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Missouri first to receive rural transit grants under CARES Act

Governor Mike Parson announced today that Missouri is the first state in the nation to receive a federal grant for rural transit. The grants are part of the national COVID-19 relief efforts under the CARES Act.  The Missouri Department of Transportation will receive a $61.7 million grant, Kansas will receive $38.8 million and Oklahoma will receive $51.3 million.

Hackers' new target during pandemic: video conference calls

As businesses, schools, churches and others turn to video conference platforms to stay connected amid the global coronavirus pandemic, many have reported being attacked by uninvited guests. The disruptions, dubbed “Zoom-bombing,” have included racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic messages and have drawn the scrutiny of the FBI and other law enforcement agencies.