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In an effort to secure users' data while maintaining privacy, Google has announced a new security measure for Android Backup Service that now encrypts all your backup data stored on its cloud servers in a way that even the company can't read it.

Google allows Android users to automatically backup their essential app data and settings to their Google account, allowing them to simply restore it


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  The stage is set for Scientology’s Ideal Org grand opening in Detroit today at 1 pm. We hope to have live reports from a couple of correspondents on the scene.

This is the first Ideal Org opening in the US since Orlando in May. Scientology was very secretive about that shindig, but it [...]

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[The fabulous Kate Bornstein]

  One of our favorite stories at the Village Voice was the chance we got to write about Kate Bornstein’s unique journey in Scientology and later as a well-known New York transgender performance artist, captured in the 2012 memoir, A Queer and Pleasant Danger. Kate has had an amazing year with [...]

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Late last month Facebook announced its worst-ever security breach that allowed an unknown group of hackers to steal secret access tokens for millions of accounts by taking advantage of a flaw in the 'View As' feature.

At the time of the initial disclosure, Facebook estimated that the number of users affected by the breach could have been around 50 million, though a new update published today by


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Fake Adobe Flash Updates Hide Malicious Crypto Miners

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A Mysterious Grey Hat Is Patching People's Outdated MikroTik Routers

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  Pete Griffiths brought our attention to something interesting yesterday. He noted that Scientology, as usual, posted numerous pretty photos from its most recent big event at its various websites. In this case, we’re talking about the annual gala for the International Association of Scientologists (IAS) held in a giant tent at Saint Hill [...]

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Californian Man Gets Six Months For Assisting Russian Trolls

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Smart TVs – despite being convenient and user-friendly they remain vulnerable to security threats. The hackers remain on the verge



Sony Patched Three Critical Vulnerabilities In Smart TV Bravia on Latest Hacking News.

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Yes, it is official. The massively popular battle royale video game from Epic Games, Fortnite: Battle Royale is finally available for Android devices.

Epic announced Thursday that the Android version of Fortnite is now available for everyone to download for free, so you no longer require an invite to play the most popular battle royale game on your phone.

Epic Games have provided a list of


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Chinese payment companies warn of compromised Apple ID theft, FitMetrix exposes millions of customer details and a US man has been sentenced for aiding Russian troll activity on episode 140 of our daily podcast.



Latest Hacking News Podcast #140 on Latest Hacking News.

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Google has added a new security feature to the latest Linux kernels for Android devices to prevent it against code reuse attacks that allow attackers to achieve arbitrary code execution by exploiting control-flow hijacking vulnerabilities.

In code reuse attacks, attackers exploit memory corruption bugs (buffer overflows, type confusion, or integer overflows) to take over code pointers stored


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Network Time Protocol Bugs Sting Juniper Operating System

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Once again, MikroTik Routers make it into the news. Allegedly, a researcher discovered several vulnerabilities in MikroTik Routers that could



Multiple Vulnerabilities Dicovered In RouterOS That Affected MikroTik Routers on Latest Hacking News.

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Hackers Breach Web Hosting Provider For The Second Time In The Past Year

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Cops Arrest Infamous SIM Swapper Who Stole Crypto Currency

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[Dave Richards and Ron Miscavige, after the Eagles Super Bowl win in February]

We were saddened to learn from Ron Miscavige and Becky Bigelow last night that Dave Richards died unexpectedly yesterday at his home in Phoenix. He was 69.

Dave Richards was one of the most congenial of the longtime former Scientology executives to [...]

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Chinese Tor Clampdown Pushes Hackers Into Other Backyards

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Arrested Chinese Intel Officer Sparks Fears Of New Hacking Efforts

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A dark web drugs kingpin who was arrested last year when he arrived in the United States to compete in the World Beard and Mustache Championships has now been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola sentenced 36-year-old French national Gal Vallerius, aka "OxyMonster," after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute


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Experian Site Blabbed Codes To Unlock Credit Accounts For Fraudsters

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New espionage group forgoes malware, critical WhatsApp flaw could have been triggered by a call and a look at Russian and Chinese hacking communinites on episode 139 of the Latest Hacking News Podcast.



Latest Hacking News Podcast #139 on Latest Hacking News.

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GAO Report Slams DoD Cyber Security Practices

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Four Critical Flaws Patched In Adobe Digital Edition

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World's Largest CCTV Maker Leaves At Least 9 Million Cameras Open To Public Viewing

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