All new hunt for real 'Red October'

by Steve Elwart -- A new revelation from a prominent Russian cyber research lab has set the cybersecurity world abuzz and has triggered a search worthy of a Tom Clancy novel. After more…

$420 million TSA program doesn't work

by Steve Elwart -- The beleaguered Transportation Worker Identification Credential program, known by the initials TWIC, has been dealt a serious blow with a determination by the Department of Defense that it more…

Information overload making your head explode?

by Steve Elwart -- If you think you are being bombarded by information now, just wait. The term "Information overload," sometimes called, "infobesity," is a term that came into everyday use in more…

Are you living close to 'cancer generator'?

by Steve Elwart -- Many people are concerned about devices that generate RF radiation, such as cell phones, but now looming as a possible health threat are the related cell towers and more…

Is your beloved cell phone killing you?

by Steve Elwart -- While much has been made about the health effects of smart meters, there is another device, even more widely used, that could be every bit as dangerous as more…

Health hazards linked to utility meters

by Steve Elwart -- Editor's Note: This is the final article in a series about smart meters and the technology that critics fear could allow utilities and government to monitor how and more…

Smart meters turn incendiary

by Steve Elwart -- Editor's Note: This is the second article in series about smart meters and the technology that critics fear could allow utilities and government to monitor how and for more…

Watching out for government's 'other purposes'

by Steve Elwart -- Editor's Note: This article opens a series on smart meters and the technology that critics fear could allow utilities and government to monitor how and for what reason more…

Nuclear weapons suddenly easier
with 'wonder fuel'

by Steve Elwart -- [caption id="attachment_325471" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Thorium"][/caption] The International Atomic Energy Agency has identified the radioactive material thorium as a fuel to power existing and new electrical generation plants, but more…

Hack attack: Now your pacemaker is vulnerable

by Steve Elwart -- [caption id="attachment_317541" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Pacemaker"][/caption] Imagine a person typing on a laptop in an airport. A common sight in today's world of telecomputing. Across the way at a more…