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The Sunburst hack was massive and devastating – 5 observations from...

Paulo Shakarian, Arizona State University So much remains unknown about what is now being called the Sunburst hack, the cyberattack against U.S. government agencies and...

K-12 schools need to take cyberattacks more seriously

Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro Teachers in Baltimore County Public Schools knew something was wrong late in the day on Nov. 24...

Sketchy darknet websites are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic –...

David Maimon, Georgia State University Underground markets that sell illegal commodities like drugs, counterfeit currency and fake documentation tend to flourish in times of crisis,...

Private browsing: What it does – and doesn’t do – to...

Lorrie Cranor, Carnegie Mellon University and Hana Habib, Carnegie Mellon University Many people look for more privacy when they browse the web by using their...

Ransomware criminals are targeting US universities

Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro As COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continue to climb, government and higher education leaders have been focused...

Twitter hack exposes broader threat to democracy and society

Laura DeNardis, American University School of Communication In case 2020 wasn’t dystopian enough, hackers on July 15 hijacked the Twitter accounts of former President Barack...

How Apple and Google will let your phone warn you if...

Johannes Becker, Boston University and David Starobinski, Boston University On April 10, Apple and Google announced a coronavirus exposure notification system that will be built...

Videoconferencing keeps people connected while the coronavirus keeps them inside –...

Elizabeth Stoycheff, Wayne State University If, before COVID-19, you were concerned about all the data that technology companies had about you, just wait. As stay-at-home...

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Ched Evans: the legality and ethics of hiring a convicted rapist

By Jack Anderson, Queen's University Belfast As the directors of Oldham Athletic football club consider their options over the possible hiring of Ched Evans, the...