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Top South America hackers rattle Peru's Cabinet

 
This screenshot shows a July 3, 2014 tweet by the hacking group LulzSecPeru after it claimed to have hacked Peru's government’s CERT network emergency center. The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Peru. Now they have stolen emails from the Peruvian Council of Ministers’ network that fueled accusations top Cabinet ministers acted more like industry lobbyists than public servants.

The Peruvian hackers have broken into military, police, and other sensitive government networks in Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela and Peru, defacing websites and extracting sensitive data to strut their programming prowess and make political points.

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This photo taken Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014 shows, from left, Rep. Andrew Thompson, Speaker William G. Batchelder and Rep. Matt Huffman listening to testimony on House Bill 597 in the House Finance Hearing Room at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio.  The bill is designed to eliminate Common Core education standards in Ohio. Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer’s remorse. The fight to repeal the standards has heated up in Ohio, where Republican legislators such as state Rep. Andy Thompson saying it’s kind of “creepy the way this whole thing landed in Ohio with all the things prepackaged.”

    Buyer's remorse on Common Core for policymakers?

    Millions of students will sit down at computers this year to take new tests rooted in the Common Core standards for math and reading, but policymakers in many states are having buyer's remorse.

  • Girl Scout group creates LEGO robot-making team

    To spark an interest in science, technology, engineering and math among girls, Girl Scouts of Louisiana East has created a new First LEGO League in Houma for fourth- through eighth-grade girls.

  • Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

    Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February. Photo Gallery Available

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