In coordination with Europol’s European Cyber Crime Centre, the FBI conducted a series of interviews and arrests Dec. 5-9 aimed at reducing the number of young people acting as Distributed Denial of Service-for-hire hackers.






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The Department of Transportation issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would enable vehicle manufacturers to install technology that allows cars to talk to each other in order to avoid crashes.






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ZeroPoint Dynamics, a start-up company specializing in technology that can detect exploit payloads in email and Web content, will be commercialized through the Department of Homeland Security Cyber Security Division’s Transition to Practice program.






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People who design explosive detection devices may have something to learn from their canine counterparts, according to Matthew Staymates, a mechanical engineer and fluid dynamicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.






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The Department of Transportation’s F+ on the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act scorecard does not reflect all of the agency’s compliance work, according to a DOT spokesperson who asked to remain anonymous.






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The Department of Veterans Affairs this week launched a new website to raise awareness of the agency’s Digital Health Platform–a cloud-based approach to integrating veterans health data to produce what the agency calls real-time, analytics-driven, personalized care.






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The General Services Administration has reached a software acquisition agreement with Adobe to provide streamlined data security and electronic solutions for government, enabling agencies to meet the requirements of Federal information security and electronic government policy.






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The General Services Administration’s in-house technology service, 18F, has announced new vulnerability disclosure policies for its parent organization, the Technology Transformation Service, to enable security researchers to more easily report vulnerabilities on TTS-operated systems.






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With the help of funding from the Department of Commerce Economic Development Authority, Louisiana State University’s Industrial Innovation Center will help its nearby industry partners identify needs for chemical manufacturing technology and create jobs for its students along the way.






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President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination for United States attorney general, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., could have an impact on government surveillance power because of his full-fledged support of the National Security Agency’s spying authorities.






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Police departments across the country that received Federal grants for body worn cameras are concerned about sharing information with the agencies responsible for this funding. Some police departments have gone so far to as to say they would not share body camera footage unless Federal agencies compelled them.






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