Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:04PM Pennsylvania's Voting Machines Are Running Windows XP
Saturday October 01, 2016 @02:19AM Implication of Sabotage Adds Intrigue To SpaceX Investigation
Saturday October 01, 2016 @12:14AM Senator Questions The Declassification Policies of America's National Intelligence Office
Friday September 30, 2016 @09:48PM FAA Sued Over Federal Drone Registry
Friday September 30, 2016 @07:12PM New US 'Secret' Clearance Unit Hires Firm Linked To 2014 Hacks
Friday September 30, 2016 @06:56PM New California Law Allows Test of Autonomous Shuttle With No Driver
Friday September 30, 2016 @05:02PM Feds Go After Mylan For Scamming Medicaid Out of Millions On EpiPen Pricing
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:58PM Researchers Ask Federal Court To Unseal Years of Surveillance Records
Thursday September 29, 2016 @05:18PM The Yahoo Hackers Weren't State-Sponsored, Security Firm Says
Thursday September 29, 2016 @04:37PM FCC Votes To Upgrade Emergency Smartphone Alerts
Thursday September 29, 2016 @04:20PM Four States Sue To Stop Internet Transition
Thursday September 29, 2016 @01:17AM Comey Denies Clinton Email 'Reddit' Cover-Up
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @05:33PM US Believes Hackers Are Shielded By Russia To Hide Its Role In Cyberintrusions: WSJ
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:36PM FBI Investigating Possible Hack of Democratic Party Staffer Cell Phones
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @05:33PM FCC Official Asks Agency To Investigate Ban On Journalists' Wi-Fi Personal Hotspots At Debate
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:45PM US Department of Labor Is Suing Peter Thiel's Startup 'Palantir' For Discriminating Against Asians
Monday September 26, 2016 @06:22PM Republicans Say Obama Administration Is Giving Away the Internet
Monday September 26, 2016 @04:49PM ISP To FCC: Using The Internet Is Like Eating Oreos
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:08AM California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force
Saturday September 24, 2016 @09:15PM How ITT Tech Screwed Students and Made Millions
Saturday September 24, 2016 @01:12PM US Panel Extends Nuclear Power Tax Credit
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:47AM Senators Accuse Russia Of Disrupting US Election
Saturday September 24, 2016 @12:25AM U.S. Funds Challenges To North Korea's 'Information Shield'
Friday September 23, 2016 @07:40PM Hacker Who Aided ISIS Gets 20 Years In Prison
Friday September 23, 2016 @06:36PM From Bicycles To Washing Machines: Sweden To Give Tax Breaks For Repairs
Friday September 23, 2016 @05:24PM UPS Is Starting To Test Drone Deliveries In the US
Friday September 23, 2016 @11:22AM Probe Of Leaked US NSA Hacking Tools Examines Operative's Mistake
Thursday September 22, 2016 @11:23PM Oculus Founder Palmer Luckey Is Secretly Funding Trump's Meme Machine
Thursday September 22, 2016 @08:51PM Senate Panel Authorizes Money For Mission To Mars
Thursday September 22, 2016 @04:04PM Hacker Leaks Michelle Obama's Passport
Thursday September 22, 2016 @12:35AM Oversight Orders Reddit To Preserve Deleted Posts In Clinton Investigation
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @07:31PM Appeals Court Decision Kills North Carolina Town's Gigabit Internet
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @06:19PM TV Manufacturers Accused of Gaming Energy Usage Tests
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:48PM A Shocking Amount of E-Waste Recycling Is a Complete Sham
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:40PM North Korea Has Just 28 Websites
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @01:40AM US Regulators Issue Comprehensive Policy On Self-Driving Cars
Monday September 19, 2016 @07:25PM AT&T and Comcast Helped Elected Official Write Plan To Stall Google Fiber
Monday September 19, 2016 @06:39PM Computer Specialist Who Deleted Clinton Emails May Have Asked Reddit For Tips
Monday September 19, 2016 @05:22PM UK Standards Body Issues Official Guidance On Robot Ethics
Monday September 19, 2016 @04:19PM Cable Lobby Tries To Make You Forget That It Represents Cable Companies
Monday September 19, 2016 @11:06AM Hacker Takes Control of Hundreds of US Government FTP Servers
Sunday September 18, 2016 @04:23PM Assange Agrees to US Prison If Obama Pardons Chelsea Manning
Sunday September 18, 2016 @12:24PM Oregon Settles $6 Billion Lawsuit Over Oracle's Botched Healthcare Website
Saturday September 17, 2016 @09:52PM Ask Slashdot: Why Aren't Techies Improving The World?
