With Russian hacking fresh in mind, Washington state beefs up elections cybersecurity

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Darknet Vendor and Three Customers Busted in Mannheim

At the request of the public prosecutor in Mannheim, officials at the Mannheim District Court signed a provisional arrest warrant for four suspected darknet drug dealers and drug buyers, a joint announcement from the Mannheim public prosecutor and the Mannheim Police Headquarters read. The suspects…

TNReady issues were vendor's fault, not cyber attack, Tennessee officials say

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Journalist Warns Cyber Attacks Present A ‘Perfect Weapon’ Against Global Order

New York Times national security correspondent David Sanger says U.S. officials worry that foreign powers have planted malware that could knock out critical infrastructure, including electric power. War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age by David E. … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Journalist Warns…

Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid under threat from Russian cyber attackers

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Appeals Court: Border Searches of Cell Phones Require ‘Reasonable Suspicion’

A federal appeals court has ruled that U.S. border officials may not conduct a forensic search of a mobile device without a “reasonable suspicion” that the device contains evidence of a crime. The court’s decision followed Riley v. California, a 2014 Supreme Court case holding…

Carnegie Mellon To Offer Nation’s First Artificial Intelligence Major

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Carnegie Mellon offers new artificial intelligence major

… first undergraduate degree program in artificial intelligence. Officials with the school announced … . Many American universities offer an artificial intelligence track within degree programs like … major in artificial intelligence. The university was a pioneer in artificial intelligence research, writing … VISIT THE…

There is No Middle Ground on Encryption

Encryption is back in the headlines again, with government officials insisting that they still need to compromise our security via a backdoor for law enforcement. Opponents of encryption imagine that there is a “middle ground” approach that allows for strong encryption but with “exceptional access”…

Jeff Session Announces Nationwide Law Enforcement Operation Results Against Darknet Opioid

Although the darknet thrives on anonymity, Law Enforcement officials such as the FBI and the US Postal Inspectors are partly responsible for putting a stop to opioid distribution using the right techniques. Through determination and cooperation, J-CODE-the Joint Criminal Opioid DarkNet Enforcement team launched an…