Business School Briefing: careers Q&A, cyber criminals

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Welcome to Business School Briefing. We offer you insights from Andrew Hill and Jonathan Moules, and the pick of top stories being read in business schools. Edited by Wai Kwen Chan and Andrew Jack.

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Are you ready for the future workplace? University students, faculty and career services staff are invited to join the Financial Times for a virtual Q&A, on Wednesday, May 19 at 12pm ET (5pm GMT/9am PT), to discuss employment trends, ways to prepare yourself (or your cohorts) for hybrid work models, and how companies are addressing diversity and inclusion.

Andrew Jack, the FT’s global education

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The sinister PR push that links cyber criminals to CEOs

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The misspelt scam email, the clumsy phishing attack, the gaudy pop-up virus threat. All these I can resist. Cyber criminals have developed an altogether more sinister weapon, though: the polite press release.

DarkSide issued a statement after it was blamed for shutting down a vital US fuel pipeline with ransomware. It read for the most part like a standard piece of public relations guff. It combined concision, a non-apology apology for the inconvenience caused, and a purpose statement that would have made Milton Friedman proud: “Our goal is to make money, and not creating [sic] problems for society.”

DarkSide is

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Criminals, their victims and George Gascon’s L.A. revolution

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The crime was as gruesome as any committed by an adult.

Firefighters discovered the bodies of 16-year-old Sierra Brown and her older sister, Uniek Atkins, in a burned out Westchester apartment. Brown had been beaten and shot once at close range, while Atkins died from multiple gunshots, according to court filings. Police arrested Brown’s 17-year-old boyfriend, alleging he had doused the apartment in bleach and torched it to cover his tracks.

George Gascón inherited the 2018 killings when he took over as Los Angeles County’s district attorney in December. Before his election, prosecutors planned to try the teen as an

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How NYC’s rise in shootings could affect commutes to school, work

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Brazen gunslingers are shooting the daylights out of the Big Apple.

After a shocking execution in Park Slope and last Saturday afternoon’s shooting spree in Times Square, The Post requested crime data to see if the impression that criminals have become bolder in broad daylight is true.

Sadly, it appears so.

As of April 25, the NYPD recorded 374 shootings this year — and 119, or 32 percent, occurred between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. During the same period last year there were 213 shootings — with 63, or 30 percent, happening in daylight.

NYC CHURCH ATTACJ: JESUS STATUE TOPPLED,

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Oconee County sheriff warns of criminals targeting Asian-Americans

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The Oconee County sheriff is warning citizens about a group of criminals who may be targeting homes of Asian-American business owners or those who have a lot of money or valuables in their home. 

According to Sheriff James Hale, thieves broke into the home of a business owner a couple of weeks ago. 

“If they come to Oconee County they need to understand they’re going to be up against some competition because we tend to find them once we

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