Chinese Hackers Are Hiding in Routers in the U.S. and Japan
Cyber attacks are on the rise
Last week, WIRED broke the news on that SoundThinking, the company behind the gunshot-detection system ShotSpotter, is acquiring some assets—including patents, customers and employees—from the firm Geolitica, which developed the notorious predictive policing software PredPol.
WIRED also exclusively reported that the nonprofit Electronic Privacy Information Center is calling on the US Justice Department to investigate potentially biased deployment of ShotSpotter in predominantly Black neighborhoods.
As the U.S. federal government inches closer to a possible shutdown, we took a look at the sprawling conservative media apparatus and deep bench of right-wing hardliners in Congress that are exploiting their leverage to block a compromise in the House of Representatives.
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