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DOD “Red Flag” exercise ushers in GPS jamming season across West

This is the official 2018 season kickoff for Sitrep, a (mostly) regular Ars video series. We'll be presenting quick updates every few weeks on the latest tech-focused developments in defense and ..

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Amazon to take on UPS, FedEx via “Shipping with Amazon”

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Amazon's plans to take on UPS and FedEx are reportedly coming to fruition. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, the online retailer's new shipping service, named “Ship..

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Accused “In fraud we trust” kingpin arrested while vacationing in Thailand

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The de facto kingpin of an online crime bazaar that peddled stolen identities, credit card skimming devices, and many more illicit wares and services was arrested in ..

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Russian nuclear weapons engineers caught ­­­­minting blockchange with supercomputer

A reproduction of the Tsar Bomba, the biggest nuclear weapon ever detonated, at the Nuclear Weapons Museum at RFNC-VNIIEF in Sarov, where Russia designs and builds its nuclear weapons—and some enginee..

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That mega-vulnerability Cisco dropped is now under exploit

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Hackers are actively trying to exploit a high-severity vulnerability in widely used Cisco networking software that can give complete control over protected networks and access..