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UHS: Large hospital system that struggles to get the computer network back up and running after a cyber attack

“We are making steady strides in the recovery effort,” the Pennsylvania-based company said in a statement late Tuesday. “Certain applications are already back online, others are to be continuously restored in the US.” The company said it “experienced an information technology security incident in the early hours of September 27, 2020,” and had to shut down its entire computer network, …

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SpaceX’s Starlink system from space helps first responders fight fires in Washington

Rescue workers fighting forest fires in Washington are getting additional help from SpaceX and the company’s Starlink initiative on the Internet. SpaceX has loaned the Washington Emergency Management Division a handful of user terminals that can access the company’s Starlink satellites and provide the Internet to rural areas as first responders battle raging forest fires. SpaceX is still in the …

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Second plane of alignment of the solar system discovered

Artist’s impression of the proliferation of long-term comets. The converging lines represent the paths of the comets. The ecliptic plane is shown in yellow and the empty ecliptic in blue. The background grid represents the plane of the galactic disk. Photo credit: NAOJ An examination of cometary movements shows that the solar system has a second plane of alignment. The …

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Nationwide reports of brief 911 system outages, cause not immediately clear – NBC New York

What to know City and county law enforcement agencies nationwide reported failures of their 911 systems shortly after 7 p.m. ET on Monday At the same time, Microsoft reported a massive failure of its 365 cloud services. It wasn’t immediately clear whether the two were connected Many of the affected departments began resuming emergency services within an hour Law enforcement …

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Cyberattacked large hospital system, possibly the largest in US history

A large chain of hospitals was hit by one of the largest medical cyberattacks in United States history. Computer systems for Universal Health Services in more than 400 locations, mostly in the United States, failed over the weekend and some hospitals had to resort to pen and paper filing of patient information, according to several people familiar with the situation. …

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Call of Duty: Warzone gets a fast subway system in the sixth season

Call of Duty: The sixth season of Modern Warfare will add a subway system to Verdansk, the fastest way to bypass the Battle Royale map. Farah and Nikolai, known locally as Metro, were brought back to life in search of “Al Qatala members hiding underground”. As soon as the metro is available, players can quickly switch between Verdansk Int. Airport, …

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Mathematics professor confirms centuries-old assumption about the formation of the solar system

The mathematical physicist Mayer Humi from the WPI has been studying the solar system for decades. Photo credit: Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Matthew Burgos Mayer Humi, Professor of Mathematical Sciences at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, used a limited set of mathematical equations to confirm a 224-year-old mathematical conjecture about the origins of our solar system and provide insights into the …

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Election Software Company Tyler Technologies Announces System Hack: Report

Tyler Technologies, a software provider whose products are used to display state and local election results, reported a security breach involving its internal phone systems on Wednesday, according to a report. In an email to customers, the company said there had been a “security incident involving unauthorized access to our internal telephone and information technology systems,” according to Reuters, which …

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University of California System: Dozens of students were inappropriately enrolled in schools, the accountant says

The University of California’s admission review found that UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Barbara improperly admitted a total of 64 applicants between 2013 and 2019. “By admitting 64 uncompetitive applicants, the university has undermined the fairness and integrity of its admissions process and deprived qualified students of admission,” California accountant Elaine Howle said in a statement. …

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