Drones appear to be seriously vulnerable to hackers seeking to commandeer the vehicles by ‘spoofing,’ or faking, GPS satellite navigation signals. An overview of a federal study, obtained by the Monitor, discusses the problem and remedies.
A year after Edward Snowden leaked the NSA documents, US foreign relations and espionage are still smarting, while advocates hail gains in government transparency. Changes to surveillance policy are less clear.
The US indictment of five military officials in China's secret 'Unit 61398' aims to put China on notice but also plays to US corporate concerns that Washington has done too little to curb cyber threats.
Monday's indictment is the first the US has filed against a 'state actor' for economic cyber-theft, says Attorney General Eric Holder, citing need for 'aggressive response.' No one is expecting a trial, though, so why do it?
Those familiar with the Marathon bombing investigation say the FBI might have benefited from details it requested but never received from Russia, yet missed the significance of at least one key detail it had in hand.
Website operators rushed to patch a cyber-security vulnerability called 'Heartbleed' that allows 'anyone on the Internet' to access website server memory without leaving a trace. A major concern: It existed 'in the wild' for two years.