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Officials skeptical $57M fish project will work

A group of Montana and federal wildlife officials has expressed opposition to a $57 million concrete dam and fish bypass that the U.S. government says would help an ancient and endangered fish species in the Yellowstone River.

dateAug 11, 2016 in Ecology
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'Sextortion,' a new cyber crime, is common: study

Sextortion—using nude photos of someone to press for even racier content or other goods—is surprisingly common, a US think tank says in what it calls the first in-depth study of another danger lurking in cyberspace.

dateMay 11, 2016 in Security
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FBI paid over $1 mn for iPhone hack

The Federal Bureau of Investigation paid hackers more than $1 million to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, director James Comey said Thursday.

dateApr 21, 2016 in Security
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Aging voting machines threaten election integrity

Imagine you went to your basement and dusted off the laptop or mobile phone that you used in 2002. What would happen if you tried to turn it on? We don't have to guess. Around the country this election year, people are going ...

dateApr 04, 2016 in Other
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