Saturday September 17, 2016 @07:10PM The Ham Radio Parity Act Unanimously Passed By US House
Saturday September 17, 2016 @06:04PM Code.org Disses Wolfram Language, Touts Apple's Swift Playgrounds
Saturday September 17, 2016 @01:10AM Air Force Grounds $400 Billion F-35s Because of 'Peeling and Crumbling' Insulation
Saturday September 17, 2016 @12:34AM How The FBI Might've Opened the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone 5c
Friday September 16, 2016 @10:31PM The US Government Is Building A 'Drone Dragnet' For Battlefields
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:54PM Alleged Hacker Lauri Love To Be Extradited To US
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:45PM How Cities Are Using Dry Ice To Kill Rats
Friday September 16, 2016 @07:33PM 'Government Abuse' of the Internet Makes Some People More Equal Than Others, Says Study
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:17PM AP, Vice, USA Today Sue FBI For Info On Phone Hack of San Bernardino Shooter
Thursday September 15, 2016 @08:26PM Religion In US 'Worth More Than Google and Apple Combined'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @07:28PM House Committee: Edward Snowden's Leaks Did 'Tremendous Damage'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @06:37PM Samsung Formally Recalls The Galaxy Note 7
Thursday September 15, 2016 @04:09PM Why The FCC Chair Says Set-Top Box Reform Proposal Could Change
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:34PM FBI Agent Posing As Journalist To Deliver Malware To Suspect Was Fine, Says DOJ
Thursday September 15, 2016 @03:00PM FCC Republicans Refused To Give Congress Net Neutrality Documents
Thursday September 15, 2016 @01:25AM FBI Director James Comey: Cover Up Your Webcam
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @05:43PM Colin Powell's Private Email Account Has Been Hacked
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @06:19PM Edward Snowden Makes 'Moral' Case For Presidential Pardon
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:37PM New York Fines Viacom, Mattel and Hasbro For Tracking Kids Online
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:20PM World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia
Monday September 12, 2016 @05:50PM ACLU Is Launching A Campaign To Convince President Obama To Pardon Edward Snowden
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:28PM Facebook Is Collaborating With The Israeli Government To Determine What Should Be Censored
Monday September 12, 2016 @04:16PM Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Explodes In New York, Burns Six-Year-Old Boy
Monday September 12, 2016 @03:34PM Unredacted User Manuals Of Stingray Device Show How Accessible Surveillance Is
Sunday September 11, 2016 @06:09PM Are Governments Denying Internet Access To Their Political Opponents?
Sunday September 11, 2016 @05:27PM US Goverment Employees Targetted By New 'GovRAT' Malware
Saturday September 10, 2016 @07:39PM Arrests Made After Group Hacks CIA Director's AOL Account
Friday September 09, 2016 @09:18PM Senator Urges Colleagues to Prevent Expansion of Government Hacking
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:45PM CPSC: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Friday September 09, 2016 @02:41AM AAPS Doctors Run Survey On Hillary Clinton's Health
Friday September 09, 2016 @02:23AM North Korea Conducts Fifth Nuclear Test -- The Largest One Yet
Thursday September 08, 2016 @05:09PM White House Names Retired Air Force General As First Cyber Security Chief
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @08:25PM Leaked Demo Video Shows How Government Spyware Infects a Computer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @05:00PM Cuba Is Blocking Text Messages That Contain Words Like 'Democracy'
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:49PM Canadian Telecoms Will Try to Justify Their 'Ripoff' TV Plans Today
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:44PM FAA May Ban Galaxy Note 7 On Flights Due To Exploding Batteries
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @07:46PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Anonymous Ways To Pay For Goods and Services?
