DHS Confirms Presence of Cell-site Simulators in U.S. Capital

The Department of Homeland Security has finally confirmed what many security specialists have suspected for years: cell-phone tracking technology known as cell-site simulators (CSS) are being operated by potentially malicious actors in our nation’s capital. DHS doesn’t know who’s operating them or why, or whether…

State Dept. Wants to Expand Social Media Collection to All Visa Applicants

The State Department has alarmingly declared that it wants to collect social media information from all visa applicants. This appears to be an expansion of a 2017 program that sought social media information only from a subset of initially suspicious visa applicants. This is also…

The FBI Could Have Gotten Into the San Bernardino Shooter’s iPhone, But Leadership Didn’t Say That

The Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) last week released a new report that supports what EFF has long suspected: that the FBI’s legal fight with Apple in 2016 to create backdoor access to a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone was more focused…

State Department to Require Social Media IDs of Visa Applicants

In a Federal Register notice released today, the State Department is proposing that all visa applicants submit social media identifiers to the federal government. EPIC previously opposed the agency’s plan, warning that “this proposal leaves the door open for abuse, mission creep, and the disproportionate…

2020 US Census to Include Citizenship Question, Senators Introduce Bill to Block

The Department of Commerce announced that the 2020 census will include a question on citizenship status. The decennial census has not included a citizenship question since 1950. Critics argue that the question will result in unreliable data collection and skew census results. Senator Menendez (D-NJ)…

U.S. hits Russians with sanctions for election meddling, cyber attacks

… 2016 U.S. election and cyber attacks, the Treasury Department said on … the 2016 presidential campaign using hacking and propaganda, an effort that … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE U.S. hits Russians with sanctions for election meddling, cyber attacks

Dubai Police unveil Artificial Intelligence projects, smart tech

… Dubai Police’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems and programs, reviewed … of the General Department of Artificial Intelligence, Maj-Gen Al Marri reviewed some … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Dubai Police unveil Artificial Intelligence projects, smart tech

Dubai Police unveil Artificial Intelligence…

… Dubai Police’s new Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems and programs, reviewed … of the General Department of Artificial Intelligence, Maj-Gen Al Marri reviewed some … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Dubai Police unveil Artificial Intelligence…

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