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Hackers make student data public in escalating demands for ransom

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/hackers-make-student-data-public-in-escalating-demands-for-ransom-1096881219949 With the increasing amount of information that is made accessible online or digitized, the more exposures individuals have to attacks such as these at this small school in Montana. Although this can be framed as a “small scale” attack, … Continue reading

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China defends state control over internet at technology forum

https://www.ft.com/content/dad122c8-d7e8-11e7-a039-c64b1c09b482 I believe this article is very relevant to the current net neutrality debate that is happening. China has held strict government regulations over their internet and is in favor of each country having their own sovereignty when it comes … Continue reading

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Facebook: 80,000 Russian-Backed Ads Potentially Reached A Third of All Americans

https://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/video/facebook-80-000-russian-backed-ads-potentially-reached-a-third-of-all-americans-1084829251562 Facebook is now saying that “approximately 126 million people may have been served one of their stories”, referring to Russian government backed adds, between 2015 and 2017 in the past two years. Facebook has shut down these accounts, however … Continue reading

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