Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

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Tuesday October 17, 2017 @07:31PM SpaceX's Reusable Rockets Win US Air Force General's Endorsement
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:44PM 'Significant' Number of Equifax Victims Already Had Info Stolen, Says IRS
Sunday October 15, 2017 @10:36PM Ask Slashdot: Should Users Uninstall Kaspersky's Antivirus Software?
Sunday October 15, 2017 @07:44PM Munich Plans New Vote on Dumping Linux For Windows 10
Sunday October 15, 2017 @06:36PM Julian Assage Taunts US Government For Forcing Wikileaks To Invest In Bitcoin
Sunday October 15, 2017 @05:19PM Pentagon Turns To High-Speed Traders To Fortify Markets Against Cyberattack
Saturday October 14, 2017 @06:04PM In a Cashless World, You'd Better Pray the Power Never Goes Out
Saturday October 14, 2017 @11:49AM How Open Source Software Helps The Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:54PM IRS Suspends $7 Million Contract With Equifax After Malware Discovered
Friday October 13, 2017 @04:54AM Recordings of the Sounds Heard In the Cuban US Embassy Attacks Released
Thursday October 12, 2017 @06:16PM FDA Advisers Endorse Gene Therapy To Treat Form of Blindness
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @05:27PM US Government Has 'No Right To Rummage' Through Anti-Trump Protest Website Logs, Says Judge
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @04:30PM FCC's Claim That One ISP Counts As 'Competition' Faces Scrutiny In Court
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @02:10PM Moscow Has Turned Kaspersky Antivirus Software Into a Global Spy Tool, Using It To Scan Computers For Secret US Data
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @10:09AM Israeli Spies 'Watched Russian Agents Breach Kaspersky Software'
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @08:09PM Justice Department To Be More Aggressive In Seeking Encrypted Data From Tech Companies
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:57PM Symantec CEO: Source Code Reviews Pose Unacceptable Risk
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:31PM Dutch Government Confirms Plan To Ban New Petrol, Diesel Cars By 2030
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @04:48PM North Korean Hackers Stole U.S.-South Korean Military Plans, Lawmaker Says
Monday October 09, 2017 @12:44PM SpaceX's Mars Vision Puts Pressure on NASA's Manned Exploration Programs
Sunday October 08, 2017 @06:29PM The Case Against Biometric IDs
Saturday October 07, 2017 @04:37PM Bitcoin Transactions Lead To Arrest of Major Drug Dealer
Saturday October 07, 2017 @12:08AM HP Enterprise Let Russia Scrutinize The Pentagon's Cyberdefense Software
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:27PM White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:19PM Sprint, T-Mobile Could Announce a Merger By Month's End
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:03PM Regulate Facebook Like AIM
Friday October 06, 2017 @09:59AM US Jobs Dropped By 33,000 In September, Likely Due To Storms
Thursday October 05, 2017 @05:43PM Vice President Pence Vows US Astronauts Will Return To the Moon
Thursday October 05, 2017 @01:32PM Russian Hackers Exploited Kaspersky Antivirus To Steal NSA Data on US Cyber Defense: WSJ
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @05:14PM Facebook Fought Rules That Could Have Exposed Fake Russian Ads
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:37PM Artificial Intelligence Has 'Great Potential, But We Need To Steer Carefully,' LinkedIn Co-founder Says
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @04:23PM US Congress Investigates Patent 'Gifts' That Evade Inter Partes Review
Wednesday October 04, 2017 @03:50PM US Senate Panel Approves Self-Driving Car Legislation
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @07:46PM IRS Awards $7 Million Fraud Prevention Contract To Equifax
Tuesday October 03, 2017 @01:11PM UK Government Could Imprison People For Looking At Terrorist Content
Monday October 02, 2017 @06:43PM Ex-Verizon Lawyer Ajit Pai Confirmed To Second Term As FCC Chair
Monday October 02, 2017 @04:00PM Supreme Court Won't Hear Kim Dotcom's Civil Forfeiture Case
Saturday September 30, 2017 @07:06PM Russia Suspected In GPS-Spoofing Attacks On Ships
Saturday September 30, 2017 @06:12PM US Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem
