Russian battle armor manufacturers have outfitted their latest vehicles with cutting-edge electronic systems allowing for the gathering and analysis of battlefield data from multiple sources in the blink of an eye, sources claim.
Saudi Arabia’s religious police have joined Twitter, in what is seen as a public relations drive, and have already amassed 66,000 followers. Two years the same police warned against using the microblogging service.
A controversial Ukrainian website publishing personal information about ‘enemies of the state’ appears to have been run by a NATO cyber center in one of the Baltic states. The website went offline on Saturday following public pressure.
In anticipation of the Patriot Act surveillance law’s expiration, the White House has declassified a six-year-old report on NSA practices. Some Republican lawmakers are seeking the prolongation of bulk data collection.
The head of privacy at the secretive Google X facility was one of the 18 people killed in an avalanche at Mount Everest, triggered by the Nepal earthquake. Hundreds of foreign nationals are also feared dead or are missing.
As major security breaches surface on a routine basis, researchers say millions of point-of-sale systems used around the world are vulnerable because they are protected by a well-documented password that hasn't been changed since 1990.
Every iPhone within a given area can be rendered entirely useless by exploiting a newly discovered vulnerability, according to researchers who say it could even be used to disrupt communications inside government and military facilities.
Web giant Google will soon offer a new wireless service to mobile phone users in the United States that the company says will improve access to established cellular networks and millions of Wi-Fi hotspots.
Only five percent of Americans believe the government is doing a good job of sharing data, a new poll reveals. Those who trust the administration are more optimistic about the potential for transparency, but the majority are skeptical or indifferent.
Contact lenses, glasses and laser surgery may be soon replaced by synthetic eyeballs. Italian researchers believe in about a decade they may be able to create artificial eyes that can change color perception, recording it and transmitting via Wi-Fi.