Technology Issues

Poland says it's repelled a 3rd Russian hacking attack

Oct 13, 2017

Poland's defense minister says that the nation's cyber experts have successfully repelled a 3rd hacking attempt from Russia but warned the threat is mounting

Massachusetts on its way to banning bump stock gun devices

Oct 12, 2017

Massachusetts is on its way to becoming the first state since the Las Vegas shooting massacre to outlaw devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to mimic fully automatic guns

S. Korean lawmaker says North Korea hacked war plans

Oct 11, 2017

A South Korean lawmaker says North Korean hackers stole highly classified military documents, including U.S.-South Korean wartime "decapitation strike" plans against the North

Gun-control group sues 'bump stock' makers, sellers

Oct 10, 2017

One of the nation's leading gun-control groups is filing a lawsuit against the makers and sellers of 'bump stocks'

NRA opposes full ban on 'bump stocks' used by Vegas gunman

Oct 9, 2017

The National Rifle Association is opposing a ban on 'bump stocks' like the device used by the Las Vegas gunman to turn semi-automatic weapons into rapid-fire guns

The Latest: US official: Shooter may have hired prostitute

Oct 6, 2017

A U.S. official says investigators believe the Las Vegas shooter may have hired a prostitute in the days before the shooting, and they are interviewing other call girls as they look for clues into his motive.

Restrictions on 'bump stock' would take action from Congress

Oct 6, 2017

ATF could reconsider the lawfulness of "bump stock" devices like the ones used by the Las Vegas gunman only if Congress were to take action

Is NRA move to regulate 'bump stocks' real or a ruse?

Oct 6, 2017

Is NRA move to regulate 'bump stocks' real or a ruse to avoid wider gun control?

Murdoch's UK firm pays damages to ex-spy in hacking scandal

Oct 6, 2017

Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper company has agreed to pay damages to a former intelligence officer whose computer was hacked by a private investigator working for the now-defunct News of the World tabloid

UK teen pleads guilty to hacking CIA chief's computer

Oct 6, 2017

A British teenager has admitted trying to hack into the computers of the director of the CIA and other U.S. government officials

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