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08/25/2020
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Delaware uses pandemic funding on broadband

Delaware will spend $20 million in federal pandemic relief funding on expanding broadband access to rural parts of the state, including $13 million alone on purchasing wireless broadband vouchers and devices for underserved families with school-age children, Gov. John Carney announced. Appearing alongside Carney yesterday at a virtual press conference, Delaware CIO James Collins said the COVID-19 crisis has forced a “reckoning” for state governments to address broadband connectivity so residents can access work, health and education. Ryan Johnston reports.


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Philadelphia transit system recovering from apparent cyberattack

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority is recovering from a reported cyberattack that resulted in the Philadelphia-area transit agency shutting down its real-time bus and rail information for two weeks, exasperating customers returning to the service’s lines after a pandemic-induced slump. The outage, which ended Monday, prompted Philadelphia residents to take their complaints to SEPTA’s social media accounts, after not being able to look up bus and train arrival times on their phones. But several other internal systems remain affected by the incident, which has been attributed to an unnamed form of malware. Benjamin Freed has more.


Watch out for 'typosquatting' sites

The Department of Homeland Security warned state and local election officials earlier this month to be alert for suspicious websites that impersonate election domains and could be used for phishing or influence operations, CyberScoop's Sean Lyngaas reported. The actors behind such sites practice "typosquatting" — in which malicious sites mimic the spelling of legitimate ones — a common way that scammers try to compromise unsuspecting users. DHS's Aug. 11 memo stated that the FBI has identified dozens of suspected sites impersonating federal and state election entities, though CyberScoop has seen no evidence that the domains have been used for malicious purposes. Read more on CyberScoop.


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