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L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center systems compromised by cyber-thieves

| Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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LOS ANGELES -- The L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center said Tuesday it was recently the victim of a sophisticated cyber-attack that, according to data security and technology experts, was designed to collect credit card, social security numbers and other financial information.

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New Zealand anti-gay marriage website taken offline after repeated hacking attempts

| Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- An anti-marriage equality website scheduled to be launched in New Zealand on Tuesday by same-sex marriage opponents Family First, crashed in a matter of hours as a result of a "large-scale denial of service attack."

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Remembering Alan Turing, prolific computer scientist, ‘convicted homosexual’

| Saturday, June 23, 2012
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Today marks what would have been the 100th birthday of Alan Turing, a brilliant British mathematician and computer scientist who was highly influential in the creating what would become the modern computer, and is most famous for his work on breaking the German Enigma codes during World War II.

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Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle that has stumped researchers for years

| Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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Utilizing the specialized computer video game Foldit that was developed by researchers from the University of Washington in 2008, online computer gamers have figured out how to decipher an enzyme critical to the early development of AIDS that had stumped scientists for nearly ten years.

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