Biden official defends millions more demands for cyber agency

On Thursday, the Biden administration defended the cybersecurity agency’s large budget request — an increase of nearly $300 million, or 13% from last year — by saying the extra money is for people, processes and partnerships. The White House’s demand for fiscal year 2023 of approximately $2.5 billion has increased by approximately $500 million from […]

Espionage agency reuses Elon Musk’s rocket for satellite mission

A rocket designed by Elon Musk’s company SpaceX sent a US spy satellite into space Sunday when the National Reconnaissance Office first reused a rocket booster that had previously been used on another mission. The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) is the U.S. government agency responsible for designing, building, launching and maintaining America’s intelligence satellites. NRO […]

US agency opens investigation into electric vehicle batteries

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have launched an investigation into electric and hybrid vehicle batteries after five automakers recalled them for possible defects that could cause a fire or stall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the investigation covered more than 138,000 vehicles with batteries manufactured by South Korea’s LG Energy Solution. General […]

International Energy Agency Says Nations Need to Conserve Fuel Globally

The leader of a key international organization warned on Friday that the war in Ukraine has set in motion the first global energy crisis of its kind and that nations around the world must respond by reducing their use of oil and gas. Established after the 1973 oil crisis to ensure a stable energy market […]

Tesla recalls more vehicles as US agency ramps up scrutiny

DETROIT (AP) – Tesla is recalling about 579,000 vehicles in the US because a “Boombox” function can play sound from an external speaker and hide audible alerts for pedestrians. The recall is the fourth public recall in the past two weeks as US safety regulators step up scrutiny of the nation’s largest electric vehicle manufacturer. […]

Federal agency calls for better defense after Russian cyberattack

The federal government’s primary cybersecurity agency is urging computer network administrators to immediately strengthen security for American critical infrastructure networks against electronic attacks suspected of Russian cyberattacks. Ukraine. Tuesday’s statement Cyber ​​Security and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), warned that “in the wake of the recent malicious cyber incidents in Turkey, there is an urgent need […]

Virginia Democrats Aim To Block Trump’s EPA Chief From State Agency

WASHINGTON — A rare confirmation battle is brewing around the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, who heads the Environmental Protection Agency under President Donald J. Trump, to assume a similar role in a new Republican state administration in Virginia. Democratic leaders have said they will seek to prevent Mr Wheeler from being responsible for conservation programs, […]

Agency Says CDC Virus Tests Are Contaminated and Poorly Designed

Faulty coronavirus test kits developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the early weeks of the epidemic were not only contaminated but also had a fundamental design flaw. an internal review by the agency. Health officials had already acknowledged this. test kits are contaminated, but the internal report, whose findings were published […]

Virginia General Assembly IT agency attacked by ransomware

RICHMOND — State officials said Monday that the information technology agency that serves Virginia’s legislature has been hit by a ransomware attack that significantly impacted its operations. Alena Yarmosky, spokesperson for Governor Ralph Northam, confirmed the attack on Virginia’s Legislative Automated Systems Division. In a brief statement to The Associated Press, Yarmosky said the governor […]

UK Agency Issues Climate Change Warning Ahead of UN Summit

LONDON — The British Environment Agency issued a stern warning Wednesday to world leaders of the need for decisive action to tackle climate change ahead of the UN summit in Glasgow this month. when are the delegates from almost any country will discuss strategies to overcome global warming. “Adapt or die,” said Emma Howard Boyd, […]