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Northern California casino reopens from 3-week closure due to cyberattack

Cache Creek Casino Resort in Northern California has reopened after a cyberattack forced the property to close for more than three weeks.

The 24-hour tribal casino, located along Highway 16 in Brooks about an hour outside of Sacramento, was back in business as of Monday afternoon.

“Our incredible teams and partners have completed the necessary work to return us to normal business operations,” the casino wrote in a social media post.

Cache Creek had been closed since the evening of Sept. 20 due to what it initially referred to generically as a “systems infrastructure failure,” and for nearly a week and a half, the casino provided limited updates and gave no estimated time frame for reopening.

On Sept. 30, the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation confirmed that the cause of the systems failure was “an external attack on (their) computer network,” as first reported by The Sacramento Bee and announced

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Student accused of cyberattack that crashed Miami schools’ servers

  • A high school student has been arrested and charged with a cyberattack that took down the servers of Miami-Dade County public schools this week, the school district said in a statement.
  • The attack crashed the district’s online learning platform and blocked students from logging on during their first week of online classes.
  • A 16-year-old student admitted to carrying out a distributed denial-of-service attack, and the FBI is now investigating the incident, the district said.
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A 16-year-old student has been arrested and charged with orchestrating a cyberattack that crashed the Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ online learning platform during the first week of classes, the school district said Thursday.

The district began its first day of online classes on Monday, with all students signing on remotely. But almost immediately, classes were disrupted when students encountered glitches that made it difficult to log on to the

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