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Malicious Kindle eBooks can give hackers access to your Amazon account

2014/09/16

Softpedia - (International) A security researcher identified a security issue in Amazon's "Manage your Kindle page" that can be exploited using a malicious eBook file to take over a user's Amazon account. The same vulnerability was reported and fixed in November 2013 but was reintroduced in a new version of the page.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Malicious-Kindle-Ebooks-Can-Give-Hackers-Access-to-Your-Amazon-Account-458983.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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