Slashdot Items Tagged "government"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @06:00PM London Metropolitan Police's 18,000 Windows XP PCs Is a Disaster Waiting To Happen
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @05:48PM Mayors of 7,400 Cities Vow To Meet Obama's Climate Commitments
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @04:52PM US Imposes Stricter Security Screenings At Foreign Airports, But Won't Expand Laptop Ban Yet
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @04:45PM The Petya Ransomware Is Starting To Look Like a Cyberattack in Disguise
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @01:15PM FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @11:40AM President Trump Attacks Amazon, Incorrectly Claiming That It Owns The Washington Post For Tax Purposes
Tuesday June 27, 2017 @08:42PM Contractors Lose Jobs After Hacking CIA's In-House Vending Machines
Monday June 26, 2017 @10:42AM Supreme Court Partially Revives Travel Ban, Will Hear Appeal
Sunday June 25, 2017 @08:45PM Ohio Government Websites Hacked With Pro-Islamic State Messages
Sunday June 25, 2017 @07:36PM Roadside Cameras Infected with WannaCry Virus Invalidate 8,000 Traffic Tickets
Sunday June 25, 2017 @02:01PM Australian Officials Want Encryption Laws To Fight 'Terrorist Messaging'
Sunday June 25, 2017 @01:54AM Does US Have Right To Data On Overseas Servers? We're About To Find Out
Saturday June 24, 2017 @08:02PM How A Contractor Exploited A Vulnerability In The FCC Website
Saturday June 24, 2017 @07:02PM Germany Cracks Down On Illegal Speech On Social Media.
Saturday June 24, 2017 @01:36PM UK Parliament Emails Closed After 'Sustained And Determined' Cyber-Attack
Saturday June 24, 2017 @02:03AM State Legislators Want Surveillance Cameras To Catch Uninsured Drivers
Friday June 23, 2017 @09:50PM Obama Authorized a Secret Cyber Operation Against Russia, Says Report
Friday June 23, 2017 @07:32PM FCC Grants OneWeb Approval To Launch Over 700 Satellites For 'Space Internet'
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:57PM Texting While Driving Now Legal In Colorado -- In Some Cases
Friday June 23, 2017 @01:37PM Victims Aren't Reporting Ransomware Attacks, FBI Report Concludes
Thursday June 22, 2017 @11:30PM Trump Plans To Dismantle Obama-Era 'Startup Visa'
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:40PM The US Government Wants To Permanently Legalize the Right To Repair
Thursday June 22, 2017 @04:23PM FCC Proposes $120 Million Fine On Florida Robocall Scammer
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:07PM NSA Opens GitHub Account, Lists 32 Projects Developed By the Agency
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:39PM South Korea Signs On To Build Full-Scale Hyperloop System
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @04:21PM Facial Recognition Is Coming To US Airports
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @03:56PM California May Restore Broadband Privacy Rules Killed By Congress and Trump
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @06:56PM Trump Promises a Federal Technology Overhaul To Save $1 Trillion
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @04:31PM Sweden Passes Bill To Become Carbon Neutral By 2045
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @02:40PM Tim Cook Told Trump Tech Employees Are 'Nervous' About Immigration
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:45PM Cable Lobby Tries To Stop State Investigations Into Slow Broadband
Monday June 19, 2017 @12:30PM Using Texts as Lures, Government Spyware Targets Mexican Journalists and Their Families
Monday June 19, 2017 @11:20AM 198 Million Americans Hit By 'Largest Ever' Voter Records Leak
Sunday June 18, 2017 @01:29PM Louisville's Fiber Internet Expansion Opposed By Koch Brothers Group
Saturday June 17, 2017 @01:17AM Snowden's Former Employer Under Criminal Investigation For Fraudulent Billing
Friday June 16, 2017 @10:39PM Pentagon Cyberweapons 'Disappointing' Against ISIS
Friday June 16, 2017 @07:07PM Air Force Budget Reveals How Much SpaceX Undercuts Launch Prices
Friday June 16, 2017 @11:59AM Putin Claims Russia Proposed a Cyber War Treaty In 2015 But the Obama Admin Ignored Them
Thursday June 15, 2017 @07:04PM Six Companies Awarded $258 Million From US Government To Build Exascale Supercomputers
Thursday June 15, 2017 @06:14PM CIA Created 'CherryBlossom' Toolkit For Hacking Hundreds of Routers Models
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:47PM Trump Orders Government To Stop Work On Y2K Bug, 17 Years Later
Thursday June 15, 2017 @04:41PM eBay Urges Customers To Oppose Washington Internet Tax
Thursday June 15, 2017 @11:59AM US Intelligence Agencies Tried To Bribe Our Developers To Weaken Encryption, Says Telegram Founder
Thursday June 15, 2017 @07:36AM Apple CEO Tim Cook Shares His Experience Of Working With President Donald Trump
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @08:05PM US Internet Company Refused To Participate In NSA Surveillance, Documents Reveal
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @05:13PM We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @04:21PM Federal Regulators Are Investigating Uber Over Privacy Violations
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @12:51PM Apple Issues $1 Billion Green Bond After Trump's Paris Climate Exit
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @11:10AM Congressman Steve Scalise Among 5 Shot at Baseball Field
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @06:24PM 11 States Sue Trump Administration's Energy Department After Weeks of No Movement On Efficiency Standards
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @02:17PM FCC Can't Cap the Cost of Cross-State Prison Phone Calls, Court Rules
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @09:29AM Russian Cyber Hacks On US Electoral System Far Wider Than Previously Known
Monday June 12, 2017 @07:59PM Someone Built a Tool To Get Congress' Browser History
Monday June 12, 2017 @04:25PM Wisconsin Speech Bill Might Allow Students To Challenge Science Professors
Monday June 12, 2017 @03:49PM 'COVFEFE Act' Would Make Social Media a Presidential Record
Sunday June 11, 2017 @05:31PM US Government Task Force Urges Cash Incentives For Ditching Insecure Medical Devices
Sunday June 11, 2017 @02:18AM Trump Announces US Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord
Sunday June 11, 2017 @02:15AM The US Can't Leave The Paris Climate Deal Until 2020
Saturday June 10, 2017 @02:45PM Delays In Unlocking Cellphones Seized In Inauguration Day Protests?
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:33AM No, Your Phone Didn't Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:11AM British PM Seeks Ban On Encryption After Terror Attack
Friday June 09, 2017 @07:45PM Researcher Wants To Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Friday June 09, 2017 @06:13PM Researcher Wants to Protect Whistleblowers Against Hidden Printer Dots
Friday June 09, 2017 @02:12AM Theresa May Loses Overall Majority In UK Parliament
Thursday June 08, 2017 @08:33PM AT&T Uses Forced Arbitration To Overcharge Customers, Senators Say
Thursday June 08, 2017 @06:09PM EU Seeks New Powers To Obtain Data 'Directly' From Tech Firms
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:32PM Theresa May Says UK Will 'Tear Up' Human Rights Laws If Needed For Terror Fight
Thursday June 08, 2017 @02:09PM Former FBI Director Admitted He Was the Source Of At Least One Leak To the Press
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @07:15PM US Spy Chief Reverses Course, Will Not Say How Many Americans Caught in NSA Surveillance
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:54PM The Public Is Growing Tired of Trump's Tweets, Says Voter Survey
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:36PM Facebook Unveils New Tools To Help Elected Officials Reach Constituents
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @04:07PM Russian Malware Communicates Using Britney Spears's Instagram Account
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @03:20PM Americans From Both Political Parties Overwhelmingly Support Net Neutrality, Poll Shows
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @12:35PM Edward Snowden On Trump Administration's Recent Arrest of an Alleged Journalistic Source
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @08:10AM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Wednesday June 07, 2017 @07:59AM Trump Nominates Lawyer To Lead FBI
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:35PM At $75,560, Housing a Prisoner in California Now Costs More Than a Year at Harvard
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @03:59PM Slashdot Asks: Is Trump's Blocking of Some Twitter Users Unconstitutional?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @12:47PM Amazon Is Offering a Discount on Prime For People On Government Assistance
Monday June 05, 2017 @08:28PM DOJ Charges Federal Contractor With Leaking Classified Info To Media
Monday June 05, 2017 @05:02PM Trump Wants To Modernize Air Travel By Turning Over Control To the Big Airlines
Sunday June 04, 2017 @05:54PM Putin Now Argues Russia Could've Been Framed For Election Meddling By The CIA
Sunday June 04, 2017 @02:05PM Congressman Proposes Organizations Should Be Allowed To 'Hack Back'
Sunday June 04, 2017 @09:44AM After London Attack, PM Calls For Internet Regulation To Fight Terrorists
Friday June 02, 2017 @08:37PM Can Older IT Workers 'Navigate' Ageism?
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:58PM 'Our Streets Are Made For People': San Francisco Mulls Ban On Delivery Robots
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:44PM FCC Seeks To Increase ISP Competition In Apartment Buildings
Friday June 02, 2017 @12:29PM Trump Misunderstood MIT Climate Research, University Officials Say
Thursday June 01, 2017 @06:32PM 61 Mayors Commit To Adopt, Honor and Uphold Paris Climate Accord After US Pulls Out
Thursday June 01, 2017 @06:04PM A New Report Finds No Evidence That People Will Work Less Under a Universal Basic Income
Thursday June 01, 2017 @05:36PM China's Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent To Protect a Precious Commodity: Data
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:36PM Trump Administration Approves Tougher Visa Vetting, Including Social Media Checks
Thursday June 01, 2017 @04:04PM Man Sentenced To 180 Days In Jail For Refusing To Give Police His iPhone Passcode
Thursday June 01, 2017 @11:30AM Putin Hints At US Election Meddling By 'Patriotically Minded' Russians
Thursday June 01, 2017 @03:32AM Democrats Ask FBI To Probe Reported FCC Cyberattack
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @08:16PM Oregon Man Fined For Writing 'I Am An Engineer' Temporarily Wins Right To Call Himself An 'Engineer'
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:39PM Silk Road Founder Loses Appeal and Will Serve Life
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @04:18PM Technology Is Making the World More Unequal; Only Technology Can Fix This
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @03:49PM Elon Musk Joins CEOs Calling For US To Stay in Paris Climate Deal
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @01:37PM Top Defense Contractor Left Sensitive Pentagon Files on Amazon Server With No Password
Wednesday May 31, 2017 @08:13AM Trump Is Pulling US Out of Paris Climate Deal: Sources
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @11:36PM Experts Call For Preserving Copper, Pneumatic Systems As Hedge For Cyber Risk
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @06:30PM Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Google Lobby Against Texas 'Bathroom' Bill
Tuesday May 30, 2017 @12:01PM How Facebook Praises and Pressures a Country's Leader To Get Exactly What It Wants
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:47AM Wikipedia's Switch To HTTPS Has Successfully Fought Government Censorship
Monday May 29, 2017 @11:29AM India Tech Giant Warns Trump's 'Radical Shift' to Hurt Industry
Monday May 29, 2017 @03:32AM Is China Outsmarting America in AI?
Monday May 29, 2017 @12:12AM US Senators Propose Bug Bounties For Hacking Homeland Security
Sunday May 28, 2017 @03:22PM Silicon Valley Continues To Explore Universal Basic Incomes
Friday May 26, 2017 @09:03PM Investigation Demanded Over Fake FCC Comments Submitted By Dead People
Friday May 26, 2017 @12:34PM Major US Tech Firms Press Congress For Internet Surveillance Reforms
Thursday May 25, 2017 @04:08PM Proposed Active-Defense Bill Would Allow Destruction of Data, Use of Beacon Tech
Thursday May 25, 2017 @02:33PM Egypt Blocks 21 Websites For 'Terrorism' And 'Fake News'
Thursday May 25, 2017 @10:35AM US Intelligence Community Has Lost Credibility Due To Leaks
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @08:47PM 8 In 10 People Now See Climate Change As a 'Catastrophic Risk,' Says Survey
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @08:04PM Boeing Will Make the Military's New Hypersonic Spaceplane
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @05:03PM Vermont DMV Caught Using Illegal Facial Recognition Program
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:45PM Manchester Attack Could Lead To Internet Crackdown
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @04:28PM Robot Police Officer Goes On Duty In Dubai
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @03:47PM The Trump Administration Wants To Be Able To Track and Hack Your Drone
Wednesday May 24, 2017 @11:47AM US International Tourism Market Share Is Falling Under Trump
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @07:13PM Wikimedia Is Clear To Sue the NSA Over Its Use of Warrantless Surveillance Tools
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:57PM Republicans Want To Leave You Voicemail -- Without Ever Ringing Your Cellphone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:46PM FCC Won't Punish Stephen Colbert For Controversial Trump Insult
Monday May 22, 2017 @12:34AM Julian Assange Still Faces Legal Jeopardy In Three Countries
Sunday May 21, 2017 @06:42PM Why The US Government Open Sources Its Code
Sunday May 21, 2017 @06:09PM Did China Hack The CIA In A Massive Intelligence Breach From 2010 To 2012?
