Proctoring Software Company Used DMCA To Take Down a Student’s Critical Tweets

A series of tweets by one Miami University student that were critical of a proctoring software company have been hidden by Twitter after the company filed a copyright takedown notice. TechCrunch reports: Erik Johnson, a student who works as a security researcher on the side, posted a lengthy tweet thread in early September about Proctorio, an Arizona-based software company that several U.S. schools — including his own — use to monitor students who are taking their exams remotely. But six weeks later, Johnson received an email from Twitter saying three of those tweets had been removed from his account in response to a request by Proctorio filed under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Proctorio, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, says its proctoring software is privacy friendly. Students are required to install its Chrome extension before taking a test, which the company says students can remove once they’re done. Unlike desktop software,


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How to send Linux application logs to AWS CloudWatch

AWS CloudWatch is a monitoring service provided by the AWS cloud. AWS provides default monitoring for server parameters like CPU Utilization, Network In, Network Out and many more. This tutorial shows how to send the application or server logs to AWS CloudWatch.


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GitHub Denies Getting Hacked

GitHub has denied rumors today of getting hacked after a mysterious entity shared what they claimed to be the source code of the GitHub.com and GitHub Enterprise portals. From a report: The “supposed” source code was leaked via a commit to GitHub’s DMCA section. The commit was also faked to look like it originated from GitHub CEO Nat Friedman. But in a message posted on YCombinator’s Hacker News portal, Friedman denied that it was him and that GitHub got hacked in any way. Friedman said the “leaked source code” didn’t cover all of GitHub’s code but only the GitHub Enterprise Server product. This is a version of GitHub Enterprise that companies can run on their own on-premise servers in case they need to store source code locally for security reasons but still want to benefit from GitHub Enterprise features. Friedman said this source code had already leaked months before due


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