Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Saturday October 22, 2016 @08:20PM American 'Vigilante Hacker' Defaces Russian Ministry's Website
Saturday October 22, 2016 @02:59PM Journalist Cleared of Riot Charges in South Dakota
Saturday October 22, 2016 @02:07PM John McAfee Thinks North Korea Hacked Dyn, and Iran Hacked the DNC
Saturday October 22, 2016 @01:16PM Governor Cuomo Bans Airbnb From Listing Short-Term Rentals In New York
Saturday October 22, 2016 @12:17AM Should Journalists Ignore Some Leaked Emails?
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:45PM 'Anonymous' Hacker Indicted As His Hunger Strike Continues
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:06PM WikiLeaks To Its Supporters: 'Stop Taking Down the US Internet, You Proved Your Point'
Friday October 21, 2016 @05:09PM AI Platform Assesses Trump's and Clinton's Emotional Intelligence
Friday October 21, 2016 @04:05PM Prosecutors Say NSA Contractor Could Flee To Foreign Power
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:27PM US Army 'Will Have More Robot Soldiers Than Humans' By 2025, Says Former British Spy
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:22PM Hotspot Vigilantes Are Trying to Beam the Internet To Julian Assange
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:11PM How Hackers Broke Into John Podesta and Colin Powell's Gmail Accounts
Thursday October 20, 2016 @03:26PM Prosecutors Say Contractor Stole 50 Terabytes of NSA Data
Thursday October 20, 2016 @10:49AM Yahoo Wants To Know If FBI Ordered Yahoo To Scan Emails
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @05:13PM Czechs Arrest Russian Hacker Wanted By FBI
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @07:00PM CIA-Backed Surveillance Tool 'Geofeedia' Was Marketed To Public Schools
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @04:15PM Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @03:59PM Clinton Campaign Considered Bill Gates, Tim Cook For Vice President
Monday October 17, 2016 @06:51PM Project Include Drops Y Combinator As Peter Thiel Pledges $1.25 Million To Trump
Monday October 17, 2016 @05:52PM It's Entirely Reasonable For Police To Swipe a Suspicious Gift Card, Says Court
Monday October 17, 2016 @05:02PM WikiLeaks: Ecuador Cut Off Assange's Internet Access
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:40PM Hackers Steal Credit Card Data From Visitors of US Senate GOP Committee Website
Monday October 17, 2016 @04:20PM Ethiopia's State of Emergency Makes Posting To Facebook a Crime
Monday October 17, 2016 @12:08PM UK Security Agencies Unlawfully Collected Data For 17 Years, Court Rules
Monday October 17, 2016 @11:58AM Journalists Face Jail Time After Reporting on North Dakota Pipeline Protest
Sunday October 16, 2016 @07:44PM Report: Russian Hackers Phished The DNC And Clinton Campaign Using Fake Gmail Forms
Saturday October 15, 2016 @06:51AM The White House Open Sources President Obama's Facebook Messenger Bot To 'Bring the Gov't To You'
Saturday October 15, 2016 @02:38AM Google Reveals It Received Secret FBI Subpoena
Friday October 14, 2016 @06:51PM Top Democrats Request FBI Investigation of Trump Campaign Ties To Russia Over Hacking
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:33PM California City Converts Its Street Lights Into A High-Speed IoT Backbone
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:08PM Russia Builds Microwave Weapon To Take Down Enemy Drones
Friday October 14, 2016 @12:42AM DHS Warns of Mirai Botnet Threat To Cellular Modems
Thursday October 13, 2016 @08:44PM Ken Bone May Have Violated FTC Guidelines With Uber Tweet
Thursday October 13, 2016 @05:25PM President Obama Orders Government To Plan For 'Space Weather'
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:25PM 4Chan Hackers Claim To Have Remotely Wiped John Podesta's iPhone and iPad
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @04:39PM Senator Wants Nationwide, All-Mail Voting To Counter Election Hacks
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @11:24AM White House: AI Holds the Potential To Be a Major Driver of Economic Growth and Social Progress
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @12:32AM Uber and Didi Face Regulatory Challenges Throughout China
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:51PM White House Vows 'Proportional' Response For Russian DNC Hack
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:01PM NASA To Allow Private Companies To Hook Up Modules To ISS
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:45PM US Military Is Looking At Blockchain Technology To Secure Nuclear Weapons
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @04:31PM How a Video Game About Sheep Exposes the FBI's Broken FOIA System
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:54PM Sprint To Provide 1 Million Students With Free Internet, Mobile Devices
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:53AM WikiLeaks Publishes Cryptic UFO Emails Sent To Clinton Campaign From Former Blink 182 Singer
Monday October 10, 2016 @06:03PM UK Is Banning Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings Over Russian Hacking Fears
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:42PM Yahoo Disables Automatic Email Forwarding Feature, Making It Difficult For Users To Leave
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:01PM WikiLeaks Posts 2,000 More Emails From John Podesta
Monday October 10, 2016 @02:26PM Tesla's Sales Increase - But Next Will We Need Smart Roads?
Monday October 10, 2016 @01:36PM As Contradictions Mount, Experts Call For Declassification of Yahoo's Email-Scanning Order
Monday October 10, 2016 @11:49AM Is Britain Secretly Funding Its Nuclear Submarine Program?
Sunday October 09, 2016 @11:53PM Clinton Responds To WikiLeaks During Debate, And Blames Russian Hackers
Sunday October 09, 2016 @06:02PM Sean Parker Contributes $9 Million As States Push To Legalize Marijuana
Sunday October 09, 2016 @02:22PM Dropbox, Google Drive, GitHub and Microsoft OneDrive Cloud Services Blocked In Turkey
Saturday October 08, 2016 @08:20PM One U.S. Election-System Vendor Is Using Developers in Serbia
Saturday October 08, 2016 @04:22PM WikiLeaks Releases Paid Clinton Speech Excerpts, And Threatens To Expose Google
Saturday October 08, 2016 @12:45AM MuckRock Identifies The Oldest US Government Computer Still in Use
Friday October 07, 2016 @08:29PM Feds Convinced Police To Use License Plate-Scanning Tech At Gun Shows
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:12PM Baltimore Police Took 1 Million Surveillance Photos of City
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:13PM CIA 'Siren Servers' Can Predict Social Uprisings Several Days Before They Happen
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:27PM FBI Looks Into Unlocking Minnesota Mall Stabber's iPhone
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:05PM US Intel Officially Blames the Russian Government For Hacking DNC
Friday October 07, 2016 @02:10PM Yahoo's Government Email Scanner Was Not A Modified Spam Filter, But a Secret Hacking Tool: Motherboard
Friday October 07, 2016 @12:55AM Prominent Pro-Patent Judge Issues Opinion Declaring All Software Patents Bad
Thursday October 06, 2016 @11:55PM Verizon Wants $1 Billion Discount On Yahoo Deal After Reports of Hacking, Email Scanning
Thursday October 06, 2016 @07:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:42PM New York To Test Facial Recognition Cameras At 'Crossing Points'
Thursday October 06, 2016 @12:07AM Yahoo Scan By US Fell Under Foreign Spy Law Expiring Next Year
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:58PM Judge Allows Small Businesses To Sue Credit Card Giants For Forcing Them To Adopt Chip Readers
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @12:51PM NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @11:07AM Yahoo Offers Non-Denial Denial of Bombshell Spy Report
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:40PM Indonesia Wants To Criminalize Memes
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @06:52PM Apple, Google, Microsoft: We Have No Government Email Scanning Program Like Yahoo's
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @05:44PM Encryption App Signal Wins Fight Against FBI Subpoena and Gag Order
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @03:28PM Yahoo Secretly Scanned Customer Emails For US Intelligence
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:42PM FBI Agreed To Destroy Laptops of Clinton Aides With Immunity Deal, Sources Say
Monday October 03, 2016 @09:33AM Tim Cook Defends Apple's Approach To Security: 'Encryption is Inherently Great'
Monday October 03, 2016 @06:40AM India Ratifies The Paris Climate Change Agreement
Sunday October 02, 2016 @09:14PM WikiLeaks' Big Tuesday Announcement Will Now Take Place Via Video
Sunday October 02, 2016 @05:32PM No One's Bidding on The Shadow Brokers' Stolen NSA Hacking Tools
Saturday October 01, 2016 @11:30PM Online Journalists Launch An Onslaught Against Donald Trump
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:54PM Fake Cellphone Emergency Alerts About Zombies and Nuclear Attacks Predicted
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:04PM Pennsylvania's Voting Machines Are Running Windows XP
Saturday October 01, 2016 @02:19AM Implication of Sabotage Adds Intrigue To SpaceX Investigation
Saturday October 01, 2016 @12:14AM Senator Questions The Declassification Policies of America's National Intelligence Office
Friday September 30, 2016 @09:48PM FAA Sued Over Federal Drone Registry
Friday September 30, 2016 @07:12PM New US 'Secret' Clearance Unit Hires Firm Linked To 2014 Hacks
Friday September 30, 2016 @06:56PM New California Law Allows Test of Autonomous Shuttle With No Driver
Friday September 30, 2016 @05:02PM Feds Go After Mylan For Scamming Medicaid Out of Millions On EpiPen Pricing
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:58PM Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
Thursday September 29, 2016 @05:18PM The Yahoo Hackers Weren't State-Sponsored, Security Firm Says
Thursday September 29, 2016 @04:37PM FCC Votes To Upgrade Emergency Smartphone Alerts
Thursday September 29, 2016 @04:20PM Four States Sue To Stop Internet Transition
Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:33PM US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:36PM FBI Investigating Possible Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @05:33PM FCC Official Asks Agency To Investigate Ban On Journalists' Wi-Fi Personal Hotspots At Debate
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:45PM US Department of Labor Is Suing Peter Thiel's Startup 'Palantir' For Discriminating Against Asians
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:22PM Republicans Say Obama Administration Is Giving Away the Internet
