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Cornelius Frolik

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How the bad guys did it: Thousands of Ohioans hacked, up to $35M stolen
 One errant button click. That’s all it takes for a computer or mobile device to be infected or hacked. Just by getting people to click on malicious e-mail attachments, an international crime ring set in motion a scheme that infected more than 60,000 individual computers, sent out 11 million malicious emails and defrauded people of up...

Posted: a minute ago

One errant button click. That’s all it takes for a computer or mobile device to be infected or hacked. Just by getting people to click on malicious e-mail attachments, an international crime ring set in motion a scheme that infected more than 60,000 individual computers, sent out 11 million malicious emails and defrauded people of up...
City of Dayton to spend up to $1M on Arcade redevelopment
 UPDATE @ 8:02 p.m.: The city of Dayton will spend as much as $1 million to help pay for architectural, engineering and demolition services for the Dayton Arcade, which officials said are needed to truly determine the cost of rehabbing the massive, vacant complex.  Dayton officials said the money will help the development team that wants...

Posted: 7 hours ago

UPDATE @ 8:02 p.m.: The city of Dayton will spend as much as $1 million to help pay for architectural, engineering and demolition services for the Dayton Arcade, which officials said are needed to truly determine the cost of rehabbing the massive, vacant complex.  Dayton officials said the money will help the development team that wants...
These passwords will get you hacked
 123456. Password. Your birthdate. Your nickname. Your phone number. These are just a few examples of the easy-to-crack passcodes and passwords that too many people use to protect their smartphones, mobile devices and online accounts. If you use any of these or other simple words or numerical combinations, you are asking to be hacked. &ldquo...

Posted: 21 hours ago

123456. Password. Your birthdate. Your nickname. Your phone number. These are just a few examples of the easy-to-crack passcodes and passwords that too many people use to protect their smartphones, mobile devices and online accounts. If you use any of these or other simple words or numerical combinations, you are asking to be hacked. &ldquo...
Northwest Dayton grocery supporters need money to build $3.9M store
 Many northwest Dayton residents said they would “very likely” shop at a cooperative grocery store planned for lower Salem Avenue, according to a study. But whether that market actually opens depends on the success of a capital campaign and whether community members buy shares in the business. “We have come as far as we can...

Posted: 3 days ago

Many northwest Dayton residents said they would “very likely” shop at a cooperative grocery store planned for lower Salem Avenue, according to a study. But whether that market actually opens depends on the success of a capital campaign and whether community members buy shares in the business. “We have come as far as we can...
Will Sunday hours at 2nd Street Market work?
 Attendance at the 2nd Street Market on Sundays will need to rival Friday crowds if the pilot program is to last beyond this summer. That likely means about 1,000 or more people will have to patronize the indoor market during its new, extended hours. DOWNLOAD OUR FREE MOBILE APPS FOR THE LATEST BREAKING NEWS But the success of the pilot program...

Posted: 5 days ago

Attendance at the 2nd Street Market on Sundays will need to rival Friday crowds if the pilot program is to last beyond this summer. That likely means about 1,000 or more people will have to patronize the indoor market during its new, extended hours. DOWNLOAD OUR FREE MOBILE APPS FOR THE LATEST BREAKING NEWS But the success of the pilot program...
Downtown Dayton’s first skyscraper put on the market
 The owners of a trail-blazing downtown skyscraper have put it on the market in the hopes of finding a buyer who sees the same kinds of potential in the property as they did. Matrix Realty Group, the owners of the 23-story Grant Deneau Tower at 40 W. Fourth St., wanted to redevelop the tower into a mix of housing and office space using historic...

Posted: 5 days ago

The owners of a trail-blazing downtown skyscraper have put it on the market in the hopes of finding a buyer who sees the same kinds of potential in the property as they did. Matrix Realty Group, the owners of the 23-story Grant Deneau Tower at 40 W. Fourth St., wanted to redevelop the tower into a mix of housing and office space using historic...
Dayton mountain bike park could open by summer
 The city of Dayton has selected a firm to design and construct a new mountain bike park at Welcome Park near UD Arena, and it could open in late summer or early fall. The International Mountain Bicycling Association Trail Solutions will develop the public park, which could cost about $300,000 to design and build. The project seeks to create...

Posted: 8 days ago

The city of Dayton has selected a firm to design and construct a new mountain bike park at Welcome Park near UD Arena, and it could open in late summer or early fall. The International Mountain Bicycling Association Trail Solutions will develop the public park, which could cost about $300,000 to design and build. The project seeks to create...
Oversight committee picked to monitor Montgomery County Jail
 An independent committee has been selected to oversee and address issues at the Montgomery County Jail, which faces a series of civil lawsuits by former inmates claiming mistreatment. Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer and local and state elected leaders have picked nine people to serve on the Justice Committee, which is expected to meet...

Posted: 8 days ago

An independent committee has been selected to oversee and address issues at the Montgomery County Jail, which faces a series of civil lawsuits by former inmates claiming mistreatment. Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer and local and state elected leaders have picked nine people to serve on the Justice Committee, which is expected to meet...
County board to sell four work centers
 The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services is trying to sell four of its work centers as it phases out a variety of direct services for clients with disabilities. The board has issued a request for proposals in search of private organizations that want to buy the Calumet, Jergens, Kuntz and Liberty centers. The county...

Posted: 9 days ago

The Montgomery County Board of Developmental Disabilities Services is trying to sell four of its work centers as it phases out a variety of direct services for clients with disabilities. The board has issued a request for proposals in search of private organizations that want to buy the Calumet, Jergens, Kuntz and Liberty centers. The county...
Groups hold town hall without Rep. Mike Turner
 A crowd of more than 150 people gathered at a town hall meeting Saturday night where speakers and visitors criticized U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, for not attending and questioned his record and positions on health care, the environment, President Donald Trump’s immigration orders and other hot-button issues. Several activist groups...

Posted: 10 days ago

A crowd of more than 150 people gathered at a town hall meeting Saturday night where speakers and visitors criticized U.S. Rep. Mike Turner, R-Dayton, for not attending and questioned his record and positions on health care, the environment, President Donald Trump’s immigration orders and other hot-button issues. Several activist groups...
Dayton bar arcade first of several projects developer plans
 A new bar arcade on East Third Street that could open in the next six to eight weeks is the first of several investments that its owners hope will be a game-changer for the Huffman neighborhood. DK Effect will be a bar at 1600 E. Third St. that likely will offer 20 to 30 beer taps and about 50 classic arcade video games and carnival-style...

Posted: 13 days ago

A new bar arcade on East Third Street that could open in the next six to eight weeks is the first of several investments that its owners hope will be a game-changer for the Huffman neighborhood. DK Effect will be a bar at 1600 E. Third St. that likely will offer 20 to 30 beer taps and about 50 classic arcade video games and carnival-style...