Rick Rogers – Military Headline News
Here’s a new word for you complements of the dark corners of cyber land.
Sextortion. Sextortion happens when someone – often an attractive woman — cons you into doing something regretful in front a web cam. And then threatens to post it on the Internet if you don’t pay a bribe.
Troops in Japan, South Korea and Guam have been hit by the scam.
Winner, winner, winner chicken dinner
Three Virginia soldiers recently just hit the lottery for a cool $1 million. No word on whether they’re quitting their day jobs.
Pentagon workers are now facing 14 furlough days instead of the 22 — thanks to a bump in congressional funding.
Coming soon near you – at least some of you — a droneport.
The Federal Aviation Administration is looking for sites to test unmanned aircraft in U.S. air space.
So far the FAA has 50 applications from 37 states. Six sites will be picked by the end of the year.
Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.