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Hacked Alaskan civil servants revert to old technology

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A local government department in the state of Alaska has been crippled by a ransomware infestation. The attack encrypted 500 desktop computers and 120 servers; encrypting internal systems, emails and back-up data, and also the door entry and telecoms systems. While the borough’s antivirus software succeeded in spotting one part… Read more »

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Hackers penetrated Alaska’s election website

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It now appears that, along with Illinois and Arizona, the state of Alaska was also a victim of hackers during the 2016 presidential election. While the hacktivists succeeded in accessing Alaska’s main election website and claimed to have penetrated its online tabulation ballot, they failed to tamper with any content…. Read more »

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Family allows website visitors to remotely control Christmas lights

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A family in Alaska have put their festively decorated home online where visitors are able to remotely control the Christmas lights on the exterior of the house, creating their own light show spectacular. One of the residents of this property in Fairbanks, Alaska, is an IT expert and set up… Read more »

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