June 20th, 2019

Syrian man planned Pittsburgh church bombing to inspire ISIS followers, arrested

A Syrian refugee who came to the U.S. three years ago plotted to bomb a church this spring to inspire followers of the Islamic State of Iraq, federal authorities said in announcing the man’s arrest Wednesday.


June 20th, 2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone

Elite force says US drone brought down in its airspace, but US officials say it was flying in international territory.


June 20th, 2019

Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions

The Afghan government released 490 Taliban fighters and commanders from its prisons earlier this month, as part of a goodwill gesture to persuade the militant group to come to the table for direct talks with the Ashraf Ghani-led administration.


June 18th, 2019

New Jersey School Tests Weapon Detection Technology

Rancocas Valley Regional High School has been testing weapon detection software made by former U.S. Navy SEALS in hopes it could reduce the chance of a school shooting incident.


June 17th, 2019

New law enforcement hacking tool can unlock most iPhone, Android handsets

The device will be available to law enforcement agencies “on-premise”, meaning they will be able to operate the machine themselves and get the results independently of Cellebrite. The tool promises “access to 3rd party app data, chat conversations, downloaded emails and email attachments, deleted content and more”.


June 17th, 2019

U.S. Special Forces Battle Against ISIS Turns to Containment, and Concern

The extremist group is growing, able to out-recruit its casualties so far, according to military officials. It is well funded by illicit smuggling and other revenue streams. And in the eastern part of the country, Islamic State fighters are waging a war of terrain that the United States military can — for now — only contain, those officials said.


June 17th, 2019

An unlocked door in cybersecurity: The aftermarket

Being able to reach into a vehicle through parts made outside of an automaker’s control represents a new wrinkle in cybersecurity.


June 13th, 2019

A ‘MORBID FASCINATION’ WITH COLUMBINE HIGH SCHOOL MIGHT LEAD TO ITS SHUTTERING

The 20th anniversary of the massacre has prompted an increase in security concerns as devout “Columbiners” flock to the campus.


June 13th, 2019

Healthcare executives need to make cybersecurity a business priority

Risks associated with Internet of Things, medical devices, third-party vendors, and program management are top of mind for healthcare executives, according to a CynergisTek’s survey.


June 13th, 2019

Tens of thousands of images stolen in US border hack

Images of tens of thousands of people crossing the US border with Mexico have been stolen in a major hack, the US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has said.