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 •  September 20

The Trump administration's ban on the use of a Russian cybersecurity firm's software is heightening suspicion worldwide that private internet firms might be in league with their home governments, an industry leader said Wednesday. The Trump administration last week told U.S. government agencies to remove Kaspersky Lab products from their networks,...

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 •  August 4

Security was the word at Olathe Northwest High School from July 24 to July 28. The CyberPatriots Club hosted an Air Force Association Cyber Camp for area student entering grades 6 to 12 this fall. CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air Force Association to educated and inspire students toward STEM disciplines,...

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 •  July 8

No, your neighborhood nuclear plant isn’t plugged into the internet. Sure, experts say, those atom-powered reactors have shown themselves to be imperfect. Three Mile Island. Chernobyl. Fukushima. Just to name the worst examples. A story from The New York Times posted Thursday reported that hackers penetrated computer networks of companies that run...

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 •  July 8

Computer hackers are focusing on companies that run nuclear power facilities, The New York Times reported this week. Among the targets: the company that runs the Wolf Creek power plant near Burlington, Kan. The extent of the hack, executed in May, is unclear. It doesn’t appear the hackers were able to penetrate the plant’s operating systems — the...