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Schumer calls for federal response to school cyberattacks

Justin Murphy reports: Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., called on Congress and the FBI on Wednesday to help school districts and other local government bodies threatened by increasingly common and sophisticated cyberattacks. The issue has put school districts across New York on guard, particularly after the Syracuse City School District was hit with ransomware this year. The district paid a...

LinkedIn Can’t Block Analytics Company From Scraping Profiles

Wendy Davis reports: LinkedIn can’t rely on a 33-year-old anti-hacking law to prevent prevent the analytics firm HiQ Labs from mining data, a federal appellate court ruled Monday. The ruling, issued by a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, leaves in place an injunction that requires LinkedIn to allow publicly available...