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KYW Staff
September 10, 2019 - 3:07 pm
The Souderton Area School District in Montgomery County was targeted in a cyberattack over Labor Day weekend, and officials say they are still experiencing disruptions. Read more here.
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Temple University Hospital
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Justin Udo
September 02, 2019 - 11:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia hospital is getting back online after falling victim to a cyber attack. Temple University Health System's computer system was hacked last week, according to officials. They say the cyber attack compromised numerous operations from email to scheduling...
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In this June 13, 2019, photo, Steve Marcinkus, an Investigator with the Office of the City Commissioners, demonstrates the ExpressVote XL voting machine at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia.
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July 13, 2019 - 11:31 am
By Tami Abdollah Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Pennsylvania's message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14...
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computer hack
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David Madden
November 28, 2018 - 1:28 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio) — A federal grand jury in New Jersey has indicted two men in Iran for allegedly using ransomware to hack into governments, hospitals and businesses both private and public from coast to coast over a three-year period. The two men, identified as 34-year-old Faramarz...
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