Pentagon preparing for a dystopian future that is filled with cyber attacks and drones

For almost 20 years, U.S. drone warfare was largely one-sided. Unlike Afghans and Yemenis, Iraqis and Somalis, Americans never had to worry about lethal robots hovering overhead and raining down missiles. Until, that is, one appeared in the skies above Florida. This article was originally published at TomDispatch But that’s a story for later. For now, […]

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U.K. teen jailed for ‘cyber-terrorism’ targeting CIA chief’s phone, email

LONDON — A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of “cyber-terrorism.” Prosecutors say that in 2015-16, Kane Gamble conned call centres into revealing information that got him into the accounts of then-FBI director Mark Giuliano, […]

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