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:23PM New Snowden Leaks Reveal More About NSA Satellite Eavesdropping
Monday September 05, 2016 @06:42PM US Investigating Potential Covert Russian Plan To Disrupt November Elections
Monday September 05, 2016 @03:49PM President Obama Wants To Prevent a Cyber Weapon 'Arms Race'
Monday September 05, 2016 @01:16AM Ask Slashdot: Would You Fire Your CEO?
Sunday September 04, 2016 @09:40PM NSO Has Been Selling a Smartphone-Surveilling Malware For Six Years
Sunday September 04, 2016 @06:40PM Long TSA Delays Force Airports To Hire Private Security Contractors
Sunday September 04, 2016 @05:31PM Finland Prepares Their First Tests Of A Universal Basic Income
Sunday September 04, 2016 @02:14AM Google, Apple, Mozilla, and the EFF Support Microsoft's Fight Against Gag Orders
Saturday September 03, 2016 @06:35PM Apple May Bring Back Billions In Profits To The U.S.
Saturday September 03, 2016 @03:22PM World Map Shows Countries Requiring Open Source Software
Saturday September 03, 2016 @12:27PM Climate Deal: US and China Join Paris Climate Accords
Friday September 02, 2016 @09:46PM Feds Spend Nearly $500K To 'Combat Online Trolling'
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:13PM Clinton's First Email Server Was a Power Mac Tower
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:51PM FDA Bans 19 Chemicals Used In Antibacterial Soaps
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:29PM Florida Man Arrested For Hacking Linux Kernel Organization In 2011
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:14PM Police Seize Two 'Perfect Privacy' VPN Servers
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:06AM The Unsettling Relationship Between Russia and Wikileaks
Thursday September 01, 2016 @05:29PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Thursday September 01, 2016 @03:57PM Romanian Hacker 'Guccifer' Sentenced To 52 Months In US Prison
Wednesday August 31, 2016 @04:34PM FDA Finds Flaws In Theranos' Zika Tests
Tuesday August 30, 2016 @04:15PM FBI Director Says Prolific Default Encryption Hurting Government Spying Efforts
Monday August 29, 2016 @07:14PM Judge Allows Kim Dotcom To Livestream Court Hearing
Monday August 29, 2016 @06:16PM European Commission To Issue Apple An Irish Tax Bill of $1.1 Billion, Says Report
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:54PM FAA Expects 600,000 Commercial Drones In The Air Within A Year
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:19PM US Appeals Court Dismisses AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit
Monday August 29, 2016 @01:58PM FBI Says Foreign Hackers Breached State Election Systems
Monday August 29, 2016 @11:56AM Now Arriving On the New York Subway: Free E-Books, Timed For Your Commute
Sunday August 28, 2016 @07:45PM Google Tests A Software That Judges Hollywood's Portrayal of Women
Sunday August 28, 2016 @02:42PM 100 Arrested In New York Thanks To Better Face-Recognition Technology
Saturday August 27, 2016 @08:18PM EU Copyright Reform Proposes Search Engines Pay For Snippets
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:12PM 'Social Media ID, Please?' Proposed US Law Greeted With Anger
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:34PM Japanese Government Plans Cyber Attack Institute
Saturday August 27, 2016 @01:27AM HAARP Holds Open House To Dispel Rumors Of Mind Control
Friday August 26, 2016 @06:26PM Apple, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft Sign White House Pledge For Equal Pay
Friday August 26, 2016 @04:18PM British Companies Are Selling Advanced Spy Tech To Authoritarian Regimes
Friday August 26, 2016 @02:04AM Amazon, NVIDIA and The CIA Want To Teach AI To Watch Us From Space
