Pentagon programming works to prevent government hacks

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Uncle Sam wants you to hack the Pentagon. One of the most secure government buildings in the U.S. has been hit by cyberattacks several times in recent years. Here’s how the government is relying on you to protect our nation’s security….

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House to offer bill blocking government hacking powers

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) on Tuesday will offer the companion to a Senate bill blocking a Justice Department request to expand federal hacking powers. At issue is a proposed amendment to little-known criminal procedure rules that will take effect in December…

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Government Will Regulate E-Cigarettes and Hookahs

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that all tobacco products—including e-cigarettes, cigars, nicotine gels, hookah tobacco, and pipe tobacco—will soon be regulated just like regular cigarettes. These products will now be banned for anyone under age 18, their ingredients will be regulated, and their outer packaging…

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Linked Hackers Post US Government Employee ‘Hit List’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Among the individuals whose names appeared on the list were those with ties to the the State Department, the Department of Homeland Security and the departments of Defense, Energy, Commerce and Health and Services, Vocativ reported. The list also targets US…

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