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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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Apple Airtags Used as Stalking Tech

Police both within the United States and internationally are reporting that Apple Airtags, quarter-sized Bluetooth devices that retail for $29 each and are used as tracking tools that users can pair with the company’s Find My app to help locate lost belongings, are being used to stalk individuals and target cars for theft


Civil Rights Commission Stalled Over Bail Reform

A new report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has found that 60 percent of people awaiting trial are locked up because they can’t afford bail, but political polarization over the issue has paralyzed efforts at reform.

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Warmer States Lure Cops From Demoralized Chicago Police Department

Police departments in states like Florida and Texas, as well as local Illinois suburbs, are stepping up efforts to aggressively recruit cops from Chicago, where morale has sunk. So-called “lateral” hiring programs, which have recruited more than 50 in the past three years, save money by getting trained cops..

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