Jul 09, 2014 -Forgotten vials of the smallpox virus have been found in a laboratory near Washington, D.C. New electronic device screening for international flights is an inconvenience, but worthwhile, experts say. Network-enabled light bulbs have been hacked. Thinktank computers have been compromised by the Deep Panda hackers.
Jul 08, 2014 -Okinawa is bracing for Typhoon Neoguri and its impact on the infrastructure. IIEE has released two anti-malware initiatives to protect software engineers. And Chinese hackers are gathering information on U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Jul 03, 2014 -Airports increase security as the United States voices concerns about new bomb threats, the number of civilian casualties from IEDs grew 70 percent over the past three years, and security researchers uncover a "significant cybercrime operation" targeting Brazilians.
Jul 02, 2014 -U.S. State Department investigators claim that they received a death threat from the head of Blackwater operations in Iraq and that the U.S. Embassy sided with the company. Microsoft has launched a legal sneak attack against a malware network. A new report on retail shopping behavior after a security breach has been released.
Jul 01, 2014 -Facebook is criticized after manipulating users' newsfeeds and using their status updates for a study that it then published externally. The GAO issues a report that looks at safety reforms at nuclear sites and whether those reforms led to greater security concerns. The NTSB determines the cause of the crash of Asiana flight 214 and makes safety recommendations to the FAA. And more.
Jun 30, 2014 -The U.S. Supreme Court rules that closely held corporations cannot be required to provide contraceptive coverage for their employees as the mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
Jun 30, 2014 -Stimson report critiques U.S. drone policy, Obama seeking $2 billion for border security, Sunni militants declare caliphate in Iraq and Syria, and NSA head says Snowden revelations manageable.