17 Aug 2018

Russian strategic bombers conduct exercise near Alaska

Russian military drills have moved closer to U.S. soil as relations between the countries become increasingly strained. Recently, two nuclear-capable strategic bombers flew to the Eastern extreme of the a peninsula facing Alaska, the first time bombers have appeared in this area during the post-Cold War era.  Source: Russian strategic

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03 Aug 2018

Government workers in Alaskan town switch to typewriters after cyber-attack

A small Alaskan borough has switched to typewriters while their computer systems are rebuilt following a ransomware attack that disabled nearly all of its 500 computers and 120 servers. The ransomware also extended to some of the department’s back-up data. The borough is not paying the ransom, and the “encrypted

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