All posts tagged "technology"

  • computer, identity theft, w-2, cyber, crime
    Equifax hack: Is enough being done for account security?

    By Madison Thompson — U of L employees experienced an Equifax information hack last tax season. More than 80 university employees reported fake tax returns filed under their names, and 750 employees were notified of suspicious activity. Personal information like...

    • Posted January 26, 2018
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  • Features
    How private is our privacy?

    By Zack Finn– A majority of us on campus today have some form of smart device that can take pictures, track locations and remember places you have been before. To some, this is no surprise and does not...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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  • opinion
    Cell phones or external limbs?

    By Ben Spicer– At the start of October, I decided to do the unthinkable: I was going to go an entire month without using my cell phone or social media. I conducted the experiment to see how...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • opinion
    Cell phones or textbooks: Guess which one is more popular

    No matter how cliche this may sound let’s begin by saying, life is what you make of it. Everyone has their own choice; at least you do here, safely in America. Decisions are made every day whether you...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • YikYak takes over Lexington, surges in Louisville

        Graphic by Simon Isham. Data from YikYak.

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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  • Snail Mail: Too sluggish for modern society?

    Natalie Murphy — Out of boredom, Olivia Cooley sat down on a sunny day and wrote a letter to a friend. This may seem like a simple task, but in today’s fast-paced world, traditional letter writing has...

    • Posted September 14, 2014
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  • IT audit finds holes in disaster recovery plan

    By Simon Isham— One flood on U of L’s campus could erase your academic career. A recent university audit of IT’s disaster recovery plan raised serious questions about how recoverable the university’s data is in the event of an...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • Getting to the heart of Heartbleed

    By Olivia Krauth– A new bug called Heartbleed was discovered this past week, and it may have been in computer software for two years. However, professionals are unsure if it has affected anyone yet. “Heartbleed is a...

    • Posted April 13, 2014
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  • Is privacy a thing of the past?

    By: Jeremy Leick With the recent resignation of associate professor Dr. Tommy Parker, the topic of pornographic material is fresh in many minds. It brings many questions to the surface – How protected are internet users on...

    • Posted October 9, 2013
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  • ‘By the people, for the people’: Building MOSSCon from the ground up

    MORE: Read this article in Albanian., and all adapted’s coverage. By Simon Isham — Not one year into his stay in the United States as an exchange student, Altin Ukshini has already made great strides towards bringing open-source software, programs...

    • Posted May 13, 2013
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