Daily Archives: April 3, 2018

Homeland Security finds suspected phone surveillance devices in Washington

The Department of Homeland Security says it has identified suspected rogue cell tower simulators — popularly known as Stingrays — in Washington.  (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office via AP, File) The U.S. government has acknowledged the existence in Washington D.C. of what appear to be devices that could be used by foreign spies and criminals to track individual cellphones and ...

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NASA’s next planet hunter is ready to find undiscovered worlds

Illustration of the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) in front of a lava planet orbiting its host star. TESS will identify thousands of potential new planets for further study and observation. (Credits: NASA/GSFC) The search for extraterrestrial life is about to get serious, as the U.S. space agency announced in a statement this week. NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) ...

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