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Donald Trump's First Tweets As U.S. President Are Here

Trump does not seem to want to let go of his personal account.

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The Encryption Wars Will Return One Way or Another

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House Homeland aide predicts another encryption standoff, urges tackling the issue before there’s a crisis.

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DHS IG Says Immigration System Could Grant Citizenship to National Security Threats

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The inspector general made the urgent recommendation to stop the department from reactivating the system.

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Update Every Apple Device You Have As Soon as Possible

Eliminate some newly discovered vulnerabilities.

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FITARA Must Become the Catalyst for Change in Federal IT

Many still consider FITARA a compliance drill rather than a way to transform IT.

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The Demon Voice That Can Control Your Smartphone

Researchers have created creepy sounds unintelligible to humans but still capable of talking to phones’ digital assistants.

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Cyber Breach at Hospital; McDonald's User Info Exposed; and a Gmail Scam

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

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NOAA's First Images from Next-Gen Geostationary Satellite

GOES-16 enters the testing phase, beaming back images with four times higher resolution than other NOAA satellites.

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Samsung Finally Explained What Caused Galaxy Note 7 Explosions

The company claims engineering—not mismanagement—was to blame.

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Avoiding Failure of Imagination in Cyber Conflicts

It's not enough to prepare for known cyber threats.

Is Part of Chelsea Manning’s Legacy Increased Surveillance?

Government agencies and contractors are now less trusting of their workers, and keeping a much closer eye on them, both on and off the job.

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Hi-Tech Pods That Allow Human Beings to Hibernate for Long-Distance Space Travel Are About to Become a Reality

“Our goal is to get from days and weeks to months,” says Bradford, who says the medical equipment used for therapeutic hypothermia can easily be automated and made space-ready.

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