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Thursday August 25, 2016 @05:12PM FCC Proposes 5G Cybersecurity Requirements, Asks For Industry Advice
Thursday August 25, 2016 @02:13PM Malware Sold To Governments Helped Them Spy on iPhones
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @04:48PM HP Hit With Age-Discrimination Suit Claiming Old Workers Purged
Wednesday August 24, 2016 @12:42PM Nuclear Waste Accident 2 Years Ago May Cost More Than $2 Billion To Clean Up
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @06:01PM FBI Authorized Informants To Break The Law 22,800 Times In 4 Years
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:31PM FBI Investigating Russian Hack Of New York Times Reporters, Others
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @02:02AM US Customs and Border Protection Wants To Know Who You Are On Twitter
Monday August 22, 2016 @08:02PM North Korea Unveils Netflix-Like Streaming Service Called 'Manbang'
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:31PM New Mexico Nuclear Accident Ranks Among the Costliest In US History
Monday August 22, 2016 @06:20PM Turkish Journalist Jailed For Terrorism Was Framed, Forensic Report Shows
Monday August 22, 2016 @04:34PM FBI Finds 14,900 More Documents From Hillary Clinton's Email Server
Monday August 22, 2016 @01:21AM Four Code Bootcamps Are Now Eligible For Government Financial Aid
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:19PM Group Wants To Shut Down Tor For a Day On September 1
Sunday August 21, 2016 @07:54PM Massachusetts Will Tax Ride-Sharing Companies To Subsidize Taxis
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:50PM Will Internet Voting Endanger The Secret Ballot?
Sunday August 21, 2016 @02:11PM German Minister Wants Facial Recognition Software At Airports and Train Stations
Sunday August 21, 2016 @11:07AM India Threatens 3-Year Jail Sentences For Viewing Blocked Torrents
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:40PM Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:24PM Has WikiLeaks Morphed Into A Malware Hub?
Saturday August 20, 2016 @11:39AM How the H-1B Visa Program Impacts America's Tech Workers
Saturday August 20, 2016 @01:26AM Computer Science Professor Mocks The NSA's Buggy Code
Friday August 19, 2016 @05:28PM Computer Science Professor Gives Failing Grade to Newly Leaked NSA Hacking Tool
Friday August 19, 2016 @03:16PM EFF Accuses T-Mobile of Violating Net Neutrality With Throttled Video
Friday August 19, 2016 @01:02PM AT&T, Apple, Google To Work On 'Robocall' Crackdown
Friday August 19, 2016 @09:47AM The NSA Leak Is Real, Snowden Documents Confirm
Thursday August 18, 2016 @06:13PM How The US Will Likely Respond To Shadow Brokers Leak
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @07:02PM Cisco Patches 'ExtraBacon' Zero-day Exploit Leaked By NSA Hackers
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @04:30PM Transfer of Internet Governance Will Go Ahead On Oct. 1
Wednesday August 17, 2016 @08:56AM NSA Worried About Implications of Leaked Toolkits
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:50PM Snowden Speculates Leak of NSA Spying Tools Is Tied To Russian DNC Hack
Monday August 15, 2016 @04:47PM Tim Cook: Privacy Is Worth Protecting
Monday August 15, 2016 @12:25PM Australian Authorities Hacked Computers in the US
Sunday August 14, 2016 @10:44PM Internal 'Set Of Blunders' Crashed Australia's Census Site
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @12:25PM Under Fire, US Social Security Site Changes Security Policy Again
Saturday August 13, 2016 @07:59PM Should Cloud Vendors Decrypt Data For The Government?