Saturday September 30, 2017 @04:07PM Squabble With Contractor Delayed Equifax's Response To Data Breach
Saturday September 30, 2017 @11:18AM US Consumer Groups Warn 'Robot Car Bill' Threatens Safety
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:04PM Google Investigates Facebook's Russian Political Operatives, Will Address Congressmen
Friday September 29, 2017 @10:40PM Steve Wozniak: Net Neutrality Rollback 'Will End the Internet As We Know It'
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:06PM FCC Silenced Puerto Rico Radio Station's Boosters In March 2017
Friday September 29, 2017 @05:01PM Apple Reports 400 Percent Rise In National Security Requests
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:19PM US Slashing Embassy Staff In Cuba Because of Apparent Sonic 'Attacks'
Friday September 29, 2017 @04:15PM Spanish Court Orders Google To Delete App Used For Catalan Independence Vote
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:50PM Dubai Proposes Giant Simulated Mars City In the Desert
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:29PM FCC Chief Tells Apple To Turn on iPhone's FM Radio Chip
Thursday September 28, 2017 @04:16PM Air Force Gives 10-Year-Old Orbiting Satellite To Ham Radio Operators
Thursday September 28, 2017 @12:02AM Homeland Security Plans To Collect Immigrants' Social Media Information
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @10:55PM Bell Canada Wants Pirate Websites Blocked For Canadians
Tuesday September 26, 2017 @12:13AM NSA Targeted 106,000 Foreigners In Spy Program Up For Renewal
Monday September 25, 2017 @01:21PM President Donald Trump and His Daughter Ivanka To Unveil a New Federal Computer Science Initiative With Major Tech Backers
Saturday September 23, 2017 @06:22PM Spain's Crackdown on Catalonia Includes Internet Censorship
Friday September 22, 2017 @09:56PM Governments Turn Tables By Suing Public Records Requesters
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:49PM Facebook Will Share Copies of Political Ads Purchased by Russian Sources With the US Congress
Thursday September 21, 2017 @03:48PM Distrustful US Allies Force Spy Agency To Back Down In Encryption Fight
Thursday September 21, 2017 @01:22PM Bitcoin Futures-Based ETF Likely To Be Approved in the US
Tuesday September 19, 2017 @05:20PM Twitter Suspends 300,000 Accounts Tied To Terrorism In 2017
Monday September 18, 2017 @04:24PM Equifax Stock Sales Are the Focus of US Criminal Probe
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:08PM NSA Launches 'Codebreaker Challenge' For Students: Stopping an Infrastructure Attack
Saturday September 16, 2017 @12:18AM Facebook Shares Details Of Russia-Bought Ads With US Investigators
Friday September 15, 2017 @05:26PM Mystery of Sonic Weapon Attacks At US Embassy In Cuba Deepens
Thursday September 14, 2017 @08:33PM Trump Blocks China-Backed Takeover of US Chip Maker 'Lattice Semi'
Thursday September 14, 2017 @05:12PM Wisconsin State Legislature Signs Off On $3 Billion Foxconn Incentive Package
Thursday September 14, 2017 @04:47PM ISPs Claim a Privacy Law Would Weaken Online Security, Increase Pop-Ups
Thursday September 14, 2017 @10:30AM In a Highly Unusual Move, FTC Confirms It Is Investigating Equifax
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @07:23PM Silicon Valley Bosses Are Globalists, Not Libertarians
Wednesday September 13, 2017 @03:35PM Kaspersky Software Banned From US Government Systems Over Concerns About Russia
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @05:17PM Department of Energy Invests $50 Million To Improve Critical Energy Infrastructure Security
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @04:22PM Researchers Catch Microsoft Zero-Day Used To Install Government Spyware
Monday September 11, 2017 @06:16PM Virginia Scraps Electronic Voting Machines Hackers Destroyed At DefCon
Monday September 11, 2017 @05:13PM ShadowBrokers Releases NSA UNITEDRAKE Manual That Targets Windows Machines
Sunday September 10, 2017 @11:26PM Government Officials Begin Investigating Equifax Breach
Sunday September 10, 2017 @01:23AM Four EU Countries Seek Higher Taxes On Google and Amazon
Saturday September 09, 2017 @09:41PM America's Data-Swamped Spy Agencies Pin Their Hopes On AI
Saturday September 09, 2017 @05:36PM The Teen Malware Career Of Marcus Hutchins
Saturday September 09, 2017 @11:23AM Should Congress Force Social Media To Investigate Foreign Propaganda Trolls?
