Yi-Chi Shih, an electrical engineer, faces up to 219 years in prison for smuggling U.S. military chips to China.
From 2012 to 2013, students at the University of Colorado’s Colorado Springs campus were secretly photographed as part of a research project. The U.S. Navy wanted to improve its facial recognition algorithms.
To conduct the study, [professor] Boult set up a long-range surveillance camera in an office window about 150 meters away from the West Lawn of the Colorado Springs campus, a public area where passers-by would not have a reasonable expectation of privacy. The camera surreptitiously photographed people walking in the area of the West Lawn on certain days during the spring semesters of 2012 and 2013.
Join host Kelly Guimont to talk with John Martellaro and Andrew Orr about military data being hosted in the cloud and about the worst password offenders in 2018.
A technology company bidding for a Pentagon contract for the project has close partnerships with a firm linked to Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg.
Similar to the company’s long-running education store, “current and Veteran members of the U.S. Military, National Guard and Reserve,” and their families, will be able to buy Apple products with a 10% discount.
Today the Air Force announced a program for sharing vulnerabilities that it will launch next month. The Air Force bug bounty program will let hackers comb several public Air Force websites for software vulnerabilities. Cash prizes are available for discovered bugs, and this new program also does something new that others of its kind don’t. Andrew Orr reveals all.