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A diplomatic feud between Turkey, Germany and the Netherlands is allegedly to blame for the hijacking of hundreds of Twitter accounts
Local software developers will compete against each other to see who can invent the best computer app for assisting wildfire victims and emergency responders
Officials paid a $750 ransom to the hackers who had taken control and encrypted files on a computer at the fire district; employees are now being trained on Internet safety
Users clicking on portions of the site were redirected to pages the chief described as inappropriate; the FBI is investigating
The website showed a jihadi fighter and a flag accompanied by audio; it also showed writing in Arabic and a threat to Israel
Same virus that attacked a nearby police department, which encrypted data and demanded a ransom to provide the decryption key
This wasn’t the first time that hackers have tried to crack the communication system; the cyber attack is under investigation
The thief was able to exploit a computer virus to retrieve the firefighters’ names and passwords from their work computer