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“Citizens Police Academies” are used to improve community relations and influence voters

Mass Private I | Source URL A recent article in KSFY revealed that the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is training citizens to act like cops. Because that is what America needs right now, more police. These ‘citizen cops’ go through a ten-week training program called “Citizens Academy” which teaches them to take part in […]

Hacked satellite systems could launch microwave-like attacks, expert warns

Alex Hern | The Guardian | Source URL The satellite communications that ships, planes and the military use to connect to the internet are vulnerable to hackers that, in the worst-case scenario, could carry out “cyber-physical attacks”, turning satellite antennas into weapons that operate, essentially, like microwave ovens. According to […]

Police Bodycams Can be Hacked to Doctor Footage

Lily Hay Newman | Wired | Source URL AS THEY PROLIFERATE, police body cameras have courted controversy because of the contentious nature of the footage they capture and questions about how accessible those recordings should be. But when it comes to the devices themselves, the most crucial function they need to perform—beyond recording footage […]

Cyber criminals are using Facebook Messenger to trick people into opening malicious links that harvest their personal data, FBI officials warn

Joe Pinkstone | The Daily Mail | Source URL FBI agents have issued a warning about a new scam that targets instant messaging apps, including Facebook Messenger. The scam attempts to trick users into opening a malicious URL that harvests their personal data and login credentials for social networks, like Facebook. In a […]

Expert warns satellites could be hacked and used as giant ‘radio frequency weapons,’ as researchers gather in Las Vegas to hunt for bugs in communication systems and voting machines

The Daily Mail | Source URL Thousands of ethical hackers and security researchers have gathered in Las Vegas this week to address some of the biggest potential threats to cybersecurity. At the Black Hat information security conference, researchers have revealed how satellite communications could be used by hackers to launch […]

Defective Comcast security exposes 26.5m customers’ partial Social Security Numbers and addresses

Cory Doctorow | Boing Boing | Source URL Comcast Xfininty’s login page had an easily found bug that allowed anyone to gain access to the partial Social Security Numbers and partial home addresses of over 26.5 million customers. Comcast spokesapologist David McGuire says the company patched the bug quickly after […]

Big Tech Colluded With Power Elite at 2013 Bilderberg Meeting; Re-cast as “Google-Berg”

Old Thinker News | Source URL Big Tech has been in bed with the power structure for years. It should come as no surprise that the major tech companies would act in the globalists favor. Preceding the crackdown on alternative media like Alex Jones Infowars, Bilderberg discussed big tech’s narrative of […]

Lawmaker Proposes Implanting Microchips in People to Track Non-Violent Offenders Like “Pets”

A local councilman proposed the idea of implanting microchips in criminals on house arrest—even if they are nonviolent offenders. John Vibes | The Free Thought Project | Source URL Toledo, Ohio – This Tuesday, Toledo City Councilman Rob Ludeman suggested that criminals be implanted with microchips so they can be […]

SmartDrive claims in-cab truck surveillance cameras are “saving the planet”

Mass Private I Last week I thought I saw it all when, I learned that Waldo Photos is trying to convince parents that “facial recognition at summer camps is fun.” I thought, things could not get any crazier. That was until I heard of a company called SmartDrive Systems (SDS). According to SDS’s own […]

New 3D-printed device could help treat spinal cord injuries

Medical xPress | Source URL Engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota have teamed up to create a groundbreaking 3-D-printed device that could someday help patients with long-term spinal cord injuries regain some function. A 3-D-printed guide, made of silicone, serves as a platform for specialized cells that are […]

Are police tracking your movements using your mobile phone? Privacy watchdog to challenge five UK forces in court over their failure to deny they use ‘fake cell towers’ to spy on citizens

Harry Petit | The Daily Mail | Source URL Police forces are being challenged over concerns they are using a controversial snooping technology capable of tracking your every movement via a smartphone. Rights charity are taking five UK police forces to court over their failure to confirm or deny whether […]

Japan reveals plan to use facial recognition to monitor athletes, staff, and media across 40 venues during 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Daily Mail | Source URL A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient during the 2020 Games.   The NeoFace technology, developed by NEC Corp., will not be used on spectators.  Instead, it will […]

Team Dynetics Receives Contract for Next Phase of 100 kW-Class Laser Weapon System for U.S. Army

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Army awarded Dynetics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partners a $10 million contract to continue development for the next phase of the High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstrator (HEL TVD) program, a 100-kilowatt class laser weapon system. Laser weapons are […]