FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

Enlarge Getty Images | Boonrit Panyaphinitnugoon reader comments 66 Share this story Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are continuing to voice their displeasure with Apple’s approach to iPhone security, with one FBI official reportedly calling the company “jerks” and an “evil genius” this week. Apple has repeatedly made it more difficult to access data on […]

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More haunting declassified scans of nuclear weapons test videos released

Enlarge / A high-altitude nuclear detonation captured on decades-old film at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory reader comments 45 Share this story This week, scientists at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) released another 62 declassified nuclear explosion test videos on the lab’s YouTube channel. These videos follow an earlier batch […]

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Energy Secretary Perry agrees to extension on pro-coal, nuclear rulemaking

Enlarge / WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 19: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s choice as Secretary of Energy, testifies during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on Capitol Hill January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images) Getty Images reader comments 81 Share […]

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Sonnen, Pura Energía build solar systems in Puerto Rico as utility woes continue

Enlarge / Solar panels visible over the roof of a community kitchen in Humacao, PR. Sonnen reader comments 41 Share this story German battery company Sonnen and its Puerto Rican solar-installing partner, Pura Energía, announced that they’ve installed six solar-plus-storage systems around Puerto Rico, and have plans for nine more. The initial six systems were […]

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Infosec star accused of sexual assault booted from professional affiliations

Enlarge / Morgan Marquis-Boire, then a security researcher at the University of Toronto Munk School of Global Affairs’ Citizen Lab, seen here on July 24, 2012. Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg via Getty Images reader comments 67 Share this story A well-known computer security researcher, Morgan Marquis-Boire, has been publicly accused of sexual assault. On Sunday, The Verge […]

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