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Hackers Target Journalists, Tribal Members and Use Forged Cookies

5:00 AM ET Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

SpaceX’s Launch This Weekend Is a Monument to Space Capitalism—Just Ask NASA

February 18 This marks the beginning of a new phase of American operations in space.

Lawmakers Want Social Media Vetted for All Visa Applicants and Ask More Mar-a-Lago Questions

February 17 This week, legislators addressed issues related to visas, Mar-a-Lago, cellphone privacy and more.

NIST Wants To Know How Utility Companies Can Deter Hackers

February 17 The federal government wants input on the best ways to protect companies from losing control of physical assets.

An Interior Data Center's Security May Have Exposed Data for Years

February 17 An OIG report suggests the Bureau of Indian Affairs' cyber program wasn't enough to protect 24 systems internally.

DHS Showcases Bluetooth Tech at RSA

February 17 DHS’ cyber research division looks for technology the private sector will use but might not develop on its own.

Tech + Tequila: Come See How the Government is Using Drones for Good

February 17 Drones can do more than make deliveries.

The Robot That Takes Your Job Should Pay Taxes, Says Bill Gates

February 17 It’s a striking position from the world’s richest man and a self-described techno-optimist who co-founded Microsoft.

Video: How to Check Your Wi-Fi Speed

February 17 Faster is better.

How to Teach a Car a Traffic Sign

February 17 Before self-driving vehicles can truly operate autonomously, they’ll need to master Street Sign 101. They might be almost there.

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