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Drone threat concerns U.S. pilots as FAA weighs rules
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is taking too long to figure out how to integrate unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, into American airspace, critics say. But some commercial airline pilots, worried about safety, are urging the FAA to proceed ca
Electronic pickpockets target Dartmouth shoppers
Electronic pickpocketing has many Nova Scotians looking to protect themselves during the holiday shopping season. "Tap" cards, which have become increasingly widespread, use radio frequency identification (RFID) chips embedded in plastic credit and debit
DOJ Says iPhone Encryption Will Kill a Child, Which, C'mon Man
Here we go again. Just a few days after a former FBI agent argued that the new iOS 8 encryption would cause somebody to die, a Department of Justice boss upped the ante. At a meeting on October 1, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told a room full off Ap
Why Are ISPs Removing Their Customers' Email Encryption'
Recently, Verizon was caught tampering with its customer's web requests to inject a tracking super-cookie. Another network-tampering threat to user safety has come to light from other providers: email encryption downgrade attacks.
Virus DNA preserved in 700-year-old frozen caribou poo
The DNA of a plant virus was still in 'great shape' after spending 700 years encased in frozen caribou feces in Canada's Arctic, scientists report, suggesting that well-preserved viruses may be released into the environment as the climate warms.
Anti-spam law targets software starting January
Companies will soon have to get consent before installing a program on a person's computer if the software has the ability to covertly send electronic messages or has other functionality outlined in the legislation.
Lockheed says makes breakthrough on fusion energy project
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp said on Wednesday it had made a technological breakthrough in developing a power source based on nuclear fusion, and the first reactors, small enough to fit on the back of a truck, could be ready for use in a de
FBI blasts Apple, Google for locking police out of phones
FBI Director James B. Comey sharply criticized Apple and Google on Thursday for developing forms of smartphone encryption so secure that law enforcement officials cannot easily gain access to information stored on the devices — even when they have valid s
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