A semi-secret deal between NASA and SpaceX, signed around Christmas but only coming to light now, covers five new re-supply launches to the International Space Station (ISS) and is allegedly worth $700 million.
The iPhone of the San Bernarndino shooter that US officials are pressuring Apple to unlock had its password changed within 24 hours of the government custody, company bosses claim insisting this prevents them from getting backup information.
With a special hacking tool, the Federal Bureau of Investigations not only took over operations of a child pornography site, but also located some 1,300 visitors. Now the computer code used to hunt down suspects must be released per a court order.
Apple will appeal a California judge’s order to help prosecutors unlock an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, with CEO Tim Cook saying the move would compromise customer security.
Haptic feedback developer Immersion is suing Apple over its 3D Touch and Force Touch features. Multiple versions of the iPhone 6 and Apple Watch each mark an “infringement” of three patents, claims Immersion, which also seeks an end to their US sales.
Criminals may run, but they can’t hide even with encryption, according to a new study from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard. The findings show that law enforcement still has options to circumvent an emerging world of cybersecurity.
A manned mission to Mars is a little closer after a big move from NASA on Monday. A Super Guppy cargo jet was used to transfer the Orion spacecraft pressure vessel from Louisiana to Florida, where it will conduct a test flight in 2018.
Ashkan Soltani, former chief technologist for the Federal Trade Commission, was forced to leave a new White House job when his security clearance was denied. Many suspect his help in reporting on the Edward Snowden leaks to be the reason why.
All PCs, smartphones, and other gadgets running Linux-based systems such as Android are susceptible to extremely intrusive hacks due to a three-year-old flaw that was only discovered on Tuesday. Now the race to patch and secure millions of devices is on.