Blueliv Intelligence Briefing

Your cybersecurity news summary

Monday,   August 24th,   2020

Welcome to today’s intelligence briefing, covering noteworthy items on the cybersecurity news agenda.

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Google Drive vulnerability could allow malware installation

The issue resides in the “manage versions” feature implemented in Google Drive allows users to upload and manage different versions of a file and in the interface that allows users to provides a new version of the files to the users. The “manage versions” feature was designed to allow Google Drive users to update an older version of a file with a new one having the same file extension, unfortunately, this is not true. The researchers, discovered that the functionally allows users to upload a new version with any file extension for any file stored on Google Drive, allowing the upload of malicious executables. Learn more >

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