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U.S. Identifies Hackers of Mass Yahoo Attack

The United States announced charges Wednesday against two Russian intelligence officers and two hackers, accusing them of a mega data breach at Yahoo that affected at least a half billion user accounts.

The announcement began around 11:30 a.m. Watch it in the player above.

The hack targeted the email accounts of

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China Rapidly Developing Drone Operations of its own

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp (CASIC) plans to develop technology for long-endurance stealth drones, as well as complete the design of high-speed combat/reconnaissance drones, CASIC’s deputy general manager told the official China Daily.

“As military reforms are drastically changing armed forces around the world, drones have become an indispensable weapon in modern warfare because

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China Re-Considering Nuclear First Strike Policy

China warns that it is reconsidering its policy not to use nuclear weapons against South Korea in response to the U.S. deploying the THAAD missile system and sending B-52 bombers to protect its ally.

FILE PHOTO: Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor © Ben Listerman / DoD / AFP

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Wikileaks: Massive Cache of CIA Hacking Abilities and Cyber-Weapon Descriptions Released

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WikiLeaks has published what it claims is the largest ever batch of confidential documents on the CIA, revealing the breadth of the agency’s ability to hack smartphones and popular social media messaging apps such as WhatsApp.

A total of 8,761 documents have been published as part of ‘Year Zero’, the first part in a

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Faster Than a Quantum Computer?

Scientists say it’s possible to build a new type of self-replicating computer that replaces silicon chips with processors made from DNA molecules, and it would be faster than any other form of computer ever proposed – even quantum computers.

Called a nondeterministic universal Turing machine (NUTM), it’s predicted that the technology

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America’s Secret Cyber-War Against N. Korea

Pentagon employs malware and signal jamming as rocket technology rises Three years ago, former US president Barack Obama ordered Pentagon officials to step up their cyber and electronic strikes against North Korea’s missile programme in the in hopes of sabotaging test launches in their opening seconds.

Soon, a large number

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IBM Tells Developers to Start Working on Quantum Computer Software Now, We Will be Rolling them Out

IBM has taken its first step towards selling computers that are millions of times faster than the one you’re reading this on.

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The company has set up a new division, IBM Q, that is intended to make quantum computers and sell them commercially.

Until now, quantum computers have mostly been

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Experts Baffled at Quick Deaths of Fukushima Scorpion Exploration Robots

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A Japanese company tasked with cleaning up Fukushima, the site of the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has admitted that its attempts to probe the site are failing repeatedly due to incredibly high levels of radiation.

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The nuclear meltdown at Fukushima in 2011 was triggered by an

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Your New Smart Meter May be Causing you to Pay More According to a Recent Study

Some electronic energy meters can give false readings that are up to 582% higher than actual energy consumption.

Rogowski Coil Linked to Overcharging of Customers

This emerged from a study carried out by the University of Twente (UT), in collaboration with the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS). Professor Frank Leferink of

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Russia, China Both Agree to Up Opposition on U.S. Anti-Missile System… THAAD

China and Russia have agreed to intensify their opposition to the US’ controversial THAAD missile defense system which is set to be deployed to South Korea, both countries have announced.

FILE PHOTO: Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor © Ben Listerman / DoD / AFP

“Both sides said they will continue to strengthen

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China Bolsters Cyberspace Policing Ability

China plans to increase its defenses in cyberspace while keeping a close eye on the US government’s review of its own strengths, a ­senior foreign ministry official said on Thursday.

Cybersecurity has been a flashpoint for Sino-US ties, with the US accusing the Chinese ­government and military of ­cyberattacks against US targets.

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Micro Drone “Swarm” Tested by Pentagon

The Pentagon may soon be unleashing a 21st-century version of locusts on its adversaries after officials on Monday said it had successfully tested a swarm of 103 micro-drones.

The important step in the development of new autonomous weapon systems was made possible by improvements in artificial intelligence, holding open the possibility that groups

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Clothing to Defeat Facial Recognition

Facial recognition technology is booming both for commercial and security purposes, from Amazon scanning faces in its grocery store to police using the software on 117 million Americans. But a Berlin-based artist has found a way to confuse these computer vision algorithms with a concept that borrows from the camouflage techniques used by

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Nano-discs That can Clear out Cancer Cells

New research is being conducted to develop nanotechnology that teaches your immune system to destroy tumor cells, giving hope to the 14.5 million Americans with a history of cancer. This research will need a very long time until it is available for treatment but recent advancements is cancer treatment are leaving a lot to

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China Claims “Impossible” Em-Drive in Orbit

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China claims to have a working version of NASA’s impossible engine orbiting the Earth – and will use it in satellites ‘imminently’ The scientists say they’ve created a working prototype and are testing in orbit They’ve revealed plans to implement it in satellites ‘as quickly as possible’ They say it is ‘currently in the latter

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France Installs World’s First Solar Panel Road

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France’s Minister of Environment Ségolène Royal has officially opened the world’s first solar road this week with one kilometer and 2,880 solar panels in Tourouvre-au-Perche.

Now the country is waiting to see if the road, built with construction company ColasWattway technology, will live up to the hype

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Experts Warn Wearable Fitness Devices Pose Serious Security Risks

Christmas gift guide favourites like Fitbit, Jawbone, Misfit, Samsung Gear and Apple trackers come with a safety and security warning, according to the experts

GADGETS to help you lose weight are being used by private companies to track you and could have terrible consequences in the future, experts have warned.

They claim

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What Might Obama do to Counter-Strike Moscow

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The verdict is unanimous: President Barack Obama and every U.S. intelligence service agree that Russian President Vladimir Putin has run a sophisticated intelligence operation designed to disrupt American democracy and elect Donald J. Trump. The lone dissenter? Trump himself.

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Obama vows that the United States will respond at a time and

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Drones to Guide Self Driving Vehicles

Ford Motor Co. is studying a system to use drones to help guide self-driving vehicles, including on off-road adventures, company officials said.

Drones launched from an autonomous vehicle could help guide it by mapping surrounding areas beyond what the car’s sensors can detect, according to Ford company officials

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U.S. Navy Puts Autonomous “Swarm Boats” to Test

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In a recent demonstration, waterborne robots collaborated to identify, surround, and harass an enemy vessel.

An autonomous Navy vessel performing a demonstration on the Chesapeake Bay in September.

The U.S. Navy’s swarm boats can identify a potential enemy vessel and execute more complex

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