A U.S. jury found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of the Boston Marathon bombing, and his own lawyer admitted it in court, but a relative said Thursday that she remains convinced that he and his now-dead elder brother had no reason to carry out such a terrorist attack.
For decades, we have heard a lot of talk from American officials, industry experts, and others about the supposed threat of a “cyber 9/11,” “cyber Pearl Harbor,” “cyber Katrina,” or even “cyber Sandy.” In short, we have been warned repeatedly that “cyber doom” is coming. Indeed, as recently as last fall, cyber doom was in the news as a result of the cyber attack on Sony.
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A woman in Kabul, falsely suspected of burning the Quran, was recently beaten to death by a crowd, run over by a pickup truck and lynched, driven away, burned and then thrown over a bridge.
With news of the hacking of health insurer Anthem, many consumers may be wondering what they can do to protect themselves. Below are six key steps you can take to ensure you are protected.
1. Get a password manager. After every data breach, the advice is the same — change your password, make sure it is complex, and don’t use the same password or username across various websites.
By Brett Daniel Shehadey
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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 Glynn Cosker
Editor, In Homeland Security
John Boehner’s former bartender allegedly planned to kill the House Speaker by poisoning his wine, according to a grand jury indictment made public Tuesday. The alleged threats occurred in late October; it’s unclear as to why officials postponed the publication of the court order until this week.
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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.
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Sony Pictures Entertainment denied Wednesday that North Korea played any part in a recent devastating cyber-attack by a group calling itself #GOP for Guardians of Peace.
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.
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Mobile phones have become ubiquitous within our society, and many would now consider them a necessity rather than a convenience.