Category Archives: Science & Tech

MOAB makes impact against ISIS tunnels in Afghanistan

Friday video released by the Pentagon showed the “Mother of all Bombs” plummeting from the sky and exploding in eastern Afghanistan, as military officials said it flattened a cave-and-tunnel complex controlled by the Islamic State terror group.

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Tillerson refuses to rule out nuclearization of Asian allies to keep North Korea in check

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in an exclusive interview with Fox News, refused to rule out increased weaponization and even nuclearization of America’s East Asian allies to deter North Korean aggression.

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GCHQ warns politicians about Russian hacking threat

Attacks by Russian hackers could threaten British democracy, GCHQ has warned politicians. The spy agency’s computer security chief has written to political parties offering advice on preventing hacks, according to The Sunday Times.

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Assange: Not clear if CIA hacked domestic targets

No one knows  if the CIA turned its extensive bag of cyber-spying tricks on Americans, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said, days after his organization leaked what he described as the agency’s “entire hacking capacity.”

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WikiLeaks releases ‘entire hacking capacity of the CIA’

Tuesday Wikileaks released what it said is the full hacking capacity of the CIA in a stunning 8,000-plus page disclosure the anti-secrecy website contends is “the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.”

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US wages secret cyber operations against North Korea missile program

American cyberwarriors are trying to sabotage North Korea’s missile program — but analysts argue over whether the effort has had real results, a New York Times investigation found.

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Japan, US condemn North Korea’s missile launch over the Sea of Japan

The US and Japan held a joint press conference on Saturday night following reports that North Korea fired a ballistic missile in what would be its first such test of the year. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned North Korea’s latest missile launch calling it, “absolutely intolerable.”

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Iran conducts ballistic missile test, US officials say

Time to tear up that agreement. Sunday Iran conducted a ballistic missile test in yet another apparent violation of a United Nations resolution, U.S. officials told Fox News. The launch occurred at a well-known test site outside Semnan, about 140 miles east of Tehran.

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Priebus says Democrats to blame for email hack, thinks Trump accepts intel findings

Demonrats never take the blame, it’s easier for them, to push that off on others. Sunday Reince Priebus, Donald Trump’s incoming chief of staff, said  that he thinks the president-elect “accepts the findings” of the recently released U.S. intelligence report that ties Russian President Vladimir Putin to meddling in the 2016 White House race.

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DNC’s ‘gross’ negligence led to its hacking, Trump tweets

Just hours after the U.S. declassified an intelligence report Friday that offered new details on an alleged influence campaign stemming from Moscow– including cyber activity– President-elect Donald Trump took aim at the Democratic National Committee for allowing its systems to be hacked.

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