‘Smart’ Home Devices Used as Weapons in Website Attack-BBC News
Hackers utilized internet-connected home device such as printers to attack the three major websites Spotify, Twitter and Reddit on Friday. These three companies all use Dyn, which directs users to the internet address where the website is stored. Hackers used this information and internet-connected home devices to infiltrate the three websites. “In a relatively short time we’ve taken a system built to resist destruction by nuclear weapons and made it vulnerable to toasters,” Jeff Jarmoc, head of security for global business service Salesforce tweeted.
Chicago Cub Clinch First World Series Slot Since 1945-CBS News
The Chicago Cubs clinched the National League pennant in a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. This will be the Cubs first time in the World Series since 1945 and gives the team a chance to end the longest World Series drought in history. The Cubs scored four of their five runs when Clayton Kershaw the Dodger’s ace was pitching. Cubs fans were shocked and overjoyed with the win. “I’d never thought I’d see it, I can’t even describe what I’m feeling,” Cubs fan Brian Dusza said.
‘I Am Alone’: Migrant Children in Calais ‘Jungle’ Face an Uncertain Fate-NY Times
In the Jungle migrant camp in the port city of Calais, France, there are 1,300 children in the camp. Many of these children experienced danger getting to the camp and hope that eventually they will be able to enter Britain and reunite with family and friends. Britain has allowed a few of the children that have relatives in Britain to leave the camp, while the French government has made plans to demolish the migrant camp. The children attempt to sneak into Britain by hopping onto trains, trucks or ferries heading to Britain. However, they are often caught by police and brought back to the camp. “This is not life, in the jungle,” Saleh al-Matar, 17, a Syrian who left his elderly father that was too weak to travel in Syria.