NEWS & ANALYSIS

UK: Private Security Guards to be Used to Surveil on Illegals

According to a leaked government document, the British government will hire private security firms to spy on suspected illegal aliens.

Murders at Schools Drop

School associated homicides account for less than 1 percent of all murders in the same age group.

Disaster Response Plan Gets Praise

The final version of the Department of Homeland Security's National Response Plan addresses state concerns with an earlier draft, says the Washington Post.

U.S. Approves Cybersecurity Standards for Nation's Electrical Grid

The standards come after a government cyberattack last year destroyed a power plant's electric generator.

No More Oral Declarations At Northern Border

DHS chief Chertoff tells critics to grow up.

The Jihadist Myspace

Terrorists have harnessed the power of online social networking to produce more and more grist for the jihadist mill.

U.S. Utilities Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

The former head of DHS' cybersecurity division says U.S. utilities are vulnerable to coordinated hacker attacks.

Former Lawmaker Charged in Terrorism Case

A former U.S. Congressman was indicted Wednesday as part of a terrorist financing ring.

Chertoff: Europe May Be A Staging Ground for Terrorist Attacks Against U.S.

The DHS chief told the BBC that Europe's recent problems with homegrown terrorists worries the United States that the continent could be a staging ground for attacks against America.

MacSweeper's Bogus, Say Security Researchers

A new online cleaning tool marketed to Mac user's is a fraud, say researchers at F-Secure.
 




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