As The Harvard Crimson reports, the hackers originally intended to lock Blackbaud out of its own servers and hold the data ransom until Blackbaud or the universities paid up. However, Blackbaud successfully combated the ransomware attack, but not before the hackers grabbed some data and ran. … [Read more...] about Hackers grab data about Harvard, Emerson, and Boston U students and donors
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The ONGC has faced no legal action for its unlicensed operations. Neither has any officer of the PCB for dereliction of duty. Ditto with the more recent case of Vizag-based LG Polymers, where a gas leak on May 7 killed 12 people and injured thousands. LG Polymers did not have a valid environment clearance, and its application for post-facto clearance was pending with the ministry. Despite the magnitude of the offence, the ministry decided against closing the plant down. The offender’s impunity arises from the lack of accountability of the law enforcer. … [Read more...] about Scrapping EIA 2020 not enough to save India
Domestic air traffic recovers marginally in July, up 6.1% MoM; SpiceJet retains top spot in occupancy rate Sebi rejects traders’ demands for cross margin facility on commodity indices 74th Independence Day sale: Here are some of the best offers in electronics … [Read more...] about Nickel futures slip 0.58% to Rs 1,089.30 per kg on dollar rebound
Equity funds in July witnessed an outflow for the first time in more than four years, with outflow in equity cash segment doubling compared to June.The inflow into equity funds has been declining for five consecutive months. In July, mutual fund houses sold Rs 2,480 crore in equity schemes against an inflow of Rs 240 crore in June. The outflow in the cash segment was Rs 7,231.99 crore in July against Rs 3,689.67 crore in the previous month. … [Read more...] about Mutual funds bought 10 stocks and exited 9 in July, do you own any?
“At least” 49.7 million Americans have only one choice of broadband internet service. Yep, one choice isn’t a “choice” at all. Charter and Comcast have an “absolute monopoly” over at least 47 million Americans. An additional 33 million Americans only have the choice of “less reliable DSL” as an alternative to the two big guns. Rural America is laughably screwed. The big ISP’s have bailed on rural Americans. Rural DSL speeds frequently don’t come close to broadband speeds. Rural Americans are in for more pain this year. That’s because the Connect America Fund, which supplies federal subsidies for broadband infrastructure in rural areas comes to an end this year. The fund has given billions to ISPs “without requiring significant new investment.” You can read the Institute for Local Self Reliance’s full, depressing report here. … [Read more...] about Hate your internet provider? Here’s why you might be stuck with them