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Personal home computers, laptops are just as prone to get hacked by ransomware

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Personal home computers, laptops are just as prone to get hacked by ransomware

Just because the recent cyber attack is focusing on big corporations, tech companies say your home computer is just as prone to these attacks. “Without calling dooms day, this is the one that’s does make a large-scale impact,” Timothy Harris with Modern Technology in Cape Girardeau, Missouri said. Harris is talking about WannaCry Ransomware. It is the most recent hacking-attack …

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Beware of hackers when using spy cameras at home, Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog warns

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hong Kong’s consumer watchdog has warned about the dangers of home surveillance cameras if users fail to take basic security steps to protect their privacy. The cameras have become popular in recent years with consumers looking to keep an eye … The post Beware of hackers […]

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Advocates urge Texas to prevent child abuse by expanding ‘home visitor’ programs

Texas needs to ramp up spending on proven child-abuse prevention programs, child advocates and several lawmakers said Tuesday.
Sending “home visitors” such as nurses, teachers and social workers to work with disadvantaged pregnant women and high-risk young families can avert huge state costs, several speakers said at a “Home Visiting and Child Protection Day” rally at the Capitol.
The programs improve future graduation rates and avoid social ills such as incarceration, they said.

But the state is spending only about $70 million, including federal funds, on Home Visiting and Nurse-Family Partnership programs in the current two-year cycle, said Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio.

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Trump Inspires School Bullying, NEA Says in Home Stretch Campaign Against Him – Politics K-12 – Education Week

The National Education Association says Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric has led to an increase in school bullying. But one researcher says it’s too soon to draw that conclusion

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94 Ways to Bring Comic-Con Home

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Texas Supreme Court sidesteps key home schooling issue – Education Week

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Teen in Ohio school cafeteria shooting cited bad home life – Education Week

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Closing the doors to smart home hackers

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Ovens that can be controlled from your phone to smart fridges that can order your food shopping – these are just some of the latest futuristic inventions well known department stores are launching in their London showrooms. As smart home technology hits the high street, there can be no doubt widespread adoption is not long […]

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Tweets May Reveal Your Home, Workplace Location to Hackers

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Twitterati, take note! Just a handful of your tweets over the course of a single day may be enough to disclose the location of your home and workplace even to a relatively low-tech snooper, scientists have found. Twitter’s location-reporting service is off by default, but many Twitter users choose to activate it. The study by […] View full post on AmIHackerProof.com | Can You Be Hacked?

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Police seized spent ammo, journals from prom shooter’s home – Education Week

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