Computer attack disables California school district’s system

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A ransomware virus took down a California school district’s computer system, forcing a shutdown of distance learning for about 6,000 elementary school students, an official said.

The attack disabled the computer server and email service for the Newhall School District in Valencia, The Los Angeles Times reports.

The attack affected all online learning in the district’s 10 elementary schools.

The Los Angeles County Office of Education defines a ransomware attack as “malware” targeting human and technical weaknesses by denying availability to an organization’s most sensitive data and systems.

Newhall Superintendent Jeff Pelzel said he believes the attack took place between the late hours of Sunday and early Monday morning.

“This obviously came at a difficult time for us since we’re 100% digital learning,” Newhall Supt. Jeff Pelzel said Tuesday.

Pelzel noticed no emails were pushed to his smartphone Monday morning before he received error messages while attempting to

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California to fix coronavirus reporting system amid backlog

A series of data failures has created a backlog of as many as 300,000 test results in California, the state’s top health official said Friday as he provided the first public explanation of a problem that has stymied efforts to understand the spread of the coronavirus.

California Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said the state is developing a new coronavirus tracking system due to the recent deficiencies of the California Reportable Disease Information Exchange, a clearinghouse for state testing data known as CalREDIE.

“Simply put, the CalREDIE system was not built for this volume of data,” said Ghaly. “In order to create a lasting solution, we are accelerating the development of a new laboratory reporting system for COVID-19.”

Ghaly said the state would work through the backlog of records, which include COVID-19 tests and other health results, over the next 24 to 48 hours. He said state

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The Computer Professional Employee Exemption in California (2020)

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The CompSci Major at University of Southern California

Computer Science is one of the majors in the computer & information sciences program at University of Southern California.

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In College Factual’s most recent rankings for the best schools for compsci majors, USC came in at #4. This puts it in the top 5% of the country in this field of study. It is also ranked #2 in California.

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Popularity of CompSci at USC

During the 2017-2018 academic year, University of Southern California handed out 202 bachelor’s degrees

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We should note that since FCC data is processed biannually and only made public six or more months later, data shown here may have minor inaccuracies.

Frontier Communications is another commonly available broadband choice for California City, offering DSL service with coverage in 79 percent of the area.

In summary, California City’s broadband Internet infrastructure conforms with a pattern seen in many California communities: strong access to bundled cable and DSL, with the catch that the majority of houses are limited to only one option for subscribing to either type of Internet service. The cable/DSL

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