Iran claims that their engineers have reverse engineered the secrets of the American stealth spy drone RQ-170 Sentinel that went down in their territory last December. To prove it, they have made public some of the encrypted information stored in the plane. If confirmed, it's very bad news for the United States.
Security researchers say they have discovered a sophisticated piece of malicious code spying on researchers, governments, businesses, and critical telecommunications infrastructure since 2008.The malware, called Regin, was first discovered by Symantec, the antivirus company, which released a white paper describing its findings on Sunday.
Drones are a seeminglyeverywhereat CES, but senseFly's sensor-laden eXom commercial quadcopter really caught our eye. Why's that? Well, for starters it has a self-leveling and stabilizing err...headup front. That cabeza packs one of five ultrasonic sensors, an ability to record "ultra high-res" stills, HD video and thermal data -- even simultaneously.
DJI's upcoming Inspire 1 drone appears to have leaked in a series of images captured during a test flight. The maker, which brought the popular Phantom 2 drone, is set to officially announce its Inspire 1 on November 12, and if these spy shots show the real deal, it will feature an H-style frame (as previously speculated).
Facebook’s WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, is getting a security upgrade. WhatsApp messages on Android phones are now encrypted all the way through the transmission process and on their own servers using respected, open-source encryption techniques developed by Open Whisper Systems.iOS and other platforms are soon to follow.
There's still some debate over the scale of Iran's reportedOperation Cleaverhacking campaign, but the FBI is clearly taking it seriously. According toReuters' copy of a confidential report, the federal law enforcement agency iswarning businessesof advanced Iranian hacks targeting American defense, education and energy firms.
I got a bit close & he managed to hit it knocking it into a bush, luckily no harm done," said the man filming.Mayflower, Arkansas (2.4 million views): This sobering video shows the full scope of a tornado's damage.Dana Point, California (9.2 million views): This video filmed by Captain Dave Anderson shows aerial drone footage of a dolphin mega-pod and three gray whales migrating together.
You may have heard the common story of howStuxnetspread: the United States and Israel reportedly developed the worm in the mid-2000s to mess with Iran's nuclear program by damaging equipment, and first unleashed it on Iran's Natanz nuclear facility through infected USB drives. It got out of control, however, andescaped into the wild(that is, the internet) sometime later.
This week a quadcopter drone landed - rather badly - in a Mexican supermarket parking lot carrying more than its average payload. Instead of carrying just a camera and its propellers, this particular drone was carrying meth. A whopping 6-pounds of methamphetamine, in fact, with intent to distribute.
It's been a while since we've seen a brand new major product from personal drone pioneer Parrot , but today it is coming out with a big splash. Though it has three new products (OK, maybe two and a half) debuting today, the star of the show is, of course, the new Bebop drone that is smarter, better, but not bigger than its predecessor.
Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free
Jenga [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.
We're just a little over one month away from the full release of Assassin's Creed: Unity, and we've had our first opportunity to get an up-close and personal view of the game in all its glory. Our demonstration was done on an Xbox One and we've seen single-player, 2-player co-op, and 4-player co-op.
While sapphire is almost entirely scratch-proof, it's still susceptible to cracks.Ever since Apple started working with sapphire plant GT Advanced Technologies last year, many have speculated the company would use this scratch-resistant material to produce screens for its future iPhones.
The initial trickle of cases designed for the iPhone 6 and especially for the iPhone 6 Plus has turned into a torrent, and we've received a pile of cases and other protective accessories to review over the past month. For TUAW readers, that means it's time for another one of our case roundups and giveaways. Let's get started...
Moshi iGlaze Armour for iPhone 6 Plus (US$44.
The Tor Project on Saturday morning acknowledged a cyber attack on this network, and provided the following statement to Business Insider:This looks like a regular attempt at a Sybil attack: the attackershave signed up many new relays in hopes of becoming a large fraction of the network.
When Parrot told us a few months ago that itsBebop Dronewould arrive "later this year," we couldn't have imagined it would bethis latein 2014. Regardless, chances are this won't stop UAV aficionados from shelling out cash on Parrort's newsuper lightweight, VR-friendly dronewhen it hits shelves next month starting at $500.
Analyst says not to expect reversible USB Lightning connector to ship with iPhone 6 (9to5 Mac)
"Accurate" analyst Ming-Chi Kuo gets no points for saying something we already knew. Assuming this rumored accessory was ever a real thing to begin with (which is a big assumption), it clearly wasn't going to come out with the next iPhone.
IPHONE 6 LEAK: 5.
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