Experts Warn About Vulnerabilities of U.S. GPS System to Cyber TerroristsSaturday marked 20 years since the deadliest ever terror attack on U.S. soil. But some technology experts are warning about a growing security threat that has left the nation vulnerable to catastrophe.
Man Survives 7 Days Stranded In Sierra After GPS Leads Him Down Dangerous Mountain RoadA California man survived seven days in the Sierra Nevada after following his GPS navigation system down a treacherous mountain road and getting hemmed in by deep snow.
Petaluma Police Arrest Suspected Stalker Who Tracked Girlfriend Via GPS on Her CarA man suspected of stalking his former girlfriend by attaching a GPS tracker to her car and violating a restraining order was arrested Saturday morning in Petaluma, police said.
GPS Rollover Event May Cause Devices, Systems To Go HaywireIf your GPS begins to go a little haywire around April 6, you may be experiencing what’s called “GPS Week Rollover Event.” The issue may remind us how much the world relies on GPS.
Experts Warn GPS Vulnerable to Time-Tampering TerrorismSecurity experts warn that, using simple tools, hackers or terrorists could "warp" GPS-based time signals and thereby throw the global information and navigations system into chaos.
Man Found Guilty Of Abusing, Stalking Ex-Boyfriend With GPS Tracking DeviceA San Francisco man has been found guilty of stalking, having been accused of using a GPS tracking device to track and menace his former boyfriend,
GPS System Vulnerable to Hacking Attack That Could Cripple Bay Area EconomyImagine an attack in the Bay Area that shuts down the bridges and BART; where the ATMs and your credit cards don't work and planes, trains and Uber are no longer available.
GPS System Vulnerable to Hacking Attack That Could Cripple Bay Area EconomyA Northern California congressman is pushing a plan to create a land-based backup for the GPS satellite system which, he says, is a prime target for attack by cyber warriors.
Surprise: Santa Clara Burglars' Haul Included Tracking DevicesThere was a little bit of a surprise buried among the loot burglars stole from the headquarters of a Santa Clara electronics company last week.
Campbell Police Use GPS 'Bait' To Nab Porch PirateA woman suspected of stealing a package from a porch in Campbell last month was arrested Friday morning through a GPS program introduced earlier this week.
Investigators: GPS Placed Car Of Clayton Fire Suspect At SceneAuthorities say a GPS tracker revealed the vehicle of an arson suspect was at the scene of a destructive wildfire about a minute before it started.
'Turtle Rangers' Planting Decoy Eggs To Track, Catch Latin American PoachersTurtle Rangers are planting high-tech decoy eggs to catch poachers trading in endangered sea turtle eggs.
NASA To Study Mysterious 'Magnetic Explosions' Between Earth, Sun That Unleash Dangerous X-RaysEarth and the Sun may be 93 million miles apart, but cosmic explosions between the two celestial spheres occur often and with devastating effects--unleashing waves of radiation and disrupting GPS communications, and it is with this danger in mind that next month, NASA will launch four "Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission" satellites, studying these "magnetic reconnections" and better predicting the consequences of these cosmic phenomena.
Firefighters Dealing With Spike In Mud Rescues On BayRescue teams on the peninsula are dealing with a spike in the number of people getting stuck on the Bay.
Man Spells Out 'Hire Me' On GPS Running App After Applying To San Francisco CompanyA San Francisco job seeker ran eight miles to show a GPS-based running app company how much he wanted to work for them.