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Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
The FAA Has Missed Its Congressionally Mandated Deadline to Regulate Drones   —  The Federal Aviation Administration has officially missed its Congressionally mandated deadline to figure out how to fully integrate drones into the national airspace.  —  When Congress passed the FAA Modernization Act …
Oct 4, 2015, 11:10 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
New Stagefright Bugs Leave More Than 1 Billion Android Users Vulnerable   —  In July, a security researcher revealed that Android phones could be hacked with a simple text, thanks to a series of bugs in the Android operating system that are now commonly known as Stagefright.
Oct 1, 2015, 11:35 AMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
Imgur vulnerability that targeted 8chan via images on Reddit patched   —  Someone Was Abusing an Imgur Bug to Target 8chan Users  —  A previously unknown vulnerability in the popular photo-sharing site Imgur was recently exploited in an apparent attempt to hack users of the internet message board 8chan …
Sep 22, 2015, 10:25 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
The US Army, Navy, DARPA, others do not implement STARTTLS, a basic email encryption protocol   —  How the US Military Fails to Protect Its Soldiers' Emails  —  Many government agencies, including the US military, are leaving the emails of soldiers and government employees potentially …
Sep 18, 2015, 4:30 PMIn context
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / Motherboard:
ICANN parent IANA officially recognizes .onion TLD, giving Tor domains basic security features like SSL and TLS certificates   —  Internet Regulators Just Legitimized The Dark Web  —  The so-called dark web is often mistakenly believed to be just an unsanctioned space of the internet that hosts dingy, illegal websites.
Sep 10, 2015, 8:55 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Ashley Madison hackers: we still have 300GB of employee emails, internal docs, some user chats and pictures, more, but will not dump all of it   —  Ashley Madison Hackers Speak Out: ‘Nobody Was Watching’  —  For the past week, international media has reported on the hack of extramarital site Ashley Madison …
Aug 21, 2015, 4:42 PMIn context
Joseph Cox / Motherboard:
Ashley Madison hackers post new 20GB archive that appears to include company emails and internal documents   —  Hackers Dump More Ashley Madison Data  —  Over the past few days, people have been digging through 10GB of data apparently sourced from the extramarital dating site Ashley Madison, and its parent site Avid Life Media.
Aug 20, 2015, 2:05 PMIn context
Sarah Jeong / Motherboard:
Google's Patent Purchase Promotion ends with company buying 28% of patents submitted, with a median price tag of $150K   —  How Google Renewed Its Fight Against Patent Trolls  —  Congress killed patent reform last year, but big tech companies are taking the matter into their own hands.
Aug 5, 2015, 7:35 AMIn context
Jason Koebler / Motherboard:
Obama's New Executive Order Says the US Must Build an Exascale Supercomputer   —  President Obama has established a new initiative across multiple government agencies that will focus entirely on creating the fastest supercomputers ever devised.  The National Strategic Computing Initiative …
Jul 30, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Alex Rosenblat / Motherboard:
Study shows that Uber's app for passengers doesn't reliably show the exact locations of drivers, likely as a side-effect of forecasting supply   —  Uber's Phantom Cabs  —  When Heather*, a driver who has been working for Uber for about eight months, opened up the passenger app a few weeks ago …
Jul 29, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context

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