Technology

Man pleads guilty after drone hits LAPD helicopter, conviction 1st of its kind

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A Los Angeles man pleaded guilty on Thursday to a misdemeanor charge after his drone crashed right into a police helicopter, prompting an emergency landing, federal prosecutors stated. It's believed to...

NYPD Announces How It Plans to Spy On You in 2021

(The AEGIS Alliance) - After being pushed to take action by new laws, the New York City Police Department has publicized a full stock of the myriad spying devices it makes use of to...

Microsoft Issues Patches for Defender Zero-Day, 82 Other Windows Flaws

(The AEGIS Alliance) - For the main patch released on January 12, Tuesday of 2021, Microsoft launched security updates addressing 83 flaws in total across as many as 11 services and products, together with...

Canadian YouTubers Engineered Hyper-Realistic Plasma Lightsaber that can Slice Through Steel

(The AEGIS Alliance) - The lightsaber developed by James Hobson is not meant to be a toy but is a dangerous formidable weapon. The hyper-realistic, retractable plasma lightsaber that YouTuber James Hobson and his crew...

John McAfee Arrested After DOJ Indicts Crypto Millionaire for Tax Evasion

(The AEGIS Alliance) - John McAfee, the cybersecurity entrepreneur, and crypto personality was arrested today in Spain. McAfee now faces extradition to the United States over fraud and tax evasion charges. McAfee was allegedly paid...

Canadian Man Charged for Speeding at 87 mph While Asleep at the Wheel in a Tesla on Autopilot

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A man driving a Tesla on autopilot decided to take a nap as the vehicle accelerated over the speed limit in Canada on a rural highway. Police said the sleeper...

One of the Biggest QAnon Sites Taken Offline After Operator Is Outed

(The AEGIS Alliance) - One of the biggest Qanon conspiracy theory hubs on the internet named QMap, suddenly went offline this week following the developer behind it being uncovered by a fact-checking group, according...

Mass Surveillance Program That Snowden Exposed Was Illegal, U.S. Court Rules

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Seven years ago the former National Security Agency contractor named Edward Snowden blew the whistle about a massive surveillance system that monitors the phone records of Americans. An appeals court...