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FBI Arrests Hacker Linked to Former Rep. Katie Hill’s Campaign

Ryan Grim reports: Federal agents have arrested Arthur Dam in connection with a hacking spree that disrupted the 2018 Democratic California primary that ultimately nominated Katie Hill, according to a new criminal complaint. Dam, in the criminal complaint, is linked directly to the Hill campaign. Hill won the general election in California’s 25th District and...

Handshake security breach affects thousands of university students

Sarra Sundstrom reports: Handshake, the university’s job search platform, experienced a security incident last week that directly affected over 8,000 students and alumni. On Feb. 13, a number of students received a security alert from the university’s Career Center that an unknown party posing as a company on Handshake accessed student resumes. Resumes of...

MS: FBI investigating after Jackson Public Schools computer system hacked

Jacob Gallant reports: Jackson Public Schools is dealing with a network interaction after a recent cyber attack. School officials said in a statement that its information technology team, along with outside cyber-professionals, performed a full assessment of its computer system. They say student and employee information has not been compromised. Read more on WLBT. ...