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Apple served with search warrant to access Texas shooter's iPhone, iCloud account

Earlier this month, a situation arose involving Texas shooter Devin Patrick Kelley’s iPhone that reflected the continued animosity between the FBI …

Privacy

This Is How Many Times The Department Of Homeland Security Used A Secret Cell Phone Tracker

BuzzFeed News obtained the information through a Freedom of Information Act request.<p>A document obtained by BuzzFeed News shows the US Department of Homeland Security used secretive cell phone–tracking devices nationwide more than 1,800 times from 2013 to 2017.<p>The information, obtained through a …

Surveillance

Pentagon mass surveillance slurped up the world's social media traffic; then they dumped it on a publicly accessible Amazon cloud server

The Upguard Cyber Risk Team has found three Department of Defense mass-storage "buckets" on Amazon that are world-viewable, containing 1.8 billion of …

Surveillance

DS212 Oscilloscope Review: Open Source and Great for Hacking

We’ve seen plenty of oscilloscopes that look like repurposed cell phones. Usually, though, they only have one channel. The DS212, has two channels …

Arduino

Pentagon left public intelligence gathering data on exposed server

Even intelligence gatherers aren't immune to making mistakes that leave data wide open. Researchers at UpGuard have revealed that the US military's Central Command and Pacific Command left "at least" 1.8 billion collected internet posts exposed on a misconfigured Amazon Web Services S3 server. Some …

Security

Russian ambassador says he won't name all the Trump officials he's met with because 'the list is so long'

Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak said on Wednesday that it would take him more than 20 minutes to name all of the Trump officials he's met with or …

Donald Trump

15 men exonerated in one day -- and 7 Chicago cops taken off the street

<b>Chicago (CNN) —</b> The drug convictions of 15 men in Chicago have been thrown out after they claimed they were framed years earlier by a police sergeant, who went to prison for a related crime, and his team of officers.<p>The dismissal of charges against the men, who together had 18 convictions, is …

Justice

The NSA Should Delete Its Trove of Data on Americans

It cannot reliably protect even its most closely guarded secrets from adversaries. There is no reason to trust it to store years of details about private citizens’ communications, too.<p>Fifteen months ago, a group called the Shadow Brokers began to taunt the National Security Agency with proof of an …

National Security Agency (NSA)

The NRA is smaller than you'd think – so why does it wield such influence?

Compared with others, the 145-year-old lobby group isn’t a vast spender – but it has the power to mobilize a grassroots support and make Washington listen<p>The hospital staff called to action after the mass shooting in Las Vegas<p>Why is the National Rifle Association so powerful? Here’s a clue: it’s …

Gun Control

Looking Under the Hood of a Spy “Implant”

This story had me at “espionage implant” and “trickle down espionage” Via Cory at Boing Boing comes this fascinating tech teardown of an S8 data line locator, a GSM-based listening device hidden inside of a standard USB cable.<p>A while back Joe Fitz tweeted about the S8 data line locator. He referred …

Gear & Gadgets

Internal Kaspersky Investigation Says NSA Worker’s Computer Was Infested with Malware

The Russian cybersecurity firm released a new report that pushes back against accusations that it helped leak sensitive NSA materials and suggests that a backdoor found on worker’s machine could have allowed others to take files from his machine.<p>The personal computer of an NSA worker who took …

Security

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando, Fla., hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, Mr. Williams, a cybersecurity expert, was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall American …

Security

This smart window uses electricity to quickly change from clear to dark

Bright news.<p>In a world where even mundane devices like water bottles and toothbrushes have become smart and connected, it’s easy to scoff at yet another attempt at smartifying practical gadgets. But new technology for smart windows, described today in the journal <i>Joule</i>, might actually be an …

Amazing

Data Catalogs Scale in the Cloud

Data cataloging software for Hadoop and other big data systems emerged as a hot item at last year’s Strata + Hadoop World Expo.<p>Among the proponents …

