US Air Force bans removable media

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Thumb drives? Blank discs? Uncle Sam says no. In the wake of the WikiLeaks scandal, it appears the US Military is taking extra measures to ensure sensitive materials stay out of the wrong - or right,...

U.S. Military Plans to Put Router in Space

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In 2009, the U.S. Department of Defense hopes to launch a satellite carrying an Internet router into space. Internet Routing in Space will allow U.S. ground troops to have voice, data and video communications while...

Military readies directed-energy weapons

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What could be cooler than zapping animals from a few dozens yards away? Apparently nothing overall important for Peter Anthony Schlesinger. While this experiment seems pretty odd it does have some uses according...

Are P2P networks leaking military secrets?

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A new Web log is posting what it purports are pictures, documents and letters from U.S. soldiers and military bases in Iraq and elsewhere--all of which the site's operator claims to have downloaded from peer-to-peer...

IBM to Build Supercomputer for U.S. Military

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IBM has landed a contract to build a new supercomputer for the U.S. Department of Defense. This supercomputer will be used for war simulation, weather forecasting among other things. IBM said that the...

Military on alert for Coke's chip contest

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There's a new security threat at some of the nation's military bases – and it looks uncannily like a can of Coke. Specially rigged Coke cans, part of a summer promotion, contain cell...

US military laptops stolen

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Top secret data goes walkabout Two laptops have disappeared from the headquarters of the Central Command of the US Armed Forces in Tampa, Florida, one of which contained top secret information. Russian daily...

British launched biggest military combat

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I've recieved a PM from Nick_Jones about this story and I've decided to post it on a main page since this is the first biggest combat deployment of England after the 1991 Gulf War. I...

US Military scours Windows systems for hacker back doors

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The United States Army and Navy are conducting a high-priority security review of their Microsoft [NASDAQ:MSFT] Windows systems for the presence of an unauthorized remote-control program, sources familiar with the investigation have confirmed. ...

US websites pull military data

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BEFORE September 11, you could have visited the Federation of American Scientists' website for diagrams and photos of US intelligence facilities. You could have gone to another website and learned of gatherings...

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