George H.W. Bush Is Unpersuaded By 5-Year-Old’s Case For Broccoli

Former President George H.W. Bush, perhaps the most powerful person to ever publicly declare how much he hated broccoli, got a letter from a 5-year-old extolling the virtues of the vegetable. The 41st president tweeted a picture he had received from a youngster named Cooper, who had eaten broccoli the…

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Feds fight journalist’s release pending appeal in hacking case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Federal prosecutors are opposing a tech-savvy journalist’s bid to stay out of prison while he appeals his convictions on computer hacking charges. Without relief from a federal judge or a higher court, former Reuters social media editor Matthew Keys could have…

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Follow-up arrest made in stolen credit card case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An 11th suspect was arrested in the fallout from a stolen credit card that was reported to Scappoose police. On May 26, continuing with what was described as a lengthy and complex investigation, officers arrested 47-year-old Kylan Simkins. Simkins was located…

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Healdsburg school official takes plea deal in email hacking case

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A Healdsburg school official who became embroiled in a computer hacking investigation with her husband avoided prosecution in an agreement with state prosecutors that she resign from her job, authorities said Thursday. Kestrel Davis Montes was the Healdsburg Unified School District’s…

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Ukrainian hacker pleads guilty before U.S. judge in insider-trading case

A 28-year-old Ukrainian hacker pleaded guilty Monday, May 16, 2016, to taking part in a long-running international scheme in which yet-to-be published financial news releases were stolen and the information used in illegal trading that generated an alleged $30 million in profits, according to philly.com, a Philadelphia news portal. The…

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