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KHSU broadcast problems were due to ransomware attack

KHSU broadcast problems were due to ransomware attack

Humboldt State Media Advisory Update: KHSU Targeted in Ransomware Attack KHSU’s recent computer problems are the result of a ransomware attack. The incident disabled most of the station’s programming systems and all storage servers, which didn’t house sensitive information. As a result, regular programming continues to be interrupted. Ransomware is a form of extortion that

Current and retired North Coast legislators send strong rebuke on KHSU dismantling

April 16, 2019 Chancellor Timothy P. White California State University Office of the Chancellor 401 Golden Shore Long Beach, CA 90802 Re: KHSU Shut Down Dear Chancellor White, We are writing today out of grave concern for the way our local community radio station, KHSU, was shut down and abandoned by Humboldt State’s executive leadership.

An inside account of the final KHSU staff meeting – ‘no one noticed I was there’

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – Last week’s historic purge and effective closure of Humboldt State’s public radio station, KHSU 90.5 FM, took place behind locked doors at the Feuerwerker Building on campus. However, station volunteer Ryan Lee happened to be in the building, and listened in on what transpired. Using a station production studio,

KHSU’s new Interim Director resigns

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – KHSU staffmember David Reed, named yesterday as the station’s interim director as part of the sudden purge of the rest of the staff, has resigned. In a Facebook post this morning, Reed wrote: Friends and Friends of KHSU, The last 24 hours have been shocking. Thank you for all

This after-hours restriction thing is already the second-most recent KHSU imbroglio

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The smoldering controversy at Humboldt State University radio station KHSU seemed to be waning late last month, when, in stark contrast to the previous three meetings, the monthly Community Advisory Board (CAB) gathering saw minimal participation. Now though, a new policy regarding worker safety and hours had

Letters to the Editor, August 1, 2018

Citation needed for Arcata Plaza claim At an unfortunate time in our history when the salience of facts and expertise are too often ignored in the making of public policy, it  is to be hoped that the vote on the McKinley statue will be based on the soundness of evidence not the volume of ones

Wruck answers allegation with apology, offers CAB meeting preview

Kevin L Hoover Mad River Union HUMBOLDT STATE – The Humboldt State University vice president accused by a KHSU staff member of inappropriate conduct during a station staff meeting has responded with apologies and further information. KHSU Office Manager Lorna Bryant stated that University Advancement Vice President Craig Wruck yelled at her and stifled her

Letters to the Editor, July 11, 2018

Preserve KHSU  I write in regard to your recent article, plus another informative one (acrnewsfeed.blogspot.com/2018/06/khsu-postpones-pledge-drive-because-of.html), and MRU published letters on the firing of KHSU’s beloved Katie Whiteside, by KHSU General Manager Peter Fretwell (PF) who has been at the station just 15 months. PF is a former conservative talk show host and comes from a