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  We want to thank the tipster who sent us a very interesting new document. We’re not at liberty yet to tell you just how our correspondent got their hands on this particular item — but that may change in the near future.

Anyway, what we’re talking about is a most fascinating item, a [...]

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Facing Tomorrow's High-Tech School Surveillance

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Microsoft Windows built-in anti-malware tool, Windows Defender, has become the very first antivirus software to have the ability to run inside a sandbox environment.

Sandboxing is a process that runs an application in a safe environment isolated from the rest of the operating system and applications on a computer. So that if a sandboxed application gets compromised, the technique prevents its


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It's been quite a year for the open source platforms.

Earlier this year, Microsoft acquired popular code repository hosting service GitHub for $7.5 billion, and now IBM has just announced the biggest open-source business deal ever.

IBM today confirmed that it would be acquiring open source Linux firm Red Hat for $190 per share in cash, working out to a total value of approximately $34 billion.


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Interview with software developer Iain Row on the experience of reporting a vulnerability he discovered on the website of UK-based retailer Card Factory.



Latest Hacking News Podcast #151 on Latest Hacking News.

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Yahoo To Pay $50M, Other Costs For Massive Data Breach

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12 Malicious Python Libraries Found And Removed From PyPi

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Tech Tent: Tim Cook's Privacy Crusade

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[Narconon quackery: It’s continental!]

Rod Keller finds that Scientology’s Narconon scam can get, yes, even sketchier…

Scientology opened Narconon Europe in 2015 in Helsinge, Denmark on the banks of Lake Arresø to serve as a “continental” Narconon that would deliver the drug rehab program but also to train Narconon staff members in Europe. It’s hard [...]

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Facebook Finds More Fake Accounts From Iran

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  Our Saturday ‘Scientology Lit’ series has been coming to this — still the best biography of Scientology’s founder and perhaps the best book about Scientology of them all, Russell Miller’s Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard. Difficult to find in this country for a long time, the book is back [...]

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Could China Be Using SS7 Vulns To Spy On Trump's Cell Phone?

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DNA, Fingerprints, And Pings From A Cell Tower Lead FBI To Bombing Suspect

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No Surprise, China Has Been Hijacking BGP Routes

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Cathay Pacific Hacked, Personal Data For 9.4 Million Passengers Compromised

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[Before the fall: Mariah Carey and James Packer]

You may have been seeing stories out of Australia about actor Tom Cruise and an Australian billionaire named James Packer. These stories caught us by surprise for two reasons.

1: Most of what’s in them was already covered by Steve Cannane in his excellent 2016 book Fair [...]

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Pentagon Expands Bug Bounty To Include Physical Systems

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An Indian security researcher has discovered a highly critical flaw in X.Org Server package that impacts OpenBSD and most Linux distributions, including Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, and Fedora.

Xorg X server is a popular open-source implementation of the X11 system (display server) that offers a graphical environment to a wider range of hardware and OS platforms. It serves as an


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