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FBI arrests Seattle woman for breaching CapitalOne’s servers; 100 million+ affected

Excerpt: Paige A. Thompson is in big trouble. The Seattle-based hacker is in federal custody after FBI agents searched her home and found evidence she breached the serves of CapitalOne.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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NPI talks to King County Elections Director Julie Wise about the 2018 general election

Excerpt: Read NPI's interview with King County's top elections official. Topics discussed include preparations for the 2018 November general election, ballot security, and reforms like prepaid postage on ballot return envelopes that are making it easier to vote.
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Obama administration strikes back at Putin regime for interfering in 2016 U.S. elections

Excerpt: It’s a start: President Obama struck back at Russia on Thursday for its efforts to influence the 2016 election, ejecting 35 suspected Russian intelligence operatives from the United States and imposing sanctions on Russia‚Äôs two leading intelligence services. The administration also penalized four top officers of one of those services, the powerful military intelligence unit […]
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Donald Trump praises Russia’s DNC hacking and urges Putin’s regime to keep it up

Excerpt: Clown. Charlatan. Bigot. Phony. Fraud. Donald Trump has been called all these things and more (and fittingly), but now we can add more descriptor to the list: Traitor. Only a man who puts himself and his own thirst for political power above his country would make such unpatriotic, reckless, and irresponsible comments: Donald J. Trump […]
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Ubuntu and Kubuntu 15.04 “Vivid Vervet” released; Debian 8 “Jessie” due Saturday

Excerpt: Editor’s note: If the terms GNU and Linux don’t mean anything to you, this post is probably going to read like a bunch of gibberish. Sorry. But do read on if you’re interested in learning more about the wonderful world of free software. Free software enthusiasts, it’s time to rev up your Advanced Packaging Tool […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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