Ransomware attacks NYPD fingerprint database

The New York City Police Department’s fingerprint database was hit with ransomware in October 2018, a local newspaper learned. The attack was brought in by a third-party vendor who was installing video equipment at the NYPD’s police academy when it connected its infected computer to the police network, according to the New York Post. Source: SC […]

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Chinese hackers use malware to backdoor Microsoft SQL servers

New malware created by Chinese-backed Winnti Group has been discovered by researchers at ESET while being used to gain persistence on Microsoft SQL Server (MSSQL) systems. The new malicious tool dubbed skip-2.0 can be used by the attackers to backdoor MSSQL Server 11 and 12 servers, enabling them to connect to any account on the server using a so-called “magic password” and […]

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On Las Vegas’ giant 50,000 watt KXNT to discuss the Democratic Presidential Candidate forum on Gun Control

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, MSNBC joined the Giffords and March for Our Lives gun control groups to put a a forum for the Democrat presidential candidates. Dr. John Lott talked to Alan Stock about the different gun control proposals that Democrats are offering.

(Sunday, October 6, 2019, from 12:05 to 1:00 PM)

Part 1

Part 2

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