Friday September 08, 2017 @05:34PM FDA Slams EpiPen Maker For Doing Nothing While Hundreds Failed, People Died
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:15PM Uber Faces FBI Probe Over Program Targeting Rival Lyft
Friday September 08, 2017 @10:54AM Seoul Is Reinventing Itself As a Techno-Utopia
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @01:21PM House Passes Bill To Speed Deployment of Self-driving Cars
Monday September 04, 2017 @04:16PM 80% of UK Government IT Projects Suffer Delays Due To Tax Clampdown
Monday September 04, 2017 @11:48AM AI Could Lead To Third World War, Elon Musk Says
Sunday September 03, 2017 @01:25AM Thousands of Job Applicants Citing Top Secret US Government Work Exposed In Amazon Server Data Breach
Friday September 01, 2017 @11:16PM 'Pay With Your Face' Technology Tested in a KFC Store In China
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:05PM Apple Calls For FCC To Keep 'Strong, Enforceable' Net Neutrality Protections
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @03:12PM FDA Approves First Cell-Based Therapy For Cancer
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @11:13PM Is Slashdot Blocked In Parts Of India?
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @09:14PM The IRS Decides Who To Audit By Data Mining Social Media
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @08:29PM South Korea Moves Towards The World's First 'Robot Tax'
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @04:20PM One Day Left To Comment on the FCC's Plan To Kill Net Neutrality
Tuesday August 29, 2017 @01:25PM On Internet Privacy, Be Very Afraid
Monday August 28, 2017 @11:28PM FDA Designates MDMA As 'Breakthrough Therapy' For PTSD
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:54PM New York City Cops Will Replace Their 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones
Monday August 28, 2017 @12:11AM As Prosecutors Submit Evidence, WannaCry Hero's Legal Fund Returns All Donations
Sunday August 27, 2017 @09:28PM China Orders Internet Comments Linked To Real Identities
Friday August 25, 2017 @10:43PM Tasers Implicated In Far More Deaths Than We Previously Thought
Friday August 25, 2017 @05:43PM Your Personal Information Is Now the World's Most Valuable Commodity
Friday August 25, 2017 @04:19PM New Zealand High Court Rules Operation Against Kim Dotcom Was Illegal
Friday August 25, 2017 @11:24AM 'US Intelligence Agencies Should Put Up Or Shut Up With Kaspersky Rumors'
Thursday August 24, 2017 @07:18PM DC Judge Approves Government Warrant For Data From Anti-Trump Website
Thursday August 24, 2017 @06:58PM The CIA Built a Fake Software Update System To Spy On Intel Partners
Thursday August 24, 2017 @06:18AM India's Top Court Rules Privacy a Fundamental Right in Blow To Government
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @06:34PM IRS Now Has a Tool To Unmask Bitcoin Tax Evaders
Wednesday August 23, 2017 @05:01PM FTC Approves Amazon's Acquisition of Whole Foods
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @06:22PM Justice Department Walks Back Demand For Information On Anti-Trump Website
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @04:14PM Getting NASA To Comply With Simple FOIA Requests Is a Nightmare
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @03:19PM Estonia Proposes Estcoin, a Government Backed Cryptocurrency, Issued Via an Initial Coin Offering After e-Residency Success
Monday August 21, 2017 @05:20PM China Relaunches World's Fastest Train
Sunday August 20, 2017 @07:28PM Alleged Yahoo Hacker Will Be Extradited To The US
Sunday August 20, 2017 @01:18PM FBI Accepts New Evidence in 46-Year-Old D.B. Cooper Case
Saturday August 19, 2017 @04:08PM Microsoft Avoids Washington State Taxes, Gives Nevada Schoolkid A Surface Laptop
Saturday August 19, 2017 @03:44PM A Global Fish War is Coming, Warns US Coast Guard
Saturday August 19, 2017 @01:16AM US State Department Suffers Worldwide Email Outage
Saturday August 19, 2017 @12:46AM FBI Warns US Private Sector To Cut Ties With Kaspersky
Thursday August 17, 2017 @04:28PM Ukraine Hacker Cooperating With FBI In Russia Probe, Says Report
Thursday August 17, 2017 @09:46AM Thai Activist Jailed For the Crime of Sharing an Article on Facebook
