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.

Virginia Tech Victim Was Decapitated, Say Police

What was originally reported as a stabbing death at Virginia Tech has turned into something much more gruesome: the killer, Haiyang Zhu, decapitated his fellow female graduate student with a kitchen knife.

Another Murder at Virginia Tech; Mass Notification System Successful

Nearly two years after the massacre at Virginia Tech, another violent tragedy has struck the Blacksburg, Virginia, campus.

Heartland May Be the Biggest Data Breach Ever

The data breach at Princeton, New Jersey-based Heartland Payment Systems, which processes payment card transactions, could total over a 100 million card accounts compromised, possibly making it the largest ever.

Combined Tactics Made It Difficult to Fight Mumbai Terror Attack, Report Says

The combination of tactics used by ten terrorists that laid seige to Mumbai, India, for 60 hours made it difficult for law enforcement and security agencies to adequately respond, according to a RAND report.

Treasury Freezes Bin Laden's Son's Assets

The U.S. Treasury Department last Friday froze the assets of Osama Bin Laden's son as well as three other al Qaeda terrorists thought to have relations with Iran.

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