Russian Hackers Hunt Hi-Tech Secrets, Exploiting US WeaknessRussian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found.
San Francisco Sues Defense Dept. Over Gun Check System FailuresThree large U.S. cities have filed a federal lawsuit against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system.
Pentagon Exposed Some Of Its Data On Amazon ServerAnyone with a free Amazon Web Services account could have looked at the hoard of information stored in the cloud by the U.S. Defense Department.
Pentagon Seeks A Few Good Hackers To Test SecurityScreened high-tech specialists will be brought in to try to breach the Defense Department's public Internet pages in a pilot program aimed at finding and fixing cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
U.S. Military's New Smart Bullets Hit Moving Targets With Deadly AccuracyThe United States military has perfected a smart bullet that behaves like a precision-guided missile.
U.S. Secretary Of Defense Ashton Carter Courts Silicon Valley Tech Community To Lead New Military Cyber StrategyHe also unveiled that Defense Innovation Unit X will be located in Silicon Valley to scout for emerging technologies and to strengthen existing relationships.
College Students Help Build 3-D Printed, Military-Grade Drone Using Off-The-Shelf ComponentsA group of engineering professors and college students have come up with a 3D-printed drone for the U.S. Department of Defense.
American Flags Made In China Now Banned In U.S. MilitarySoldiers carry them into battle, fly them high over foreign bases, and triumphantly carry them in processions, but those stars and stripes, until now, have often been made in China.
Retired Tech Expert Shares Career Advice For San Francisco Job SeekersDan Skeen, a Bay Area tech expert who spent much of his career working for the Department of Defense, displays valuable insight for job seekers in the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
Apple-Samsung War Now Being Fought At PentagonThe competition between Apple and Samsung now extends to the military as both companies await approval for use of their mobile devices by the Pentagon, which has relied almost exclusively on the Blackberry.
Silicon Valley Firm Unveils Military Biometrics Reader For iPhoneFollowing a U.S. Defense Department research grant, a Silicon Valley company has rolled out new iPhone app to allow users track eyes, facial features, voices, and fingerprints.
Bay Area Lawyer For Military Women ‘Thrilled’ About Ending Combat BanA lawyer for four servicewomen who sued the U.S. Department of Defense for the right to have combat duty said in San Francisco Thursday that she and her clients are “thrilled” that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the lifting of the combat ban.