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Florida Virtual School was hacked 2 years ago

“Florida Virtual School (FLVS) recently learned of a potential data security incident involving certain information provided to us by students and parents. We are providing this notice as a precaution to inform potentially affected individuals about the incident and to call your attention to some steps you can take to help protect yourself. We sincerely regret any concern this may cause you.” Florida Virtual School was hacked two years, but they only “learned” about the…

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Banks are trying to weaken a new security protocol

The technology industry and financial industry aren’t seeing eye to eye on the new security protocol TLS 1.3. The most recent implementation that is deployed is TLS 1.2 that was released in 2008, so an update to the TLS specification is due for an update. TLS stands for Transport Layer Security and encrypts the data that is transferred between you and whichever web server you have requested a website from and is used for virtual private…

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FISA Section 702 re-authorization

FISA Section 702 authorizes the NSA to collect foreign communications outside of the US to include terrorist threats. There are some problems with this section to include, but not limited to, abuse. Few safeguards are in place to protect US citizens that are often caught up in foreign NSA surveillance with most of the safeguards being administrative and unenforced.

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