The Army's Insurgent Tracking Software Is Now Being Used to Track Gangs

We all know that social media is the criminal's worst enemy. But this summer, a group of researchers are collaborating with police to test software that can reliably predict whether a person is part of a gang based on their social networks, building on similar software used to track insurgents in Afghanistan. » 7/07/13 5:19pm 7/07/13 5:19pm

How Cellphone Jammers Are Helping Us Win the Iraq War

Danger Room has an awesomely comprehensive look at all the cell phone jammers the US military used during the Iraq War. Those jammers proved incredibly important in stripping insurgents of their most powerful weapon—the IED. » 6/14/11 3:30pm 6/14/11 3:30pm

Insurgents' $26 Drone Video Hack Works On Almost Every Military Plane

So, Iraqi insurgents found a way to hack into Predator drones' unencrypted video feeds with cheap Windows shareware. Ridiculous? Obviously! But also kind of minor—the story was more embarrassing than alarming; a gaffe, not a disaster. Then, this. » 12/17/09 5:05pm 12/17/09 5:05pm