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Cyberattack on Red Cross Puts Half a Million ‘Vulnerable’ People At Risk

The International Committee of the Red Cross has revealed that hackers have stolen data on over 515,000 “highly vulnerable people,” recipients of aid and services from at least 60 affiliates of the charitable organization worldwide, forcing the aid organization to temporarily halt a program that reunites families torn apart by violence, migration or other tragedies.

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‘We’re Not Ready for Police-Free Zones’

Explanations for the rise in violent crime tend to avoid the role police play in crime prevention, argues policing expert Peter Moskos. In the latest installment of the “At the Crossroads” series of interviews sponsored by the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, Moskos tells Greg Berman that cops need to be proactive in addressing clear threats like gun offenders.

California Cybersecurity ‘Plagued’ by Weak Systems

Auditors who took a deep dive into the cybersecurity systems of all 108 California State reporting entities found that the state Department of Technology can’t paint a clear picture of their security, and many agencies aren’t up to date on security standards.

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Will Utah Scrap the Death Penalty?

A new push to repeal the death penalty is gathering momentum in a state that has been a bedrock of support for capital punishment. It’s the latest sign of a slow shift of opinion among conservatives nationwide.