By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security
A retired Los Alamos National Laboratory nuclear physicist named Pedro Leonardo Mascheroni received a five-year prison sentence Wednesday for his plans to design 40 nuclear bombs for Venezuela.
By William Tucker
Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security
The FBI filed a federal complaint in New York court on Jan. 26, alleging that Evgeny Buryakov, a banker in a New York City office of Vnesheconombank, is actually an asset of the Russian SVR.
By Eric Tucker
The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Wednesday they were seeking answers from the Obama administration about federal law enforcement's use of surveillance technology that sweeps up basic cellphone data.
Senior Editor of Homeland Security Today
Special to In Homeland Security
Just days after the FBI alerted U.S. businesses to be on the lookout for malicious malware like the kind that took down the internal network of Sony Pictures, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced plans to create a cyber crime unit to advise on electronic surveillance in cyber investigations and work with the private sector to prevent online crime.
Editor-in-Chief of Homeland Security Today
In the November, 2013 edition of Homeland Security Today, we noted that when a propitious misstep by 29-year-old Ross William Ulbricht, proprietor of the estimated $1.2 billion criminal bazaar called the Silk Road was busted by the Feds.