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WCTS Responds to Spectre/Meltdown Cybersecurity Threat

WCTS Responds to Spectre/Meltdown Cybersecurity Threat

Nick Maahs, Staff Reporter

January 22, 2018

Shortly after the arrival of the new year, reports of a new computer security threat known as Spectre/Meltdown began to circulate ominously in the internet news sphere. The threat targets a vulnerability in most computers, tablets and phones containing chips made after 1995. Through the vulnerability,...

Security risks make web voting impossible

Blair Hanley Frank

October 25, 2012

As the sales pitch goes, we ought to have the capability to vote online. After all, it's the 21st century. We have phones that can watch feature-length films, and there are startups that want to start delivering tacos using unmanned drones. It's election season, and that means the blogosphere has ...

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