Sidd Bikkannavar, who works at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab and is a natural-born U.S. citizen, was detained while trying to reenter the United States just as the President Trump’s controversial immigration ban took effect.
A British man accused of stealing huge amounts of data and hacking into the FBI, NASA and America’s Federal Reserve fears he “may die” in a U.S. jail.
Professor Rongxing Li gained international attention for his role in helping NASA explore Mars.
By Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com A physics professor who claims she was retaliated against for alerting the FBI to illegal activities at the California Institute of Technology’s NASA lab sued the school Thursday, the Associated Press reports. Sandra Troian alleges in the suit that the school violated the whistleblower policy by trying to drive her out….
Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com The FBI has used celebrity hacker “Sabu” to imprison his friends and prevent prevent more than 300 cyber attacks against the U.S. military, NASA and media companies in the past three years, CNN reports. Hector Monsegur, who used the Sabu moniker online, helped crack down on hacking collectives Anonymous and LulzSec. In…
By Danny Fenster ticklethewire.com A 20-year-old Romanian hacker is suspected of breaking into several NASA and Pentagon servers and posting confidential data from the servers on his blog, the Associated Press reports. Romanian officials are investigating the youth, officials said on Tuesday, in cooperation with the FBI. Razvan Manole Cernaianu, reportedly an information technology student,…
No question Stewart D. Nozette was a smart scientist. But a smart criminal? He pleaded guilty in January to overbilling NASA. You’d think once you’re on the government’s radar you’d avoid — or least be careful — about doing foolish things. You’d think. By Del Quentin Wilber Washington Post Staff Writer WASHINGTON — Stewart D….
The remnants of corruption from the Bush administration continue to trickle in. In this case, a NASA official may have had more than the success of the space program on his mind. By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press WASHINGTON – A former top NASA official has been indicted on charges of steering $9.6 million in agency…