Around 10:30 pm on Friday, March 12th, 2010, the Routt County systems administrator sent out an e-mail to county employees, notifying them that the government website had been hacked and warning them to be aware that sensitive information could have gotten into the wrong hands.
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The internet is a hacker’s playground and no one seems to be off limits these days. On Tuesday October 20, 2009, the Fairfield K-6 district was forced to shut down due to an attack by hackers. Parents received a big surprise on that day, thinking they would find the normal content on the school district website. Instead, all they got were links to numerous schools and locksmiths located in Connecticut. Turns out this security breach falls heavily on the shoulders of IT experts who should have been more prepared for such an attack.
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