NASA Chinese Scientist Was Accused of Being a Spy Because...Porn

If you work at NASA, there are a few things you should never ever do. The first: never be Chinese and bring your NASA-issued laptop to China because they'll think you're a Chinese spy exposing secrets. The second: if you do bring your NASA-issued laptop to China, don't download porn on your NASA-issued laptop. Chinese… » 5/02/13 11:40pm 5/02/13 11:40pm

Miami-Dade Police Drone Spotted Over Memorial Day Weekend Partiers

After perfecting them overseas in military situations, it was only a matter of time before the government and law enforcement would start using aerial drones for monitoring US citizens back home. And that time is now, as partygoers in Miami recently discovered. » 6/23/12 10:30am 6/23/12 10:30am

This Is the New Spy Plane of the US Navy

The US Navy just got a new spy plane. It name is MQ-4C Triton, and it has been created by Northrop Grumman for "maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance data collection and dissemination capability to the Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force." » 6/15/12 7:00pm 6/15/12 7:00pm

Chinese Spies Friended NATO Officials With a Fake Facebook Account

Last year, a huge swath of senior British military officers and Defense Ministry officials became friends with who they thought was United States Navy admiral James Stavridis. While Stavridis is a real US Commander, sadly it now turns out that the man behind the Facebook profile wasn't him; it was actually a Chinese… » 3/12/12 4:20pm 3/12/12 4:20pm

The Military's Robot Eyes

» 1/06/12 6:00pm 1/06/12 6:00pm

If something terrible happens at your job, you might file a TPS report later than your boss would like or maybe people on the internet would run out of things to read. If something terrible happens at a bomb tech's job, they might get exploded. A tragedy if it's a human being. But if it's a robot? A small lump sum… » 1/06/12 6:00pm 1/06/12 6:00pm

iSpy: Yet Another Reason To Keep Your Mobile Messaging Tasteful

As if there wasn't already enough concern over losing your phone and giving a stranger complete access to your personal life, a team of researchers have developed a program called iSpy that can read what's being typed on a smartphone's screen from up to sixty meters away. So you may not even see the person who's… » 11/05/11 5:00pm 11/05/11 5:00pm

The Military's New Mega Spy-Blimp Struggling to Find Enough Helium

Yes, the world's helium supply is slowly running out, and as sad as it will be to see thousands of tear-stained cheeks of balloonless birthday boys and girls, the military is already feeling the sting. » 9/22/11 10:00am 9/22/11 10:00am

Tools of Tradecraft: The CIA’s Historic Spy Kit

Whenever James Bond needed a nifty device to snap a surreptitious surveillance picture or escape the gilded clutches of Auric Goldfinger, he could count on the ingenious minds in the Secret Service's Q Division to devise a solution. Real-world Bonds working for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, and its precursor… » 2/24/11 8:00pm 2/24/11 8:00pm

Give Your Kid the Laser Tripwire He Always Wanted

Jakks Pacific's SpyNet line of toys, comprising functioning audio bugs, night vision googles, and video-recording spy watches, are that rare breed of toy that might be just as fun for the parent as they are for the kid. The new SpyNet Laser Tripwire, which creates a working, extendable tripwire for just $25, is no… » 2/17/11 12:00pm 2/17/11 12:00pm