5G networks could wreak havoc on weather forecasting, officials warn – CNET

Mobile 5G networks could wreak havoc on weather forecasting, officials warn National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief says 5G interference could result in less accurate predictions for hurricanes. By Marguerite Reardon May 17, 2019 9:16 AM PDT Forecasters say interference from 5G radios in the 24 GHz band could reduce the accuracy of predicting the

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Border officials don’t have data to address racial bias in facial recognition tech – CNET

Politics Border officials don’t have data to address racial bias in facial recognition tech CBP doesn’t collect data that would determine if facial recognition mistakes are adversely affecting one racial group over another, an official explains. By Alfred Ng May 6, 2019 4:04 PM PDT A woman boarding a SAS flight to Copenhagen goes through

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Former security officials to Trump: Stop trying to undermine climate science – CNET

Politics Former security officials to Trump: Stop trying to undermine climate science “It’s dangerous to have national security analysis conform to politics,” say 58 former military and security officials in a letter to the president. by Marrian Zhou March 6, 2019 7:39 AM PST President Donald Trump reportedly plans to convene a group of scientists

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Iran-linked hackers reportedly targeted activists and US officials – CNET

Security Iran-linked hackers reportedly targeted activists and US officials Researchers say a phishing campaign happened just as Trump prepared to reinstate nuclear sanctions. by Laura Hautala December 13, 2018 4:20 PM PST Targets of an Iran-linked phishing campaign saw pages like this one that asked for one-time login codes, according to researchers at Certfa. Certfa

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Hackers reportedly target election officials, voter data ahead of midterms – CNET

Security Hackers reportedly target election officials, voter data ahead of midterms And they’ve apparently had some “limited success.” by Marrian Zhou November 5, 2018 8:37 AM PST The voting booths are ready for the midterm elections. Gregg Newton/AFP/Getty Images Voters aren’t the only ones focused on the midterm elections. Hackers have targeted voter registration databases,

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