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Security

Submission + - UK Arrests 2 More Anonymous Hacktivists (itworld.com)

itwbennett writes: "The UK's Metropolitan Police Service has arrested two men who are suspected of conducting DDoS attacks as well as hacking law enforcement and government webs sites. Police said the men are believed to have used the online identity "Kayla" that was allegedly instrumental in the hacking attack in February against HBGary, a security company, that sought to expose Anonymous. Meanwhile, on this side of the pond, Anonymous claims to have hacked a Texas Police Website and released some private email from police officers containing racist and sexist content."
Transportation

Submission + - $25K prize-winning airbag stops fleeing cars (networkworld.com)

coondoggie writes: "If you remember the "Dirty Harry" movie "Dead Pool" where a radio controlled corvette model car containing a bomb chases Harry around the streets of San Francisco and eventually detonates under his car destroying it, then you have the general idea of the technology a retired 66-year-old mechanical engineer came up with to win a $25,000 prize from the Air Force Research Laboratory."

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