News tagged with task force

Patch for flaw in key Internet protocol

( -- A flaw was found in November in a key Internet protocol that encrypts most sensitive online transactions and communications, including credit card and banking transactions. A patch has now been developed ...

dateJan 15, 2010 in Internet report
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Task force wants even smaller drones registered

An aviation industry task force is recommending that operators be required to register drones weighing as little as a half a pound, a threshold that could include some remote-controlled toys, industry officials said.

dateNov 21, 2015 in Other
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2015 Gulf of Mexico dead zone 'above average'

Scientists have found this year's Gulf of Mexico dead zone—an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life—is, at 6,474 square miles, above average in size and larger than forecast by NOAA in June. The ...

dateAug 05, 2015 in Environment
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Email scam nets $214 mn in 14 months: FBI

An email scam which targets businesses with bogus invoices has netted more than $214 million from victims in 45 countries in just over one year, an FBI task force said Thursday.

dateJan 22, 2015 in Security
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