New Google+ Breach Will Lead to Early Service Shutdown

LinuxSecurity.com: As vulnerabilities go, it was the best sort: found by internal testing before it led to a security breach. Nevertheless, the latest Google+ software vulnerability was enough to push forward shutting down the service: Google now says it will be shuttered by April 2019 rather than the originally planned August 2019.

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Security News This Week: Did Quora Get Hacked? Top Answer: Yes

LinuxSecurity.com: Nearly a month after the midterm elections, details on a hack of the Republican National Congressional Committee reveals that meddling in the midterms was much worse than it seemed on election day. The hack probably should have been the biggest news of the week, but for a little distracting-and important!-thing called the Mueller probe.

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