Sunday May 21, 2017 @02:55PM FCC Won't Release DDoS Logs, And Will Probably Honor Fake Comments
Saturday May 20, 2017 @09:53PM Texas Legislature Clears Road For Uber and Lyft To Return To Austin
Saturday May 20, 2017 @07:48PM Indian Election Officials Challenges Critics To Hack Electronic Voting Machine
Saturday May 20, 2017 @03:59PM New SMB Worm Uses Seven NSA Hacking Tools. WannaCry Used Just Two
Saturday May 20, 2017 @02:15PM EU Passes 'Content Portability' Rules Banning Geofencing
Friday May 19, 2017 @09:20PM Is Russia Conducting A Social Media War On America?
Friday May 19, 2017 @06:41PM Aftermath From The Net Neutrality Vote: A Mass Movement To Protect The Open Internet?
Friday May 19, 2017 @04:42PM UK Conservatives Pledge To Create Government-Controlled Internet
Friday May 19, 2017 @03:48PM Federal Agents Used a Stingray To Track an Immigrant's Phone
Friday May 19, 2017 @02:11PM CIA Co-Developed 'Athena' Windows Malware With US Cyber Security Company, WikiLeaks Reveals
Thursday May 18, 2017 @04:50PM Apple Is Lobbying Against Your Right To Repair iPhones, New York State Records Confirm
Thursday May 18, 2017 @02:18AM Any Half-Decent Hacker Could Break Into Mar-a-Lago
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:46PM Justice Department Appoints Former FBI Director Robert Mueller As Special Counsel For Russia Investigation
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @09:15PM Chelsea Manning Set To Be Released From Prison, 28 Years Early
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:42PM European Privacy Regulators Take Coordinated Action Against Facebook
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @01:38PM US Law Allows Low H-1B Wages; Just Look At Apple
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @11:59AM Group Linked To NSA Spy Leaks Threatens Sale of New Tech Secrets
Monday May 15, 2017 @10:50PM WikiLeaks Dump Reveals CIA Malware That Can Sabotage User Software
Monday May 15, 2017 @07:21AM Gizmodo Went Phishing With the Trump Team -- Will They Catch a Charge?
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border
Sunday May 14, 2017 @09:37PM Microsoft Blasts Spy Agencies For Leaked Exploits Used By WanaDecrypt0r
Sunday May 14, 2017 @07:06PM FCC Suspends Net Neutrality Comments, As Chairman Pai Mocks 'Mean Tweets'
Sunday May 14, 2017 @03:32PM Nuclear Experts Form International 'Nuclear Crisis Group'
Saturday May 13, 2017 @06:43PM Researchers Find New Version Of WanaDecrypt0r Ransomware Without A Kill Switch
Saturday May 13, 2017 @04:37PM Did The UK Police Hire Foreigners To Hack Hundreds of Activists?
