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EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

EFF: Obama’s new cybersecurity proposal recycles ideas that should be left on the shelf

More needs to be done to protect cyberspace and enhance computer security. But President Obama’s cybersecurity legislative proposal recycles old ideas that should remain where they’ve been since May 2011: on the shelf. Introducing information sharing proposals with broad liability protections, increasing penalties under the already draconian Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, and potentially decreasing […]

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Q-Warrior: the military’s Google Glass provides futuristic ‘situational awareness’

Q-Warrior: the military’s Google Glass provides futuristic ‘situational awareness’

By End the Lie BAE Systems has revealed the Q-Warrior, which is something like a military version of Google Glass that includes a 3D heads-up display providing soldiers with real-time “situational awareness.” Read our latest: “California senator charged in huge corruption case, could face almost 400 years in prison” and “Dozens killed as new violence […]

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Spanish researchers reveal $20 device capable of disabling critical car functions

Spanish researchers reveal $20 device capable of disabling critical car functions

By End the Lie A group of Spanish security researchers have revealed a $20 device that can cause vital functions of a car to be disabled if physically connected to a car. Note: read our latest “Billionaire Tom Perkins: If you pay $1 million in taxes you should get 1 million votes” and “Afghanistan, US […]

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Security researcher: Sochi hacking story was ‘100% fraudulent,’ NBC defends report

Security researcher: Sochi hacking story was ‘100% fraudulent,’ NBC defends report

By End the Lie Security researchers have revealed that the NBC story about visitors to Russia getting hacked almost immediately is “wrong in every salient detail,” but NBC is defending their report. Read our latest: “Plane forced to land after Ukrainian hijacker attempts to divert jet to Sochi” and “New Google Glass app gives ‘instant […]

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New Google Glass app gives ‘instant dossiers’ on people you meet

New Google Glass app gives ‘instant dossiers’ on people you meet

By End the Lie The privacy concerns surrounding Google Glass may get even worse now that an app has been unveiled that gives users access to “instant dossiers” on people they meet. Read our latest: “Reports: Sochi visitors immediately hacked when connecting to wireless networks” and “Justice Department: NSA phone record collection may have resulted […]

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Reports: Sochi visitors immediately hacked when connecting to wireless networks

Reports: Sochi visitors immediately hacked when connecting to wireless networks

By End the Lie Visitors to the Sochi Olympics are being immediately hacked when connecting to wireless networks, resulting in a warning from the U.S. State Department according to reports. Read our latest: “Justice Department: NSA phone record collection may have resulted in one criminal case” and “January was the first month without a drone […]

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New drone transforms from a helicopter into a truck to evacuate troops

New drone transforms from a helicopter into a truck to evacuate troops

By End the Lie A new drone is being developed that will be capable of transforming from a helicopter to a truck in order to evacuate troops and drop off cargo in conditions that manned aircraft cannot or should not operate in. Read our latest articles: “Russia says they will continue to back Assad; hundreds […]

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Defense Department drone roadmap: ‘nano’ drones and more autonomous systems

Defense Department drone roadmap: ‘nano’ drones and more autonomous systems

By End the Lie The latest “Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap” released by the Department of Defense reveals that the future plans for drone warfare include ‘nano’ drones, drones carrying stronger chemical weapons and even increasingly autonomous drones. While this may be surprising or even unbelievable to some, it is nothing new. Insect-sized drones have been […]

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Companies join forces to develop eye-tracking control system for video games

Companies join forces to develop eye-tracking control system for video games

By End the Lie Two companies have joined forces to create a new eye-tracking control system for video games in an attempt to put “eye-tracking on the map for the mass market.” Eye tracking technology is nothing new and is actually becoming increasingly common in a wide variety of applications, including deception detection. Yet this […]

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