has hacked computers at the Pentagon, with CNBC's Sue Herera.
Mark Wilson / BetaNews:
Zimperium releases free Stagefright detector Android app, shows if device is vulnerable  —  Zimperium releases Stagefright detection tool and vulnerability demo video  —  We've already looked at the Stagefright vulnerability, discovered by Zimperium, and shown what can be done to deal with it.
Bloomberg Business:
American Airlines, Sabre Said to Be Hit in Hacks Backed by China  —  A group of China-linked hackers that has mowed through the databanks of major American health insurers and stolen personnel records of U.S. military and intelligence agencies has struck at the heart of the nation's air-travel system …
Michael Gold / Reuters:
Taiwan's HTC says to cut jobs, smartphone models to revive sales  —  Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp said it would cut jobs and discontinue models as part of its strategy to focus on high-end devices to better compete with the likes of Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics.
Mary Jo Foley / ZDNet:
Microsoft open sources early preview of its Windows Bridge toolkit for porting iOS apps to Windows 10, with final version later in fall  —  Microsoft open sources its iOS toolkit for building Windows 10 apps  —  Microsoft is making an early version of its ‘Project Islandwood’ bridge …

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