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Targeted Trojans

- A briefing from the U.K. gives more background on Trojan malware.         

Do London Bombings Signal a New Course?

- Two weeks after suicide bombers killed more than 50 commuters on the London subway and a bus, a near-identical attack struck that same transportation system, though the second round of bombs didn't go off as planned. The second attack seems to mark the first time that a group affiliated with or inspired by al Qaeda has hit the same type of target twice within a few weeks.

Did You Know That?

- Documents obtained by The Sunday Times of London show that British hospitals suffer 43 violent assaults per year on average. Most are committed by patients who are attacking staff, often as a result of frustration over long waiting times. Patients have attacked staff with pool cues, walkers, and, in one case, a bottle of urine.

The Trauma of Terrorism: Sharing Knowledge and Shared Care.

- This is not a book so much as a collection of essays, monographs, and first-person accounts of the effects of terrorism from ground zero—the point of impact—to the human effects years afterward.

Not So Clean in Chile

- A new report faults Chile for not prosecuting Chilean companies engaging in bribery abroad.

Russia's Oil

- Oil exports have brought prosperity and international status to Putin’s Russia. The oil boom may not last much longer, say experts at Alfa-Bank, Chatham House, International Energy Agency, and the Council of Foreign Relations.

Africa's Report Card

- Governance in Africa is terrible, but it’s improving slowly. Even small improvements can drive investment and create jobs, according to a World Bank study.

China Comes Clean on Disease

- China is increasingly reporting and tracking diseases and divulging public health data, says the WHO

Turkish Military Grows Restless

- U.S. Official warns of possible coup in Turkey

Blackwater USA Leads Security Firms in Iraqi Shootings

- Private security contractor accused of more militant, aggressive stance.

Business News

- The latest deals, contracts, and announcements from the security industry. Plus, ASIS welcomes five new board members.

Smart Solutions to Security Problems

- The Royal Ontario Museum’s expansion goes hand in hand with a security upgrade

Keeping Normandy Plans Off the Front Page

- A status report on a chemical-detection system, when to keep technological innovations close to the vest, and Alaska’s head of homeland security.
 




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