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October 23, 2020, 6:10 PM

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Christopher Bing / Reuters:
Sources: the Louisiana National Guard was called in to stop cyberattacks aimed at small government offices in recent weeks, after a similar case in Washington  —  (Reuters) - The Louisiana National Guard was called in to stop a series of cyberattacks aimed at small government offices across …
Hartley Charlton / MacRumors:
Apple iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPad Air 4 are now available in stores and arriving to customers around the world  —  The iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and fourth-generation iPad Air are now available in stores and arriving to customers around the world.  —  Apple has shared a Newsroom post …
Nicole Perlroth / New York Times:
Officials say Russian hacking group Energetic Bear breached the system that SFO staff and travelers use to access the airport's Wi-Fi, in an attack in March  —  The hacking group, Energetic Bear, is among Russia's stealthiest.  It appears to be casting a wide net to find useful targets ahead of the election, experts said.
Sean Lyngaas / CyberScoop:
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Spotify debuts its first daily morning show, The Get Up, a combination of pre-recorded news, pop culture, and personalized music, available as a playlist  —  Spotify's streaming music service is starting to resemble terrestrial radio with today's launch of the company's first daily morning show, “The Get Up.”
Mark Bergen / Bloomberg:
Political strategists say they are struggling to find enough space on YouTube for ads as campaigns flood the service, with particular shortages in swing states  —  - In some swing states, YouTube is entirely sold out of ad space  — Political advertisers see ‘crunch’ in final month of election
Biz Carson / Protocol:
Expensify's CEO emailed all users to encourage them to vote for Biden, says “anything less than a vote for Biden is a vote against democracy”  —  Expensify CEO David Barrett blasted all of his customers with a message to vote for Biden to “protect democracy.”
Los Angeles Times:
Vietnamese activists and former Facebook officials say the company has repeatedly censored dissent in the country to placate its repressive government  —  For months, Bui Van Thuan, a chemistry teacher turned crusading blogger in Vietnam, published one scathing Facebook post after another …

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