Saturday May 13, 2017 @01:45PM As World Reacts To WanaDecrypt0r, Microsoft Issues Patch For Old Windows Systems
Thursday May 11, 2017 @08:07PM Trump Signs Executive Order On Cybersecurity
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:50PM Expiring Section 702 of FISA Helped US Conclude Russia Hacked Election To Help Trump, NSA Chief Says
Thursday May 11, 2017 @04:46PM Director of National Intelligence Warns of IoT Security Threats
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @01:53PM Hackers Came, But the French Were Prepared
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @08:49PM FCC Should Prove DDoS Attacks Stopped Net Neutrality Comments
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @05:52PM Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @04:35PM IT Worker Who Trained H-1B-Visa-Holding Replacement Aims For Congress
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:27PM Officials Fear Russia Could Try To Target United States Through Kaspersky AV
Monday May 08, 2017 @04:18PM FCC Says It Was Victim of Cyberattack After John Oliver Show
Monday May 08, 2017 @03:47PM Comcast and Charter Agree Not To Compete Against Each Other In Wireless
Monday May 08, 2017 @02:43PM EPA Dismisses Half the Scientists on Its Major Review Board
Monday May 08, 2017 @10:22AM Unmanned US Air Force Space Plane Lands After Secret, Two-Year Mission
Monday May 08, 2017 @08:38AM Support For a Universal Basic Income Is Inching Up In Europe
Sunday May 07, 2017 @08:47PM Oracle And Cisco Both Support The FCC's Rollback Of Net Neutrality
Sunday May 07, 2017 @06:01PM WikiLeaks Reveals A CIA LAN-Attacking Tool From 'Vault 7'
Saturday May 06, 2017 @09:26PM Social Media Giants Sued For Helping ISIS
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:45PM Should The Government Pay For Veterans To Attend Code Schools?
Saturday May 06, 2017 @08:00PM The FBI Defends Deploying Malware From A Tor Child Porn Site
Friday May 05, 2017 @04:07PM Cop Fakes Body Cam Footage, Prosecutors Drop Drug Charges
Friday May 05, 2017 @02:50PM Seattle Restored ISP Privacy Rules in the First Local Blow To Trump's Rollback
Friday May 05, 2017 @10:11AM Leaked Document Reveals UK Plans For Wider Internet Surveillance
Friday May 05, 2017 @02:09AM Justice Department Opens Criminal Probe Into Uber
Thursday May 04, 2017 @08:56PM Digital Economy Act: Illegal Kodi Streams Could Now Land Users In Prison For 10 Years
Thursday May 04, 2017 @05:39PM California Seeks To Tax Rocket Launches, Which Are Already Taxed
Thursday May 04, 2017 @04:37PM Majority of US Households Now Cellphone-Only, Government Says
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:55PM Billboards Target Lawmakers Who Voted To Let ISPs Sell User Information
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:18PM NSA Collected Americans' Phone Records Despite Law Change, Says Report
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @05:50PM Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Nutrition Standards For School Lunches
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @03:58PM San Francisco Politician Jane Kim Is Exploring a Tax On Robots
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:50PM India Aims To Make Every Car Electric By 2030 In Bid To Tackle Pollution
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:27PM Man Fined By Oregon For Writing Complaint Email Stating 'I Am An Engineer' Files Free Speech Lawsuit
Monday May 01, 2017 @04:03PM Taser Will Use Police Body Camera Videos 'To Anticipate Criminal Activity'
Monday May 01, 2017 @10:36AM Trump is Launching a New Tech Group To 'Transform and Modernize' the US Govt
Monday May 01, 2017 @03:09AM DRM Will Be Gone By 2025, Predicts Cory Doctorow
Saturday April 29, 2017 @03:16AM EPA Website Removes Climate Science Site From Public View After Two Decades
Friday April 28, 2017 @05:55PM Airbnb Gives In To Regulator's Demand To Test For Racial Discrimination By Hosts
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:57PM Trump Order Helps Offshore Drilling, Stops Marine Sanctuary Expansion
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:48PM Apple, Tesla Ask California To Change Its Proposed Policies On Self-Driving Car Testing
Friday April 28, 2017 @04:05PM WikiLeaks Reveals the 'Snowden Stopper': CIA Tool To Track Whistleblowers
Friday April 28, 2017 @02:51PM NSA Halts Collection of Americans' Emails About Foreign Targets
Thursday April 27, 2017 @10:50PM NASA Delays First Flight of New SLS Rocket Until 2019
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:41PM Kill Net Neutrality and You'll Kill Us, Say 800 US Startups
Thursday April 27, 2017 @04:38PM Should Banks Let Ancient Programming Language COBOL Die?
Thursday April 27, 2017 @02:53PM Facebook Pledges To Crack Down on Government-led Misinformation Campaigns
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @11:32PM NASA Inspector Says Agency Wasted $80 Million On An Inferior Spacesuit
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:28PM Pirate Site Blockades Violate Free Speech, Mexico's Supreme Court Rules
Wednesday April 26, 2017 @04:13PM FCC Announces Plan To Reverse Title II Net Neutrality