Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy. The greatest invasion force in history moved to re-establish peace in the wake of the death and destruction invoked by Hitler and Nazism. The soldiers, sailors, and Marines buried overlooking those beaches remind us of the price of freedom.
The New York Times reports here that a major Internet attack tool was stolen from the NSA.
This is the 50th anniversary of Apollo 10’s dress rehearsal for moon landing. While John Young stayed in the Command Module (Charlie Brown), Tom Stafford and Gene Cernan flew the Lunar Module (Snoopy) to an altitude above the moon at which Apollo 11 would start their final descent to the surface.
Fifty years ago today, Tom Stafford, John Young, and Gene Cernan lifted off from launch pad 39B for their dress rehearsal of lunar landing. They would enter lunar orbit and use the Lunar Module to descend near but not all the way to the moon’s surface. Their successful mission cleared the way for Apollo 11 two months later.
Intel reports here on new side channel vulnerabilities.
Aviation Week reports here on the development process for the Boeing/Saab T-X trainer design, including their agile software development process.
Extremetech reports here on service outages for BMW’s CarPlay service.