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LA Gay and Lesbian Center

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

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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. [ Read more → ]
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New Zealand anti-gay marriage website taken offline after repeated hacking attempts

Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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." [ Read more → ]
Alan Turing

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

Saturday, June 23, 2012
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. [ Read more → ]
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Online gamers crack AIDS enzyme puzzle that has stumped researchers for years

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
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. [ Read more → ]
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