Hacking

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Tom Arthur

 


  This week US Senators Michael Bennet, Cory Gardner, and 37 other Senators asked the House and Senate Appropriations Committee for increased election security funding ahead of the 2020 election. This action comes after the Colorado County Clerks Association, which represents all 64 counties in the state, sent a letter urging the Senate to increase funding to address ‘critical vulnerabilities’ in election systems.

 

Geekspeak Gets Geeky

Nov 18, 2019

Today on Geekspeak, News Director Lucas Turner and Matt Mcbrayer talk about Disney+, getting pwned and other fun topics.

 

 


  Most think of the fancy smart phone in their pocket as a convenient tool for checking the weather, taking pictures, or connecting with friends, not to mention making actual phone calls. But this convenience comes with a cost: security and privacy...KDNK News Director Lucas Turner speaks with digital security expert Alain Ghiai about ways to reduce the risk of being hacked.

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Christiaan Colen

Ransomware attacks have become more common over the years. Last week a coordinated attack affected 23 towns in Texas. These attacks lock down computer systems, requiring owners to pay a "ransom" to regain control. KDNK's Lucas Turner spoke with Carbondale Town Manager Jay Harrington about the town's efforts to mitigate these attacks as well as the planned response to such an event.

DEF CON Hackers Easily Undermine Voting Machines

Aug 20, 2018
The Geeks

For today's Geekspeak McBrayer is joined by guests Jacob, who recently returned from DEF CON 2019, and Raleigh Burleigh. Topics include hacking, of course, and pesky printer connections.

Cambridge Analytica

The Geeks discuss the recent Facebook and Cambridge Analytica  scandal and help a caller with her hijacked webpage.

Lynn Bartels

KDNK's Raleigh Burleigh attended the Colorado County Clerks Association Summer Conference to learn more about the efforts made to maintain the legitimacy of our democratic processes. He spoke with Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams and David Becker, author of the 2012 Pew report that President Trump has repeatedly cited to suggest "massive voter fraud" in the United States. The overall emphasis was reassuring the public that county clerks work year-round to assure the integrity of Colorado's voting systems.