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Improved technology aids criminals in brazen cyber attacks

Computer viruses and malware are obsolete scams for the latest wave of increasingly aggressive computer criminals, says a top cyber forensics expert at Purdue University.

Marcus Rogers, director of Purdue's Cyber Forensics Lab, said past reports of cyber attacks - allegedly by foreign nations - have opened the floodgates for computer criminals to launch their own illegal efforts.

Purdue looks for charter school leader

Purdue University promises a transformative education with its new charter school in Indianapolis. But can the institution find a leader to live up to that reputation?

Purdue announced last week it would begin a search for the "head of school" at Purdue Polytechnic Indianapolis High School, a charter school that will provide graduates with direct admission to the West Lafayette campus in an effort to increase the university's enrollment of first-generation, low-income students.


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