Previously secret CIA report documents spear attack against surveillance plane

An aerial image from a low-level overflight of the Congo by a US Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in 1964 caught this moment in which a spear was thrown at the aircraft. In the 1960s, during the civil wars and political upheaval that rocked what is today the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the United States […]

Tesla Model 3 First Drive Review | The very sharp tip of the EV spear

SAN JOSE, Calif. — When the Tesla Model 3appeared in production form last summer, the hype was already at a fever pitch after months — years, even — of anticipation. With hundreds of thousands of reservations already on the books, it appeared this could be the car that transforms Tesla from a startup to a […]

Behold, the spear phish that just might be good enough to hook you

Enlarge (credit: Unbiassed) To understand why Carbanak is one of the Internet’s most skilled and successful criminal groups, consider the recent spear-phishing campaign it used to infect computers in the hospitality and restaurant industries with malware that steals banking credentials. One variation started with an e-mail threatening a lawsuit because a visitor got sick after […]