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Superfast Military Aircraft Hit Mach 20 Before Ocean Crash, DARPA Says

A superfast unmanned military plane traveled at 20 times the speed of sound and managed to control itself for three minutes before crashing into the …

Extra security measures for next week's releases

The core committee has decided that one of the security issues due to be<br>fixed next week is sufficiently bad that we need to take extra measures<br>to …

Google Maps a Japanese Nuclear Ghost Town

Two years after the the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011, and the following tsunami and nuclear disaster, a large area around the failed Fukushima nuclear plant is still considered an exclusion zone. Namie, a small city just north of the nuclear power plant, was evacuated shortly after …

Lockheed Martin's technology hub brings startups closer to government needs

Wondering who would be the first to concoct a Kickstarter for governmental wishes? We suppose it's Lockheed Martin. Today, the aforementioned outfit has launched an initiative "aimed at expanding its collaboration with Silicon Valley companies to meet the diverse technology needs of the federal …

Peru Issues Data Protection Regulations | Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Department of Commerce Issues Notice of Inquiry Regarding Incentives to Adopt Improved Cybersecurity Practices | Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Security Awareness Training

Should companies spend money on security awareness training for their employees? It's a contentious topic, with respected experts on both sides of …

Cash Claws, Fake Fascias & Tampered Tickets — Krebs on Security

Credit and debit card skimmers aren’t just for ATMs anymore. According to European anti-fraud experts, innovative skimming devices are turning up on …

U.S. Writes Its Worries About Buying IT Gear From China Into Law

The U.S. government officially remains concerned about the possibility of cyber attacks from China. And it has quietly imposed new restrictions on …

Cybersecurity

Cuban video game recreates revolutionary history

Cuban programmers have unveiled a new 3D video game that puts a distinctly revolutionary twist on gaming, letting players recreate decisive clashes …

How Spamhaus’ attackers turned DNS into a weapon of mass destruction

DNS amplification can clog the Internet's core—and there's no fix in sight.<p>A little more than a year ago, details emerged about an effort by some …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …