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Russian hackers attack U.S. networks

Criminals from Russia appear to have hacked into several computer networks in the US, some of them holding secure government info.

Total shutdown in Baltimore Co.; cyberattack

Criminals broke into the network at the 115,000-student district and scrambled files. Schools are closed for remote learning for now.

Ransomware a bigger threat during pandemic

Ransomware attacks have become more costly and frequent against our nation's public school districts, which are easy targets.

Cyberattack chokes Miami-Dade

Virtual learning was halted as schools opened Monday in Miami, the result of a coordinated cyberattack. 16-year-old suspect arrested.

Cyber ransom was paid by N.Y. district

A ransomware attack, similar to one that struck Baltimore Co. in the spring, forced a N.Y. school district to pay $88K.

Hackers shut down 911 in Baltimore, gov’t in Atlanta

Computer hackers have breached major government computers in Atlanta and Baltimore, giving us reason to raise an alarm.

Large-scale DDoS attack shuts us down

A DDoS attack, initiated by criminals on compromised networks of computers, known as botnets, took Voxitatis offline for a moment these past few days.

Cyberattack ransomware may have aftershocks

A ransomware cyberattack has hit more than 150 countries and is spread by users clicking a link in illegitimate email.

Why tweets are no good for presidents

Donald Trump's tweets, particularly about the Russian hacking, reveal a low ability on his part to comprehend the depth of the problem.