The Morning After: Russian smart TVs are being hacked to show anti-war messages

Yesterday, as Russia celebrated Victory Day, marking its role in defeating Nazi Germany, many of the country’s online platforms were defaced in protest of the ongoing war in Ukraine.

According to reports, Russians with smart TVs saw channel listings replaced with a message implicating them in the ongoing conflict. “The blood of thousands of Ukrainians and hundreds of murdered children is on your hands,” the message read. “TV and authorities are lying. No to war.”

According to The Washington Post, the hack apparently targeted several of the country’s largest internet companies, including Yandex and Rutube, Russia’s alternative to YouTube.

Russia passed a law this year that bans any efforts to discredit the country’s military, but that hasn’t stopped some media outlets from protesting the war. Articles on noted they had “not been agreed with the editorial leadership” and that “the Presidential Administration will punish the publication for publishing this.”

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KL Deemed-to-be-University near Vijayawada to introduce BSc Computer Science- The New Indian Express

By Express News Service

VIJAYAWADA: KL Deemed-to-be-University will offer a BSc computer science course from the next academic year 2022-23. The course was introduced by WIPRO national officer Lavanam and Oracle product development director Sarath during a programme held on the university campus in Tadepalli on Thursday.  

Speaking on the occasion, Lavanam said that BSc computer science students will have several job opportunities at national-level on par with engineering students. “Besides, students who have also completed BSc honours will also have higher education opportunities overseas,” he said.

“Major changes have taken place in the fields of science and technology after the COVID-19 pandemic. Students can excel if they develop skills in cybersecurity, data science and artificial intelligence,” Lavanam said.

KL University vice-chancellor Dr Saradhi Verma said, “We are offering cybersecurity, data science and artificial intelligence specialisations in this course.” Later, they launched the BSc Computer Science wallpaper and website.


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Torrington wellness center’s diabetes education program receives accreditation

TORRINGTON — Community Health & Wellness Center’s Diabetes Education Program has achieved the milestone of accreditation by the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists, according to a statement.

Accreditation represents a high level of quality and service to the community, and the ability to better meet the needs of Medicare recipients and others affected by diabetes in the Northwest corner.

CHWC offers individual diabetes education appointments as well as nutritional counseling at the Torrington office, at 469 Migeon Avenue, and the Winsted office at 10 Center St.

Diabetes educators include Elizabeth Caruthers, RDN, CDCES,program coordinator; Cristin Davis, RN and Amy Mayerjak, RN.

Heather Matthews, Community Health Worker, facilitates outreach and addresses needs related to social determinants of health. The team strives to provide quality diabetes self-management education and support to enable their patients to live well with diabetes, according to the statement.

“Ninety-nine percent of care for diabetes falls

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