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Newsmaker: Da’Taeveyon Daniels

High school senior Da’Taeveyon Daniels has quickly become a passionate leader in advocating for students and intellectual freedom. The 16-year-old from Fort Worth, Texas, is the youngest member of the National Coalition Against Censorship’s Advisory Council, the partnership director for Students Engaged in Advancing Texas (SEAT), and the leader of Student Advocates for Speech (SAS) […]

A Closer Look at the Snatch Da1

Earlier this week, KrebsOnSecurity revealed that the darknet website for the Snatch ransomware group was leaking data about its users and the crime gang’s internal operations. Today, we’ll take a closer look at the history of Snatch, its alleged founder, and their claims that everyone has confused them with a different, older ransomware group by […]

Libraries Week In The UK Goes 1

In this week’s Princh Library Blog post, we will look into the upcoming event happening in the UK – Green Libraries Week. This article, written by the Project Support Officer, Hinna Vayani, introduces the initiative and encourages more libraries to participate!  What is the Libraries Week Libraries Week at CILIP is our annual showcase of […]

‘Snatch’ Ransom Group Exposes

The victim shaming site operated by the Snatch ransomware group is leaking data about its true online location and internal operations, as well as the Internet addresses of its visitors, KrebsOnSecurity has found. The leaked data suggest that Snatch is one of several ransomware groups using paid ads on to trick people into installing […]

Little Shop of Horrors

This blog has entirely morphed into “Jason talks about theater” it appears. I’m going to be directing another show! I’m heading up the Millennium Repertory Company’s production of Little Shop of Horrors. We open in late January, so rehearsals and such will be over the holiday season. I’ve got an amazing cast: The biggest challenge […]

LastPass: ‘Horse Gone Barn Bol

The password manager service LastPass is now forcing some of its users to pick longer master passwords. LastPass says the changes are needed to ensure all customers are protected by their latest security improvements. But critics say the move is little more than a public relations stunt that will do nothing to help countless early […]

Raimbeaucourt Library as a Wel1

In this week’s Princh Library Blog post, we are going to cover the transformation of the Raimbeaucourt Library. WF Education Group was asked to design and upgrade the library into a welcoming community space, where different cultures come together. This article was originally posted on the WF Education Group’s website. You can find the original […]

Who’s Behind the 8Base Ransomw

The victim shaming website operated by the cybercriminals behind 8Base — currently one of the more active ransomware groups — was until earlier today leaking quite a bit of information that the crime group probably did not intend to be made public. The leaked data suggests that at least some of website’s code was written […]

How Libraries Nurture Early Li1

Previously on the Princh Library Blog, we have covered how libraries can help both parents and babies. In this week’s post, guest writer Sam L. Bowman dives further into this topic, discussing how libraries can help with literacy specifically – one of, if not the, most important skills. Critical Hubs for early literacy Libraries are […]

FBI Hacker Dropped Stolen Airb1

In December 2022, KrebsOnSecurity broke the news that a cybercriminal using the handle “USDoD” had infiltrated the FBI‘s vetted information sharing network InfraGard, and was selling the contact information for all 80,000 members. The FBI responded by reverifying InfraGard members and by seizing the cybercrime forum where the data was being sold. But on Sept. […]

Adobe, Apple, Google & Microso

Microsoft today issued software updates to fix at least five dozen security holes in Windows and supported software, including patches for two zero-day vulnerabilities that are already being exploited. Also, Adobe, Google Chrome and Apple iOS users may have their own zero-day patching to do. On Sept. 7, researchers at Citizen Lab warned they were […]

Volunteering at a Library: Enr1

In today’s fast-paced digital age, where information is readily available at our fingertips, libraries remain the center of knowledge, community, and connection. Behind the shelves stacked with books and the hushed conversations lies a vibrant world of volunteering opportunities that contribute to the library’s essential role in society. Volunteering at a library is not just […]

Experts Fear Crooks are Cracki1

In November 2022, the password manager service LastPass disclosed a breach in which hackers stole password vaults containing both encrypted and plaintext data for more than 25 million users. Since then, a steady trickle of six-figure cryptocurrency heists targeting security-conscious people throughout the tech industry has led some security experts to conclude that crooks likely […]

2023 Library Design Showcase

Welcome to the 2023 Library Design Showcase, American Libraries’ annual celebration of new and renovated libraries that address patron needs in exciting and effective ways. This year’s selections represent a return to prepandemic normalcy and demonstrate a firm step into the future, with physical spaces designed to draw in communities, celebrate local history, and acknowledge […]

2023 ALA/AIA Library Building 1

The following libraries are winners of the 2023 Library Building Awards, sponsored by Core: Leadership, Infrastructure, Futures (a division of the American Library Association) and the American Institute of Architects. The awards, recognizing the best in library architecture and design, are open to any architect licensed in the US. Projects may be located anywhere in […]

How We Fight Back

Illustrations: Tom Deja Amanda Jones has been called a pedophile and a groomer. She’s received death threats. She’s lost friends, weight, and hair. She even had to take a leave of absence from her job as a school librarian in Louisiana for mental health reasons. All because she spoke at a public library board meeting […]

2023 ALA Award Winners

Every year, the American Library Association (ALA) recognizes the achievements of more than 200 individuals and institutions with an array of awards honoring their service to librarians and librarianship. Winners are chosen by juries of their colleagues and peers and embody the best of the profession’s leadership, vision, and service as well as a continued […]

Keep the Peace

World War I–era peace pins housed at the Hoover Institution Library and Archives at Stanford (Calif.) University. The pins belonged to pacifist and feminist activist Alice Park. Photos: Hoover Institution Library and Archives On a winter Chicago afternoon, near the end of her life, renowned social worker and activist Jane Addams started to burn her […]