Big Data

GenZe has a commuter e-bike for a connected world

Cities have started to embrace their bike-riding commuters. More and more bike lanes are appearing on city streets as transportation departments realize that more bikes means less congestion. For long-time riders, it's a blessing. For those bike-curious folks, the chance to get to work without …

Cycling

Big Data, Credit Risk Strategies, and Analytics

Gartner's analytic value escalator identifies four different types of analytics — descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive — ordered by …

Analytics

Wikileaks release reveals CIA impersonated Kaspersky Lab while hacking people

The latest release by Wikileaks of leaked top secret U.S. government files has revealed that the Central Intelligence Agency created and used code …

Security

PiJuice review: portable power for Raspberry Pi - The MagPi Magazine

PiJuice (from £25/$33 at PiSupply) is a smart mobile power solution for the Raspberry Pi. In our PiJuice review we look at using the PiJuice as a …

Raspberry Pi

5 Handy Projects You Can Do Yourself with Raspberry Pi

Coding these mini-computers couldn't be simpler.<p>By Inverse Looton<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Sometimes less can do a whole lot more, and the …

Raspberry Pi

Breaking news on Michael Skakel murder trial

Connecticut Supreme Court ruling reinstates murder conviction for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel - Hartford Courant<p>End of alert<p>94 WHOA!<p>Kennedy cousin …

Mother questions why 14-year-old son fatally shot by officer

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Family members of a 14-year-old boy fatally shot by a sheriff's deputy on a northern Wisconsin reservation questioned on Thursday why the teen, who they describe as loving and kind, was gunned down.<p>Holly Gauthier said authorities have provided few details about the death of her …

Policing

Did cops allow fellow off-duty officer to leave scene of fatal crash?

ELIZABETH -- The family of a 29-year-old man killed last month in a motorcycle crash involving an off-duty Elizabeth police officer is questioning …

Policing

Off-duty cop charged with vehicular homicide in crash remains on duty

LONG BRANCH - An off-duty city police officer who authorities say was driving drunk when he fatally struck a woman crossing the street in September …

Policing

Know How... 355: Raspberry Pi-Hole!

Donald Trump Jr allegedly told Russian lawyer during campaign that US would reconsider anti-Kremlin laws

Donald Trump Jr offered to make changes to US laws which would benefit the Kremlin if his father won the election, according to a Russian lawyer who met him.<p>Mr Trump Jr met Natalia Veselnitskaya in Trump Tower on June 9, 2016, after she promised “dirt” on Hillary Clinton.<p>Ms Veselnitskaya said in an …

Donald Trump

NYPD officers accused of raping 18-year-old resign from police force

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two NYPD officers who have been accused of taking turns raping a handcuffed 18-year-old woman in the back seat of their police van in Coney Island in September have voluntarily resigned.<p>Eddie Martins, 37, and Richard Hall, 33, appeared on their own at New York Police Department headquarters …

Crime

The Jolt is a $500 electric bike for the masses

Electric bikes range in price but the best ones come in just north of $1,000. Now, however, you can own a foldable electric bike with a 50 mile range for less than $500.<p>The Jolt ebike, created by a guy named John Madden, is selling now at an early bird price of $499. That’s a quarter of the final …

Electric Bikes

Fatal Mississippi police shooting: Judge dismisses $35M suit

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge is dismissing a civil lawsuit that sought $35 million in damages from a Mississippi city and a white police officer in the June 2016 shooting death of a black man.<p>U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock ruled Monday that relatives of the man, Antwun "Ronnie" …

Law

Raspberry Pi 3 projects for Ham Radio with 7 inches touchscreen

This is a Raspberry Pi 3 kit with a 7 inches touchscreen that I build in about 30 minutes Equipment DX-Patrol SDR ( Software Defined Radio ) Receiver …

Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi PLEX TV

Hi! In this Instructable I will show you how I made my own Raspberry Pi-powered TV using PLEX.In fact, I am using two of them: one Pi2 for the player …

Raspberry Pi