Monday August 14, 2017 @07:25PM Justice Department Demands 1.3 Million IP Addresses Related To Anti-Trump Website
Monday August 14, 2017 @05:34PM Trump Can Block People On Twitter If He Wants, Administration Says
Sunday August 13, 2017 @07:47PM Why AI Won't Take Over The Earth
Friday August 11, 2017 @07:03PM Russian Group That Hacked DNC Used NSA Attack Code In Attack On Hotels
Friday August 11, 2017 @05:16PM FBI Says Islamic State Used eBay, PayPal To Channel Money To the US
Friday August 11, 2017 @04:10PM FCC Extends Net Neutrality Comment Period By Two Weeks
Thursday August 10, 2017 @06:43PM Why Amazon's UK Tax Bill Has Dropped 50%
Thursday August 10, 2017 @06:18PM Hearing Loss of US Diplomats In Cuba Is Blamed On Covert Device
Thursday August 10, 2017 @05:55PM Wisconsin Won't Break Even On Foxconn Plant Deal For Over Two Decades
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @05:22PM UK Wants To Criminalize Re-Identification of Anonymized User Data
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @04:02PM Maybe Americans Don't Need Fast Home Internet Service, FCC Suggests
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @05:47PM Leaked Federal Climate Report Finds Link Between Climate Change, Human Activity
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:35PM The Man Who Wrote the Password Rules Regrets Doing So
Tuesday August 08, 2017 @04:20PM North Korea Now Making Missile-Ready Nuclear Weapons, US Analysts Say
Monday August 07, 2017 @05:03PM Forget the Russians: Corrupt, Local Officials Are the Biggest Threat To Elections
Monday August 07, 2017 @03:51PM Can Elon Musk Be Weaned Off Government Support?
Sunday August 06, 2017 @09:46PM Net Neutrality Rollback Faces New Criticism From US Congress -- And 16 Million Comments
Sunday August 06, 2017 @07:19PM A US Spy Plane Has Been Flying Circles Over Seattle For Days
Sunday August 06, 2017 @12:35PM 'Elon Musk's Hyperloop Is Doomed For the Worst Reason'
Saturday August 05, 2017 @07:06PM The NSA Intercepted Microsoft's Windows Bug Reports
Friday August 04, 2017 @10:37PM Is Microsoft Hustling Us With 'White Spaces'?
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:22PM FBI Tracked 'Fake News' Believed To Be From Russia On Election Day
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:46PM Apple Owns $52.6 Billion In US Treasury Securities, More Than Mexico, Turkey or Norway
Friday August 04, 2017 @04:21PM Silicon Valley Says Trump Plan To Reduce Immigration Will Hurt Economy
Thursday August 03, 2017 @07:06PM The FCC Is Full Again, With Three Republicans and Two Democrats
Thursday August 03, 2017 @03:37PM WikiLeaks Reveals CIA Tool For Hacking Webcams, Microphones
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @06:33PM China Is Perfecting a New Method For Suppressing Dissent On the Internet
Wednesday August 02, 2017 @05:52PM Man Used DDoS Attacks On Media To Extort Them To Remove Stories
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @05:00PM NSA Unlawfully Surveilled Kim Dotcom In New Zealand, Says Report
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @04:02PM New Data On H-1B Visas Prove That IT Outsourcers Hire a Lot But Pay Very Little
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:59PM Senators Propose Bill Targeting Websites That Facilitate Sex Trafficking
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:35PM New Data On H-1B Visas Prove That IT Outsourcers Hire a Lot But Pay Very Little
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @10:52AM US Senators To Introduce Bill To Secure 'Internet of Things'
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @10:48AM White House Officials Tricked By Email Prankster
Monday July 31, 2017 @06:34PM HP Patents 'Reminder Messages'
Monday July 31, 2017 @05:37PM Privacy Watchdog Asks FTC To Look Into Google's Offline Shopping Tracker
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:26PM Iranians Use 'Cute Photographer' Profile To Hack Targets In Middle East
Monday July 31, 2017 @04:00PM FCC Says Its Specific Plan To Stop DDoS Attacks Must Remain Secret
Monday July 31, 2017 @02:00AM Facebook Funds 'Defending Digital Democracy' Initiative At Harvard
Sunday July 30, 2017 @02:36PM Should The Government Fix Slow Internet Access?
