NEWS & ANALYSIS

Hackers Cause Blackouts in Foreign Cities

The attack was revealed by a CIA senior analyst at a security conference on Friday.

EU: IP Addresses Should Be Considered Personal Data

The opinion given by a group of E.U. data privacy regulators would have major implications for the way Internet search providers record data.

Military Laptop May Have Been Stolen by Terrorists

British officials fear the information on the laptop may put Muslims interested in the armed forces at risk of terrorist attack.

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.

Al Qaeda Plot to Kill Queen of England Foiled

During a state visit to Uganda two months ago, an al Qaeda plot to assassinate the Queen of England was foiled by the state's security service.

Mines Should Increase Security, Filipino Government Advises

Government officials from the Philippines have advised mine owners to increase security after communist guerrillas attacked a major copper project on New Year's Day.

UK: Man Jailed for Terrorist Planning

Sohail Qureshi is the first person jailed for the crime of acts preparatory to terrorism under the Terrorism Act of 2006.

U.S. Destroyer Almost Fires on Iranian Vessel

The U.S. Navy almost fired on one of five Iranian vessels this weekend in the Strait of Hormuz after the Iranian vessels made hostile maneuvers toward three American ships.

Al Qaeda Threatens President Bush in Videotaped Address

Al Qaeda's American spokesman, Adam Gadahn, urged jihadists to attack President Bush during his Middle East trip this week.

Surveillance Grows Worldwide in 2007

A new survey from two privacy organizations says state surveillance is increasing, even in the world's strongest democracies.
 




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