Saturday August 13, 2016 @04:59PM America's NIST Seeks Public Comments on Cybersecurity and Cryptography
Saturday August 13, 2016 @11:53AM Voting Machines Can Be Easily Compromised, Symantec Demonstrates
Friday August 12, 2016 @10:22PM US Seizure of Kim Dotcom's Assets Will Stand, Says Appeals Court
Thursday August 11, 2016 @07:43PM Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Secretly Censored Abusive Responses To President Obama, Says Report
Thursday August 11, 2016 @05:26PM DEA Ends Its Monopoly On Growing Marijuana For Medical Research
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @07:33PM Twitter Is Not Legally Responsible For The Rise of ISIS, Rules California District Court
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @06:37PM Microsoft Accidentally Provides Example of Dangers of Encryption 'Back Doors'
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @10:18PM China To UK: 'Golden' Ties At Crucial Juncture Over Nuclear Delay
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @07:10PM Australian Census Website Shut Down On Census Night After 4 DDoS Attacks
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @10:08AM London's Metropolitan Police Still Running 27,000 Windows XP Desktops
Monday August 08, 2016 @10:19PM EFF Asks FTC To Demand 'Truth In Labeling' For DRM
Monday August 08, 2016 @07:26PM White House Releases Federal Source Code Policy To Help Government Agencies Go Open Source
Monday August 08, 2016 @05:53PM UK Copyright Extension On Designed Objects Is 'Direct Assault' On 3D Printing
Monday August 08, 2016 @04:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Monday August 08, 2016 @12:20PM US To Auction $1.6 Million Worth of Bitcoin From Various Cases
Sunday August 07, 2016 @06:11PM FBI Forced To Release 18 Hours of Spy Plane Footage
Sunday August 07, 2016 @02:14PM 32 States Offer Online Voting, But Experts Warn It Isn't Secure
Sunday August 07, 2016 @12:57PM Edward Snowden Is Not Dead Despite Mysterious Tweets, Says Glenn Greenwald
Saturday August 06, 2016 @07:17PM The New F-35 Is So Stealthy, It's Harder To Train Pilots
Saturday August 06, 2016 @06:45PM 'Mayhem' Wins $2M In DARPA's AI Hacking Contest, Draws EFF Scrutiny
Saturday August 06, 2016 @05:30PM Conservative Site Argues Profiting from Snowden 'Treason' May Violate Law
Saturday August 06, 2016 @04:33PM Online Fame Distracts 9th-Grader Who Built That Clock Mistaken For A Bomb
Saturday August 06, 2016 @03:40PM Assange Says Wikileaks is 'Working On' Hacking Donald Trump's Tax Return
Saturday August 06, 2016 @01:03PM Mysterious, Ice-Buried Cold War Military Base May Be Unearthed By Climate Change
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:17AM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Friday August 05, 2016 @05:54PM 1,000+ US Spies Are Protecting Rio Olympics, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @06:57PM Malware Linked To Government of Kazakhstan Targets Journalists, Political Activists and Lawyers, Says Report
Thursday August 04, 2016 @03:57PM Ask Slashdot: Should The DHS Designate Elections As Critical Infrastructure?
Thursday August 04, 2016 @11:55AM Australian Census Stirs Up Storm of Privacy Concerns
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @09:26PM Moon Express Gets FAA Approval For Lunar Mission In 2017
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @07:12PM Canada Wants To Keep Federal Data Within National Borders
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @06:59PM Police Asked Facebook To Deactivate Woman's Account During Deadly Standoff
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @06:29PM Pennsylvania To Apply 6% 'Netflix Tax'
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @04:36PM Alphabet Will Begin Testing Project Wing Delivery Drones In the US
Wednesday August 03, 2016 @02:06AM US Air Force Declares F-35A Ready For Combat
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @09:13PM NASA's 'Journey To Mars' Initiative Might Be Delayed Due To Government Audit
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @08:04PM Dental Floss May Have No Medical Benefits, Says AP Report
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @06:22PM Top DNC Staffers Leave Following WikiLeaks Email Scandal
Tuesday August 02, 2016 @05:34PM Judge Rules FBI Violated Fourth Amendment By Recording 200+ Hours of Audio At A Courthouse
Sunday July 31, 2016 @09:06PM Britain's Scientists Are 'Freaking Out' Over Brexit
Saturday July 30, 2016 @08:37PM Cyberattackers Hijack Screens at Two Vietnam Airports, Broadcast Political Messages
Saturday July 30, 2016 @03:40PM Russian Government Gets 'Hacked Back', Attacks Possibly Launched By The NSA
Saturday July 30, 2016 @02:26PM Google Wi-Fi Kiosks in New York Promise No Privacy, 'Can Collect Anything'
Saturday July 30, 2016 @10:24AM Russia's Rise To Cyberwar Superpower