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Android security holes worry FBI, DHS

Federal government security experts are increasingly uneasy about the threats to law enforcement from using older versions of the mobile OS.

By August 26, 2013

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The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.

By September 20, 2014

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US Homeland Security data possibly stolen in cyberattack

​In what "has all the markings of a state-sponsored attack," government contractor US Investigations Services reveals the probable theft of government employees' personal information.

By August 6, 2014

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Get a 22-inch Samsung LED HDTV for $142.49

Ideal for dens and bedrooms, this TV also makes for a perfectly good PC monitor.

By May 20, 2014

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DHS built domestic surveillance tech into Predator drones

Homeland Security's specifications say drones must be able to detect whether a civilian is armed. Also specified: "signals interception" and "direction finding" for electronic surveillance.

By March 2, 2013

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Are selfies causing the spread of head lice?

A lice-removal professional claims selfies are contributing to an increase in the spread of head lice among young people, but for now at least, the link is by no means conclusive.

By February 24, 2014

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Court: Homeland Security must disclose cellular shutdown protocols

The US government's SOP 303 codifies the shutdown and restoration process "for use by commercial and private wireless networks during national crises."

By November 15, 2013

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DHS warns Siemens 'flaw' could allow power plant hack

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is probing Siemens' technology that may allow hackers to attack critical infrastructure, such as power plants.

By August 22, 2012

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Google's Schmidt: Android 'more secure than the iPhone'

Schmidt didn't say what he based his comment on, but the comment will ruffle feathers among iOS fans.

By October 8, 2013

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DHS' X-ray scanners could be cancer risk to border crossers

Homeland Security is deploying X-ray scanners to inspect interior of vehicles crossing the border, according to documents obtained by a privacy group, raising new concerns about cancer and privacy risks.

By January 12, 2012