Monday September 26, 2016 @04:49PM ISP To FCC: Using The Internet Is Like Eating Oreos
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:08AM California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force
Saturday September 24, 2016 @09:15PM How ITT Tech Screwed Students and Made Millions
Saturday September 24, 2016 @01:12PM US Panel Extends Nuclear Power Tax Credit
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:47AM Senators Accuse Russia Of Disrupting US Election
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:25AM U.S. Funds Challenges To North Korea's 'Information Shield'
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Friday September 23, 2016 @06:36PM From Bicycles To Washing Machines: Sweden To Give Tax Breaks For Repairs
Friday September 23, 2016 @05:24PM UPS Is Starting To Test Drone Deliveries In the US
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:22AM Probe Of Leaked US NSA Hacking Tools Examines Operative's Mistake
Thursday September 22, 2016 @11:23PM Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Is Secretly Funding Trump's Meme Machine
Thursday September 22, 2016 @08:51PM Senate Panel Authorizes Money For Mission To Mars
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:04PM Hacker Leaks Michelle Obama's Passport
Thursday September 22, 2016 @12:35AM Oversight Orders Reddit To Preserve Deleted Posts In Clinton Investigation
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @07:31PM Appeals Court Decision Kills North Carolina Town's Gigabit Internet
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @06:19PM TV Manufacturers Accused of Gaming Energy Usage Tests
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:48PM A Shocking Amount of E-Waste Recycling Is a Complete Sham
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:40PM North Korea Has Just 28 Websites
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @01:40AM US Regulators Issue Comprehensive Policy On Self-Driving Cars
Monday September 19, 2016 @07:25PM AT&T and Comcast Helped Elected Official Write Plan To Stall Google Fiber
Monday September 19, 2016 @06:39PM Computer Specialist Who Deleted Clinton Emails May Have Asked Reddit For Tips
Monday September 19, 2016 @05:22PM UK Standards Body Issues Official Guidance On Robot Ethics
Monday September 19, 2016 @04:19PM Cable Lobby Tries To Make You Forget That It Represents Cable Companies
Monday September 19, 2016 @11:06AM Hacker Takes Control of Hundreds of US Government FTP Servers
Sunday September 18, 2016 @04:23PM Assange Agrees to US Prison If Obama Pardons Chelsea Manning
Sunday September 18, 2016 @12:24PM Oregon Settles $6 Billion Lawsuit Over Oracle's Botched Healthcare Website
Saturday September 17, 2016 @09:52PM Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't Techies Improving The World?
Saturday September 17, 2016 @07:10PM The Ham Radio Parity Act Unanimously Passed By US House
Saturday September 17, 2016 @06:04PM Disses Wolfram Language, Touts Apple's Swift Playgrounds
Saturday September 17, 2016 @01:10AM Air Force Grounds $400 Billion F-35s Because of 'Peeling and Crumbling' Insulation
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:34AM How The FBI Might've Opened the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone 5c
Friday September 16, 2016 @10:31PM The US Government Is Building A 'Drone Dragnet' For Battlefields
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:45PM How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:33PM 'Government Abuse' of the Internet Makes Some People More Equal Than Others, Says Study
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Thursday September 15, 2016 @08:26PM Religion In US 'Worth More Than Google and Apple Combined'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @07:28PM House Committee: Edward Snowden's Leaks Did 'Tremendous Damage'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @06:37PM Samsung Formally Recalls The Galaxy Note 7
Thursday September 15, 2016 @04:09PM Why The FCC Chair Says Set-Top Box Reform Proposal Could Change
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:00PM FCC Republicans Refused To Give Congress Net Neutrality Documents
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:25AM FBI Director James Comey: Cover Up Your Webcam
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @05:43PM Colin Powell's Private Email Account Has Been Hacked
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:19PM Edward Snowden Makes 'Moral' Case For Presidential Pardon
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:37PM New York Fines Viacom, Mattel and Hasbro For Tracking Kids Online
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:20PM World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia
Monday September 12, 2016 @05:50PM ACLU Is Launching A Campaign To Convince President Obama To Pardon Edward Snowden
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:28PM Facebook Is Collaborating With The Israeli Government To Determine What Should Be Censored
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:16PM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes In New York, Burns Six-Year-Old Boy
Monday September 12, 2016 @03:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Sunday September 11, 2016 @06:09PM Are Governments Denying Internet Access To Their Political Opponents?
