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ZoneAlarm, an internet security software company owned by Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point Technologies, has suffered a data breach exposing data of its discussion forum users, the company confirmed The Hacker News.

With nearly 100 million downloads, ZoneAlarm offers antivirus software, firewall, and additional virus protection solutions to home PC users, small businesses, and mobile
<p>Uber chief Dara Khosrowshahi called&#xA0;Saudi Arabia&#x2019;s killing and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi &#x201C;a serious mistake.&#x201D;</p><br /><p>People are calling for another boycott of Uber after CEO&#xA0;Dara Khosrowshahi called&#xA0;Saudi Arabia&#x2019;s killing and dismemberment of journalist Jamal Khashoggi &#x201C;a serious mistake.&#x201D;</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
Educational institutions main target during September spike

Kasperksy researchers have blamed pesky schoolkids for the big September spike in denial-of-service attacks.…

Hubbard created an environment in scientology of “Us v. Them” — a hallmark of cult indoctrination. You must have an “enemy” upon whom you can lay blame for all failure/terrible conditions and if you can then convince your followers that you are the only one who understands the dangers and can vanquish this scourge and […]
Not even data recovery companies

A data recovery company is dubiously claiming it has cracked decryption of Dharma ransomware – despite there being no known method of unscrambling its files.…


We usually see Apple boasting about its seemingly robust security and privacy measures. Nonetheless, like any other technology, Apple products

Apple Mail On MacOS Stores Parts Of Encrypted Emails In Unencrypted Form on Latest Hacking News.

<p>We&#x2019;ve heard winning isn&#x2019;t everything, but new research proves that &#x201C;losing&#x201D; might boost your success in the long run. </p><br /><p>After three years of pursuing an ambitious project to understand what kinds of teams promote optimal innovation, my colleagues and I were nearing the finish line. The resulting paper was nearing long-awaited publication. The journal we&#x2019;d targeted had put the paper through several review rounds, we&#x2019;d addressed all comments, and the editor had revised the paper to meet the jo
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urnal&#x2019;s stringent space requirement. So when we left for the year-end holidays, we felt great.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>

Recently, NVIDIA has fixed numerous security vulnerabilities in its GeForce Experience software and GPU Display Driver. Users should ensure updating

NVIDIA Patched Multiple GeForce And GPU Driver Vulnerabilities on Latest Hacking News.

<p>There are reports that women are receiving credit lines up to 20 times smaller than their husband&#x2019;s credit lines.</p><br /><p>Goldman Sachs, the banking giant that the Apple Card is available through, has released a statement refuting allegations that its decisions on a customer&#x2019;s creditworthiness are sexist. The row began after an Apple Card user (and Ruby on Rails creator) David Heinemeier took to Twitter to question why Goldman Sachs gave him an Apple Card credit line that was 20 times that of the credit line his wife got.</p><p>R
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After receiving back to back reports of malicious apps on the Play Store, Google has finally taken a serious step

Google Forms App Defense Alliance To Stop ‘Bad Apps’ on Latest Hacking News.


[Miscavige and more accomplices]

With his second ‘Ideal Org’ grand opening in only a week, Scientology leader David Miscavige managed to round up more local shills to make speeches, and this time he actually snagged an elected official, something we haven’t seen in a while.

And not only was an Ohio state representative convinced to shill for [...]

<p>Singles Day a huge shopping holiday in the most-populated country on Earth, but it may never become a full-fledged shopping phenomenon in America.</p><br /><p>Today is Singles Day, but unless you live in China, you may not know that.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
<p>Comic actress and internet sensation Molly Erdman on how she got into the business of impersonating the presidential candidate, Kate McKinnon&#x2019;s competing take, and where she goes from here.</p><br /><p>One of the hottest videos on Twitter a few weeks ago was what appeared to be Massachusetts senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren returning a library book. It&#x2019;s just the kind of thing the civic-minded senator would do. She&#x2019;s already shared videos of herself in her kitchen, calling small-dollar donors to thank the
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m, and her dog Bailey has his own Twitter feed (@FirstDogBailey).</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
Plus, rConfig flaw raises alarms

Roundup  Time for a look at some of the other security stories making the rounds in the past week.…

<p>Michael Kratsios urged those responsible for building 5G networks to spurn China&#x2019;s big telecom hardware provider, while Edward Snowden sang the praises of end-to-end encryption.</p><br /><p>U.S. chief technology officer Michael Kratsios came to the Web Summit conference in Lisbon with a stern message: You don&#x2019;t want Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei in your 5G future.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
<p>During a live episode of &#x2018;Creative Conversation,&#x2019; &#x2018;CBS Sunday Morning&#x2019; correspondent Mo Rocca touched on the importance of indulging your curiosity.</p><br /><p>Listen to the latest episode of <em>Fast Company&#x2019;</em>s podcast <em>Creative Conversation</em>&#xA0;on&#xA0;Apple Podcasts, Spotify, RadioPublic, GooglePlay, or Stitcher.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
<p>The vast majority of medical research participants in the U.S. are white. Drugviu collects health-related information from people of color so they can get medical advice that applies to them.</p><br /><p>Though low income and &#x201C;suspicion toward medical research&#x201D; have been used to explain why people of color generally receive worse healthcare in the U.S. than their white counterparts, the matter is more complicated&#x2014;and entwined with institutional racism. Studies show that even wealthier black Americans, for example, stand to have poorer
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health than white people living in the U.S.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
MADRID (Sputnik) - Spain's Prime Minister and leader of the ruling Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE), Pedro Sanchez, which came out ahead in recent parliamentary elections, promised to "unblock" the country's political stalemate.
<p>A major investment from Blackstone will infuse cash into the dating app group and push Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd to the top. </p><br /><p>Private equity group Blackstone is taking a majority stake in Magic Labs, the parent company of dating app Bumble,&#xA0;valuing it at $3 billion. As part of the deal, Bumble founder and chief executive Whitney Wolfe Herd, will become CEO of MagicLab. Current CEO Andrey Andreev will be departing.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
<p>At the Innovation Festival, Rodsky shared how her new book, Fair Play, can help couples find a truly equitable way to divide up responsibilities.</p><br /><p>Eve Rodsky was fed up. For years she, like many other women, had shouldered the burden of invisible labor at home. Rodsky, a Harvard-educated lawyer and organizational management specialist who advises families and charitable foundations, was tired of being the &#x201C;she-fault&#x201D; parent. So she started a spreadsheet.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare">
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Continuing on the trail of smart security systems exhibiting security issues, now joins Amazon’s smart doorbells. Researchers found a serious

Vulnerability Found In Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell on Latest Hacking News.

<p>Like last year, the voter-driven awards show will air on the E! network along with other NBCUniversal channels. Here&#x2019;s how cord cutters can watch it live.</p><br /><p>The 2019 awards season unofficially arrives this weekend with the E! People&#x2019;s Choice Awards, which recognizes&#xA0;some 43 categories in movies, pop culture, music, and television, while still managing to clock in with a shorter running time than the Oscars.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>

Researchers have noted numerous security issues in multiple Cisco Small Business Routers. Since the vendors have now fixed the flaws,

Multiple Security Issues Detected In Cisco Small Business Routers – Update Now! on Latest Hacking News.

<p>Apple, Netflix, and Disney appear to be in a race to take over your binge-TV queue. But they&#x2019;re all playing different games.</p><br /><p>With the recent launch of Apple TV+&#xA0;and the imminent arrival of Disney+, the video landscape has never looked so competitive.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><div class="feedflare"><br /> <br /></div>
This, according to Ron, is not a threat or a curse… Sure seems like it to me. This is one of the huge traps of scientology. Hubbard constantly dangled the “research” and “next levels” as the reason to give your money and your life over to the cause.  In this regard it is much like […]

Researchers have come up with a new attack strategy against smart assistants. These attacks threaten all devices featuring voice assistants.

New Attack Strategy Against Smart Assistants Dubbed ‘LightCommands’ on Latest Hacking News.


 The Scientology Network (Scientology TV) may be the only digital property in the world being marketed primarily by hand.

Scientologists around the world are participating in the “Curious Campaign.” A group of three London publics (see above) are being credited with the distribution of 250,000 flyers for the network and have announced plans to distribute [...]

<p>There are many benefits to flexible work. But companies need to create the right conditions to make it a success. </p><br /><p>The world of work is fast changing. As life expectancy lengthens and labour markets shift, our working lives have become more complicated. The old expectations about how we work have become unsustainable&#x2014;not least the expectation that we religiously travel to and from a fixed location 10 times a week during rush hour, with all the knock-on effects that this has for carbon emissions.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><di
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Researchers have discovered more malicious Android apps on the Play Store. They specifically noticed numerous adware-delivering Android games and camera

More Adware-Delivering Android Games And Camera Apps Removed From Google Play Store on Latest Hacking News.

<p>Without action to reduce global carbon dioxide emissions, sea ice loss will eradicate most emperor penguin colonies by 2100.</p><br /><p>The concept of a canary in a coal mine&#x2014;a sensitive species that provides an alert to danger&#x2014;originated with British miners, who carried actual canaries underground through the mid-1980s to detect the presence of deadly carbon monoxide gas. Today another bird, the emperor penguin, is providing a similar warning about the planetary effects of burning fossil fuels.</p><p>Read Full Story</p><di
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<div class="block-paragraph"><div class="rich-text"><p>There’s so much that goes into building a great mobile game. Building a thriving business on top of it? That’s next level. Today, we’re announcing new solutions to increase the lifetime value of your players. Now, it’s easier than ever to re-engage your audience and take advantage of a new, smarter approach to monetization.</p></div></div><div class="block-paragraph"><div class="rich-text">Help inactive players rediscover your game<br/><p>&l
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t;/p><p>Let's face it, the majority of players you acquire aren't going to continue engaging with your game after just a handful of days. One of the biggest opportunities you have to grow your business is to get those inactive players to come back and play again.</p><p>We’re introducing App campaigns for engagement in Google Ads to help players rediscover your game by engaging them with relevant ads across Google’s properties. With App campaigns for engagement, you can reconnect with players in many different ways, such as encouraging lapsed players to complete the tutorial, introducing new features that have been added since a player’s last session, or getting someone to open the game for the first time on Android (which only Google can help with).</p><p>Learn more about it here or talk to your Google account representative if you’re interested in trying it out.</p><p></p></div></div><div class="block-image_full_width"><div class="article-module h-c-page"><div class="h-c-grid"></div></div></div><div class="block-paragraph"><div class="rich-text">Generate revenue from non-spending players<br/><p></p><p>Acquiring and retaining users is important, but retention alone doesn’t generate revenue.  Our internal data shows that, on average, less than four percent of players will ever spend on in-app items. One way to increase overall revenue is through ads. However, some developers worry that ads might hurt in-app purchase revenue by disrupting gameplay for players who do spend. What if you could just show ads to the players who aren't going to spend in your app? Good news—now you can.</p><p>We’re bringing a new approach to monetization that combines ads and in-app purchases in one automated solution. Available today, new smart segmentation features in Google AdMob use machine learning to segment your players based on their likelihood to spend on in-app purchases.</p><p>Ad units with smart segmentation will show ads only to users who are predicted not to spend on in-app purchases. Players who are predicted to spend will see no ads, and can simply continue playing.  Check it out by creating an interstitial ad unit with smart segmentation enabled.</p><p></p></div></div><div class="block-image_full_width"><div class="article-module h-c-page"><div class="h-c-grid"></div></div></div><div class="block-paragraph"><div class="rich-text"><p>To learn more about news ways to help you increase the lifetime value of your players, please join us at the Game Developers Conference. Location and details are below:</p><br/><p>What: Google Ads Keynote<br/>Where: Moscone West, room #2020<br/>When: Wednesday March 20th at 12:30 PM</p><br/><p>I'm excited for the week ahead and all the new games you’re building—I’m always on the lookout for my next favorite.</p><p><br/></p></div></div>