Schools under Cyberattack

Schools Under Cyberattack, Chrome Ad Blocking Update, US Election Interference

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In episode 138 for September 14th 2020: School districts under cyber-attack, Google Chrome’s new ad blocking feature, and Microsoft’s latest alert about foreign interference in the 2020 US election.

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City of Hartford postpones first day of school after ransomware attack
https://www.zdnet.com/article/city-of-hartford-postpones-first-day-of-school-after-ransomware-attack/

Hackers shutdown first day of Toledo Public Schools’ online classes
https://www.13abc.com/2020/09/08/hackers-shutdown-first-day-of-toledo-public-schools-online-classes/

Miami-Dade Schools: Students log on successfully after days of cyber slowdowns
https://www.local10.com/news/local/2020/09/03/superintendent-miami-schools-platform-also-targeted-by-foreign-interference/

Google Chrome starts blocking ads that slow down the browser
https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/google/google-chrome-starts-blocking-ads-that-slow-down-the-browser/

New cyberattacks targeting U.S. elections
https://blogs.microsoft.com/on-the-issues/2020/09/10/cyberattacks-us-elections-trump-biden/

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