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LAPD Hosts Memorial Ceremony For Fallen Officers

on May 15, 2017 - 9:47pm
Los Alamos Police Chief Dino Sgambellone speaks at this morning's Memorial Ceremony for fallen officers. Similar ceremonies took place today across the country as part of Peace Officers Memorial Day and National Police Week. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Cpl. Pete Garcia presents scrolls with the imprint of a name plate honoring the late Chief Gary Bequette to his daughters, Diana Bequette, left, and Laura Hughes. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
Los Alamos Police Officers and Los Alamos County Sheriff Marco Lucero at this morning's Memorial Ceremony.

LAPD Spouses Sponsor Blue Tape Event

on May 15, 2017 - 7:32pm

Kateri Morris, left, wife of Los Alamos Police Cmdr. Oliver Morris and Lizzy Lyons, wife of  Det. Matt Lyons place blue lines on community vehicles for two hours today at the police station in support of National Police Week. The event was sponsored by LAPD Law Enforcement Spouses. Photo by Maire O'Neill

Cindy Bingham, left, watches as Kateri Morris, Lizzy Lyons and Lisa Gonzales prepare her rear window for a blue line in support of National Police Week. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com
Amy Strain shows off the blue stripe on the back window of her car in support of law enforcement

Sweet Tribute To Los Alamos Police Officers

on May 15, 2017 - 2:58pm
In honor of National Police Week, the Los Alamos Police Department received a special gift this morning from U.S. Navy veteran Amy Strain. From left, Cmdr. Oliver Morris, Kateri Morris, Amy Strain and Lizzy Lyons. Photo by Julie Bennett.
 
U.S. Navy veteran Amy Strain baked a variety of cookies for the Los Alamos Police Department in recognition of National Police Week. Photo by Julie Bennett
 
Cookies created by U.S. Navy veteran Amy Strain for the Los Alamos Police Department in recognition of National Police Week. Photo by Julie Bennett
 
Cookies created by U.S.

Los Alamos Federated Republican Women Meet Friday

on May 15, 2017 - 10:43am
LAFRW News:
 
The next meeting for the Los Alamos Federated Republican Women is 1-3 p.m., Friday, May 19 at the Chamber of Commerce Office.
 
The guest speaker is Michael Grimler, a local National Rifle Association (NRA) Training Counselor who holds multiple firearm instructor certifications from the NRA. He will speak to firearm safety in general, defensive use of firearms both inside the home and out, and considerations needed if interested in becoming a concealed carry permit holder. 
 
Seating is limited so come early. For further information, call Donna MacDonald at 505.662.4001.

Experts Expect Surge In Ransomware Attacks ... This Time Without ‘Kill Switch’

on May 15, 2017 - 8:56am

WannaCry image. Courtesy/systweak

HSNW News:

A second version of the disruptive WannaCry ransomware – a version which does not contain the “kill switch” used by a young security analyst to shut down many of last week’s cyberattacks – is set to be released by the same group of hackers.

Costin Raiu, of cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab, told Hacker News that his firm had already seen versions of the malware, which did not contain the website domain name used to shut down the program.

He later backtracked, saying this was not actually the case. 

Hacker News quotes other experts who warned it

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