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Kilauea Explosion Sends Ash Cloud 30,000 Feet Into Air

Hawaiian Volcano Observatory field crews are tracking the lava flow and spattering from multiple fissures; at any time, activity may again become more explosive, increasing the intensity of ash production and producing ballistic projectiles very near the vent. Keep Reading

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Malware on Google Play Targets North Korean Defectors

The Sun Team is still actively trying to implant spyware on Korean victims’ devices. Once the malware is installed, it copies sensitive information including personal photos, contacts, and SMS messages and sends them to the threat actors. Keep Reading

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GAO: Agencies Need to Better Assess Efforts to Combat Illicit Opioids

The study also found that while federal law enforcement agencies are increasingly coordinating with the public health sector to share overdose information, both sectors reported ongoing data-sharing obstacles and related challenges with the timeliness, accuracy, and accessibility of overdose data. Keep Reading

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University of Akron to Establish Cybersecurity Simulation Lab

The lab will allow corporate information technology professionals to "practice identifying and quarantining threats on an emulated network," according to a news release. And it will offer more realistic learning opportunities for students in the bachelor of science in cybersecurity degree, which launched last fall. Keep Reading

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Haspel Confirmed as CIA Director

"Her confirmation represents the best we have to offer as a country," said Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on first woman agency director. Keep Reading

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