The U.S. Built a Bizarre "Cuban Twitter" To Help Undermine Castro

In one of the oddest reports of spy games we've heard in years—and that's saying something—the AP has uncovered a United States plot to create a "Cuban Twitter" that would lure in users with soccer scores and music news before evolving its message into anti-Castro rhetoric. If any part of that made you say what, don't… » 4/03/14 8:53am 4/03/14 8:53am

The US Is Sending an Armada of Aid to Typhoon-Ravaged Philippines

Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm on record, bludgeoned the Philippines last week with 235 mph gusting winds and 50 foot tall waves. By current estimates, the storm's fury has impacted 6.9 million people in 41 provinces, taken countless lives, and razed more that 150,000 homes, entire towns simply washed away by… » 11/19/13 11:40am 11/19/13 11:40am

DARPA wants drones to have lasers too

Laser pods mounted on drones to shoot down missiles. Yeah, that's science fiction warfare, right there. And that's exactly what the US military wants. The US just gave Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman contracts to develop aircraft-mounted laser weapons to protect drones from getting hit by missiles. Or create a… » 10/30/13 11:12pm 10/30/13 11:12pm

The Navy's Largest Chopper Is an Aerial Mine Hunter

Submerged mines were once the scourge of sea warfare, silently lurking in bays and channels to blow a hole in your hull. That's why the US military has developed a trident countermeasure, hunting for the underwater bombs from below the waves, along the surface, and from the air using the biggest bird in the Navy's… » 5/28/13 12:27pm 5/28/13 12:27pm

The Chinese Army Is Hacking the United States From This Building

To no one's real surprise, the culprit behind all the hackings against the United States is the Chinese Army. Specifically, they're known as the 'Comment Crew' or 'Shanghai Group' (two rather non-intimidating names if you ask me) and they're in P.L.A. Unit 61398, a 12-story office tower located just outside of… » 2/18/13 11:04pm 2/18/13 11:04pm

Israel May Be Dropping Spies In Iran Using Secret American Stealth…

Former Pentagon senior policy analyst F. Michael Maloof claims that Israel is using the same ultra-secret stealth H-60 Blackhawk helicopter that US Special Forces used to hunt down bin Laden. How is this possible? » 5/17/12 4:20pm 5/17/12 4:20pm

Iran Cracks US Stealth Spy Drone's Secrets, Shows Proof

Iran claims that their engineers have reverse engineered the secrets of the American stealth spy drone RQ-170 Sentinel that went down in their territory last December. To prove it, they have made public some of the encrypted information stored in the plane. If confirmed, it's very bad news for the United States. » 4/23/12 7:51am 4/23/12 7:51am

Senators Ask Feds to Investigate Facebook Employment Snooping Problem

Last week Facebook responded to recent reports of employers asking prospective employees for their passwords. Now, US senators Chuck Schumer and Richard Blumenthal have both requested Attorney General Eric Holder investigates the problem. » 3/26/12 3:46am 3/26/12 3:46am