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Capital Area District Libraries reopens branches to provide computer access

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – Capital Area District Libraries (CADL) are welcoming the public back inside its 13 locations for computer use by appointment, starting Monday, Oct. 5. This will be the first time the public is allowed inside since CADL closed its branches on March 16 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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“Many members of our community depend on us for access to technology—for educational purposes, to search for employment, and to stay connected with family and friends,” said Scott Duimstra, executive director of Capital Area District Libraries.


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During a Facebook Live update Duimstra announced that, in addition to contactless item pickup, service will now include limited building access for a 45-minute computer session by appointment. Appointments are limited to one per day per person and include the ability to print up to 10 pages for free.

Remote technology assistance will be available

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Chilean bank shuts down all branches following ransomware attack


BancoEstado, one of Chile’s three biggest banks, was forced to shut down all branches on Monday following a ransomware attack that took place over the weekend.

“Our branches will not be operational and will remain closed today,” the bank said in a statement published on its Twitter account on Monday.

Details about the attack have not been made public, but a source close to the investigation told ZDNet that the bank’s internal network was infected with the REvil (Sodinokibi) ransomware.

The incident is currently being investigated as having originated from a malicious Office document received and opened by an employee. The malicious Office file is believed to have installed a backdoor on the bank’s network.

Investigators believe that on the night between Friday and Saturday, hackers used this backdoor to access the bank’s network and install ransomware.

Bank employees working weekend shifts discovered the attack when they couldn’t access their

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