Category: Electronic

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 […]

Constant Interruptions From Smartphone Can Impact Brain Chemistry, Scientists Say

CBS Philadelphia | Source URL PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Constant interruptions from alerts and messages on your smartphone can impact brain chemistry. It can be hard to concentrate when you’re always being diverted by your phone. It’s a pattern that scientists say creates something they call the switch cost. Research shows […]

Tarrant County judge used electric shocks to punish sex offender, who is getting a new trial

Jeff Caplan and Mitch Mitchell | Star-Telegram FORT WORTH State District Judge George Gallagher of Tarrant County told a bailiff on three occasions to punish an uncooperative defendant with electric shocks, and now the sex offender’s conviction has been overturned and a new trial ordered. Stun belts can be strapped around […]

San Diego mom thinks she’s the victim of “community stalking”

This portion from Fight Gangstalking TV news report about the organized stalking of a San Diego doctor A TV news broadcast last week on ABC affiliate, Channel 10 (KGTV), in San Diego, California, featured a woman, Facika Tafara, who reported that she is being stalked by perpetrators who are using […]