By Emmanuel Gutierrez |Features Editor| and Clarissa Toll |News Editor| CSU students’ personal information on Agent of Change servers were breached on August 28, according to an e-mail sent from the CSUSB Office of Title IX and Gender Equity. The Agent of Change/We End Violence is a sexual assault prevention training program that many CSU campuses utilize to satisfy requirements made by the state. “It’s kind of ironic that it was through the Agent of Change. It may be in poor taste to say, but I feel violated,” said student Mingo Vera. The information leaked included “name, CSUSB student ID, campus issued e-mail address, CSUSB mailing address”, as well as “gender, race, … [Read more...] about [UPDATED] Agent of Change Users Violated
By Jacob Collins |Staff Writer| An unauthorized third party service that saves SnapChat photos called Snapsaved was hacked on Thursday, Oct. 9. According to The Daily Beast, about 90 thousand photos were leaked. Forbes Magazine states that as many as 200 thousand photos may have been leaked. The attack has been dubbed as, “The Snappening” by 4Chan and Reddit users, referencing the iCloud hack which occurred over the summer called, “The Fappening.” This attack is different, however. The iCloud attack was targeted toward celebrities but “The Snappening” is an un-targeted attack that impacts a large amount of SnapChat users. According to a statement made by SnapChat, the majority of … [Read more...] about Photos leaked on the internet
By Andres Ibarra |Staff Writer| Health may be at risk for millions of Americans due to drinking water contaminated by oil and gasoline. “The government failed to inspect thousands of oil and gas wells that pose a potential threat of water contamination and environmental damage,” according to the Associated Press. Many investigators claim that a lot of the blame falls on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) weak regulation, which allowed policies based on outdated sciences, according to the Associated Press. “One of the factors includes increased use in hydraulic fracturing, while it may have been beneficial economically,it also increased the risk of chemicals spreading to our … [Read more...] about Oil in my water, who knew?
By Joel Hanke |Staff Writer| Actor, director, and screenwriter Quentin Tarantino filed a copyright lawsuit against Gawker Media as of Jan. 27 over disseminating copies of his new Western script and pre-production movie "The Hateful Eight." The director told Deadline.com he was "very very depressed" after news of his new script being leaked on Gawker's Defamer website. He has decided to publish the script rather than make it into a film. According to Gawker's Defamer website, "The Hateful Eight" centers on eight lawless characters during the Wild West whose paths eventually collide through chance and circumstance. The story revolves around two bounty hunters who are returning … [Read more...] about Leakin of Tarantino’s script forces legal action