Sunday July 30, 2017 @01:41AM Honolulu Targets 'Smartphone Zombies' With Crosswalk Ban
Saturday July 29, 2017 @08:36PM US Voting Machines Cracked In 90 Minutes At DEFCON
Saturday July 29, 2017 @07:38PM Apple Pulls Anti-Censorship Apps from China's App Store
Saturday July 29, 2017 @03:55AM Bad News If You Make $150,000 to $300,000: Higher Taxes for Many
Saturday July 29, 2017 @12:53AM The US Congress Is Investigating Government Use Of Kaspersky Software
Friday July 28, 2017 @09:22PM Congress Asks US Agencies For Kaspersky Lab Cyber Documents
Friday July 28, 2017 @10:25AM Calibri Font Plays Its Role: Pakistan Now Sans Sharif as Prime Minister is Disqualified
Friday July 28, 2017 @10:18AM An End To Phone Pranking
Thursday July 27, 2017 @07:50PM Intelligence Chairman Accuses Obama Aids of Hundreds of Unmasking Requests
Thursday July 27, 2017 @02:24PM Librarian Attacks Amazon's Kindle Lending Program
Thursday July 27, 2017 @04:51AM FCC Is Not Complying With Freedom of Information Act Requests, Alleges Lawsuit
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:56PM Tech Leaders Speak Out Against Trump Ban on Transgender Troops
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:32PM Feds Crack Trump Protesters' Phones To Charge Them With Felony Rioting
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:20PM SEC Rules That ICO Tokens Are Securities
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @02:40PM Travelers' Electronics At US Airports To Get Enhanced Screening, TSA Says
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @01:19PM Apple-Supplier Foxconn To Announce New Factory in Wisconsin in Much-needed Win For Trump and Scott Walker
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @11:25AM Kaspersky Launches Its Free Antivirus Software Worldwide
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @10:02AM Donald Trump Says US Military Will Not Allow Transgender People To Serve
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:59PM China Forces Muslim Minority To Install Spyware On Their Phones
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @01:59PM House Panel Wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs To Testify On Internet Rules
Monday July 24, 2017 @04:57PM Democrats Propose New Competition Laws That Would 'Break Up Big Companies If They're Hurting Consumers'
Sunday July 23, 2017 @09:52PM US Agency Revokes All State Discounts For Kaspersky Products
Sunday July 23, 2017 @07:36PM Ask Slashdot: How Can You Avoid Routers With Locked Firmware?
Sunday July 23, 2017 @02:39PM UK To Require Drone Registration And Safety Exams
Friday July 21, 2017 @01:54PM Sean Spicer Resigns as White House Press Secretary After Objecting To Scaramucci Hire
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:52PM FTC Probing Allegations of Amazon's Deceptive Discounting
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:47PM AlphaBay Owner Used Email Address For Both AlphaBay and LinkedIn Profile.
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:07PM Judge Rules That Government Can Force Glassdoor To Unmask Anonymous Users Online
Thursday July 20, 2017 @05:00PM Apple Flies Top Privacy Executives Into Australia To Lobby Against Proposed Encryption Laws
Thursday July 20, 2017 @04:10PM FCC Says It Has No Documentation of Cyberattack That It Claims Happened
Thursday July 20, 2017 @08:41AM US Ends Controversial Laptop Ban On Flights From Middle East
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @06:49PM US House Panel Approves Broad Proposal On Self-Driving Cars
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @05:05PM Russia Is Investigating Fidget Spinners After Reports Claim They 'Zombify' Youth
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:00PM Telecom Lobbyists Downplayed 'Theoretical' Security Flaws in Mobile Data Backbone
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @06:01PM The Myth of Drug Expiration Dates
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:41PM Oregon Passes First Statewide Bicycle Tax In Nation
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:24PM FCC Refuses To Release Text of More Than 40,000 Net Neutrality Complaints
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @05:04PM Should We Ignore the South Carolina Election Hacking Story?
Tuesday July 18, 2017 @04:13PM US Increases Number of H-2B Visas By 15,000
Monday July 17, 2017 @05:06PM Facial Recognition Could Be Coming To Police Body Cameras
Monday July 17, 2017 @04:19PM US To Create the Independent US Cyber Command, Split Off From NSA