Grace Ferguson

Grace Ferguson is a former public records intern for the Daily Dot. She has covered local news in the Boston area, and her political reporting for the Washington, D.C., bureau of Gray TV has appeared on local TV stations across the country.

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EXCLUSIVE: Buffalo schools were aware of security risks months before $10 million ransomware attack hit, records show

It cost the school district nearly $10 million.

On Dec 23, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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How a cryptocurrency fortune crippled a deceased billionaire’s estate

What happens when all a corpse's money is in his cold wallet?

On Dec 23, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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New policy requires federal agencies to immediately assess national security threat of cyberattacks

Critical industries will be expected to report attacks faster.

On Dec 10, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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‘They won’t send us home’: Viral TikToks show Amazon workers stuck at warehouses amid massive outage

Some have said they haven't been able to leave.

On Dec 8, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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DoorDash agrees to $5 million settlement with San Francisco in labor dispute

Around 4,500 DoorDash workers will get money.

On Nov 23, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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7 hackers tied to prominent ransomware group REvil arrested

At least 7 REvil hackers have been arrested this year.

On Nov 8, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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Schools across the nation are getting hit with ransomware attacks—but they won’t admit how much it’s costing them

Schools are dodging their legal responsibilities to disclose.

On Nov 2, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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Trump Jr. sells shirt that says ‘Guns don’t kill people, Alec Baldwin kills people’

Some think it's crass.

On Oct 25, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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Sinclair, which owns nearly 200 TV stations, hit by ransomware attack

Sinclair owns nearly 200 TV stations across the country.

On Oct 18, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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‘Lock him up’: Trump rally crowd denounces Mark Zuckerberg

Trump was banned from Facebook until at least 2023.

On Sep 27, 2021 by Grace Ferguson

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Biden chooses outspoken critic of facial recognition to join FTC

Biden's FTC is shaping up to take on big tech.

On Sep 13, 2021 by Grace Ferguson