Wednesday, July 18, 2018

NASA’s Newest Astronaut Recruits to Conduct Research off the Earth, For the Earth and...

After receiving a record-breaking number of applications to join an exciting future of space exploration, NASA has selected its largest astronaut class since 2000. Rising to the top of more than 18,300 applicants, NASA...

Google Releases Security Updates for Chrome

Google has released Chrome version 59.0.3071.86 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This version addresses multiple vulnerabilities that, if exploited, may allow an attacker to take control of an affected system. Users and administrators are encouraged...
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EFF Asks Supreme Court To Review Dangerous Interpretation of Computer Crime Statute

Washington, D.C.—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that threatens to transform a law against computer break-ins into a mechanism for criminalizing password sharing and policing Internet...
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U.S. Cargo Ships to Depart, Arrive at International Space Station

With the delay of SpaceX’s eleventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station to Saturday, June 3, two NASA commercial provider cargo ships now will pass each other in orbit to provide...

NASA TV Coverage Set for Return of Two Space Station Crew Members

Two crew members on the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbital outpost Friday, June 2. Coverage of their departure and return to Earth will air live on NASA Television and the...
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ALERT: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi Issues Warning About Tech Support Scammers

By Pam Bondi, Florida Attorney General  //  May 14, 2017 TECH SCAMMERS USE FEAR TO EXPLOIT VICTIMS [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nSP_cnipTY] ABOVE VIDEO: Callers impersonate legitimate technical support companies to fool computer users into handing over their personal information or...

DHS Statement on Ongoing Ransomware Attacks

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security is aware of reports of ransomware known as WannaCry affecting multiple global entities. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts...

FTC and Federal, State and International Partners Announce Major Crackdown on Tech Support Scams

The Federal Trade Commission, along with federal, state and international law enforcement partners, today announced “Operation Tech Trap,” a nationwide and international crackdown on tech support scams that trick consumers into believing their computers...
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EFF, Sen. Anderson Sponsor California License Plate Privacy Legislation

Sacramento—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Sen. Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) have introduced a California bill to protect drivers’ privacy by allowing them to cover their license plates while parked to avoid being photographed by...

SOLAR TAX EXEMPTION LEGISLATION PASSES UNANIMOUSLY

Tallahassee, FL — Today Senate Bill 90, Renewable Energy Source Devices, by Senator Jeff Brandes (R-St. Petersburg) passed the Florida Senate with unanimous support, following unanimous approval of the Florida House of Representatives yesterday....
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NASA gets funding bump in budget deal

May 4, 2017 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Senate today, by a vote of 79 – 18, approved a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the federal government through September. The measure includes $19.65 billion for NASA,...

Virtual Ticket to Prison

The beginning of the end of an Ohio man’s venture into the murky world of cryptocurrencies can be traced back to the moment investigators linked the 29-year-old to a ticket-fraud scheme nearly 2,000 miles...

NSA’s GenCyber Reaches New Territories

This year, the GenCyber Program, co-sponsored by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the National Science Foundation (NSF), is bigger and better than before. The program is offering more than 130 summer camps in...

NASA Video: What’s Up in the Sky during May, 2017

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Hearing Wednesday: EFF Argues Against Massive Government Hacking in ‘Playpen’ Case

FBI Used One Warrant to Infiltrate Thousands of Computers May 1, 2017 Boston – On Wednesday, May 3, at 9:30 am, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) will argue that an FBI search warrant used to hack...