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Hacking

The Pentagon's Weapons Are 'Easily Hacked' With 'Basic Tools'

A new government report reveals that it took hackers just one hour to gain access to a weapon system, and the Pentagon didn't change the default password on "multiple" systems.
Matthew Gault
10.10.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Climate change has cost the US billions according to new study, Harvey Weinstein hit with more allegations, Trump finally sends check to bereaved father, and more.
VICE Staff
10.24.17
security

The Library of Congress Was Hacked Because It Hasn’t Joined the Digital Age

The Library of Congress’ aging IT infrastructure and mismanagement of both of funds and personnel have put the future of one of the nation’s greatest resources at risk.
Rebecca Bernbach
9.15.16
war

The F-35’s Software Is So Buggy It Might Ground the Whole Fleet

A Government Accountability Office report confirms that the stealth fighter jets’ ground-based computer system isn't working.
Dan Grazier
4.26.16
africa

Armed Gunmen Attack Police Base and Kill Chief in Southern Mali

The attack lasted three hours, and the insurgents left the town after torching two army vehicles and hoisting their black flag over the camp.
Pierre Longeray
6.11.15
africa

Violence on the Rise In Mali as New Armed Group Emerges in the Central Region

According to Human Rights Watch, the latest victim of the upsurge in violent crime is Central Mali, where a group known as the Macina Liberation Movement has been carrying out attacks against civilians and soldiers.
Matthieu Jublin
4.16.15
africa

Details Emerge About French Commando Raid That Freed Hostage Held for 1,224 Days in Mali

A French general said 20 elite soldiers were involved in the operation Monday to free a Dutch citizen kidnapped in 2011 by al Qaeda-affiliated militants.
Matthieu Jublin
4.8.15
africa

Al Qaeda Splinter Group Claims Deadly Attack on Red Cross Aid Workers in Mali

One Red Cross worker was killed and another injured when gunmen opened fire on a vehicle that was delivering supplies to a hospital in northern Mali.
Matthieu Jublin
3.31.15
politics

What Congress Really Told the White House About the Bowe Bergdahl Swap

Documents obtained by VICE News show that administration officials knew of lawmakers' objections for years, then failed to keep their word that they would consult Congress before taking action.
Jason Leopold
3.4.15
africa

Three Killed As Protesters Try to Storm Headquarters of UN Peacekeeping Mission in Mali

A large crowd hurled stones and Molotov cocktails at UN peacekeepers in northern Mali, where a dispute over the UN's response to the Tuareg insurgency has raised tensions.
Pierre Longeray
1.28.15
africa

Al Qaeda Militants Claim Attack on Mali Army Base That Killed at Least Eight

The Nampala attack is the deadliest in the country since an ambush along the road between Ansongo and Menaka in northeastern Mali killed nine UN peacekeepers in October.
Pierre Longeray
1.6.15
africa

French Troops Kill Wanted Jihadist Leader in Northern Mali Raid

The French army carried out the raid against the al-Mourabitoun militant group in Mali, killing one of Sahel’s most-wanted Islamist leaders Ahmed al-Tilemsi.
Melodie Bouchaud
12.13.14
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