NEWS & ANALYSIS

Real Estate Executives Discuss Lessons of Mumbai at Senate Hearing

Representatives from the real estate industry's top executive organization discussed the lessons of the Mumbai terrorist attack and their industry's best practices today before lawmakers.

Former Israeli Minister Says Government Must Take Fight to Organized Crime

There's another war on terrorism going on inside Israel, argues one of the country's former deputy defense ministers, but this battle is between law enforcement and organized crime.

Hackers Compromise 4.5 Million Monster Accounts in U.K.

The immensely popular job search Web site, Monster.co.uk, has revealed that hackers may have compromised as many as 4.5 million accounts stored on its site in the United Kingdom.

Security Researchers Worry About Worm Activation; Best Practices to Avoiding the Worm

IT security experts are fearfully awaiting the activation of an Internet worm believed to have infected over 1 million computers worldwide, according to USA Today.

Spammers Quickly Recovering from McColo Network's Demise, Says Google

Spammers are quickly recovering from the hit they took when a notorious spam network was taken offline in November, says Google's Enterprise Blog.

Pittsburgh's Waterfront Installs Security Cameras

Pittsburgh's The Waterfront has invested in new security cameras to deter crime after two fatal shootings this summer, reports the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Terrorism Threat Hyped, Says Think Tank

The United States needs to adopt a more "grown-up approach" to counterterrorism, argues a research fellow at the Cato Institute—a libertarian think tank.

Applicants for TWIC Should Stick to TSA Website or Hotline, Agency Says

The Transportation Security Administration is telling applicants for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential to only trust information on the TSA's Web site or its information hotline, according to Land Line Magazine.

Man with Painted Face Kills Two Babies and One Adult at Belgium Nursery

A man with a painted white face and blackened eyes walked into a Belgian nursery today and slaughtered two children and one adult with a knife, according to various media reports.

Worm Infects Computer Networks Worldwide

Millions of computers worldwide running Microsoft Windows are under assault by a multistage worm attack, reports The New York Times.
 




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