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Ransomware attack on DC Police threatens safety of cops and informants

EnlargeGetty ImagesRansomware operators have delivered a stunning ultimatum to Washington, DC’s Metropolitan Police Department: pay them $50 million or they’ll leak the identities of confidential informants to street gangs. Babuk, as the group calls itself, said on Monday that it had obtained 250GB of sensitive data after hacking the MPD network. T...
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Western University PhD student creates missing persons research hub

A Western University sociology PhD student noticed a lack of national data and information-sharing when it comes to missing persons cases and decided to address it herself.Launched in January, Lorna Ferguson says the reaction to the Missing Persons Research Hub has been overwhelmingly positive. Read more: Tori Stafford killer accused by fa...