Tornado Swarms Are Now Upon Us

Twisters are arriving more frequently in large "clusters," say NOAA scientists.

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VA: Hackers Never Siphoned Data Out of its Systems


Veterans Affairs experiences 55,000 malware attacks a day, agency official says.

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Congress Wants to Probe the Internet of Things. Here’s What It Should Focus On


A bipartisan contingent of senators have requested a “general oversight” hearing on the Internet of Things by year’s end.

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