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:27PM US Goverment Employees Targetted By New 'GovRAT' Malware
Saturday September 10, 2016 @07:39PM Arrests Made After Group Hacks CIA Director's AOL Account
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:18PM Senator Urges Colleagues to Prevent Expansion of Government Hacking
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:45PM CPSC: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Friday September 09, 2016 @02:41AM AAPS Doctors Run Survey On Hillary Clinton's Health
Friday September 09, 2016 @02:23AM North Korea Conducts Fifth Nuclear Test -- The Largest One Yet
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:09PM White House Names Retired Air Force General As First Cyber Security Chief
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @08:25PM Leaked Demo Video Shows How Government Spyware Infects a Computer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @05:00PM Cuba Is Blocking Text Messages That Contain Words Like 'Democracy'
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:49PM Canadian Telecoms Will Try to Justify Their 'Ripoff' TV Plans Today
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:44PM FAA May Ban Galaxy Note 7 On Flights Due To Exploding Batteries
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @07:46PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Anonymous Ways To Pay For Goods and Services?
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:23PM New Snowden Leaks Reveal More About NSA Satellite Eavesdropping
Monday September 05, 2016 @06:42PM US Investigating Potential Covert Russian Plan To Disrupt November Elections
Monday September 05, 2016 @03:49PM President Obama Wants To Prevent a Cyber Weapon 'Arms Race'
Monday September 05, 2016 @01:16AM Ask Slashdot: Would You Fire Your CEO?
Sunday September 04, 2016 @09:40PM NSO Has Been Selling a Smartphone-Surveilling Malware For Six Years
Sunday September 04, 2016 @06:40PM Long TSA Delays Force Airports To Hire Private Security Contractors
Sunday September 04, 2016 @05:31PM Finland Prepares Their First Tests Of A Universal Basic Income
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:14AM Google, Apple, Mozilla, and the EFF Support Microsoft's Fight Against Gag Orders
Saturday September 03, 2016 @06:35PM Apple May Bring Back Billions In Profits To The U.S.
Saturday September 03, 2016 @03:22PM World Map Shows Countries Requiring Open Source Software
Saturday September 03, 2016 @12:27PM Climate Deal: US and China Join Paris Climate Accords
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:46PM Feds Spend Nearly $500K To 'Combat Online Trolling'
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:13PM Clinton's First Email Server Was a Power Mac Tower
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:51PM FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:29PM Florida Man Arrested For Hacking Linux Kernel Organization In 2011
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:14PM Police Seize Two 'Perfect Privacy' VPN Servers
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:06AM The Unsettling Relationship Between Russia and Wikileaks
Thursday September 01, 2016 @05:29PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Thursday September 01, 2016 @03:57PM Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Sentenced To 52 Months In US Prison
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:34PM FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Monday August 29, 2016 @07:14PM Judge Allows Kim Dotcom To Livestream Court Hearing
Monday August 29, 2016 @06:16PM European Commission To Issue Apple An Irish Tax Bill of $1.1 Billion, Says Report
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:54PM FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones In The Air Within A Year
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:19PM US Appeals Court Dismisses AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit
Monday August 29, 2016 @01:58PM FBI Says Foreign Hackers Breached State Election Systems
Monday August 29, 2016 @11:56AM Now Arriving On the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed For Your Commute
Sunday August 28, 2016 @07:45PM Google Tests A Software That Judges Hollywood's Portrayal of Women
Sunday August 28, 2016 @02:42PM 100 Arrested In New York Thanks To Better Face-Recognition Technology
Saturday August 27, 2016 @08:18PM EU Copyright Reform Proposes Search Engines Pay For Snippets
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:12PM 'Social Media ID, Please?' Proposed US Law Greeted With Anger
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:34PM Japanese Government Plans Cyber Attack Institute
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:27AM HAARP Holds Open House To Dispel Rumors Of Mind Control
Friday August 26, 2016 @06:26PM Apple, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft Sign White House Pledge For Equal Pay
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Friday August 26, 2016 @02:04AM Amazon, NVIDIA and The CIA Want To Teach AI To Watch Us From Space
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants