05/10/2012 - Russia says it has foiled an attack planned on the city slated to host the 2014 Winter Games. A neurosurgeon is removed from a cruise ship after someone tweets that he’s planning a biological attack. Cybersecurity firms moving into offensive roles. And more.
04/19/2012 - EU Parliament votes today on a controversial information sharing deal with the U.S. Motorcycle Club uses trademark to weed out undercover officers. Macs users should use antivirus software now, commenter says. And more.
04/05/2012 - This year’s tax deadline is Tuesday April 17. Among the millions of documents headed to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) between now and then are an increasing number of returns from tax-savvy gang members who have learned to exploit the system.
03/23/2012 - A bill (S.B. 55) in the Kentucky legislature would permit jurisdictions in the state to enter into mutual-aid agreements with other states to share first-responder personnel in case of an emergency. The bill would also extend the same immunity to these first responders as is afforded to those from within Kentucky.
03/23/2012 - A new law (P.L. 112-93) will extend an existing border security program. Under the program, the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security identify equipment and technology that could also be used by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to combat illicit trafficking across the U.S. borders with Mexico and with Canada. The bill specifically notes that information should be shared on how to detect and track ultralight aircraft.
03/15/2012 - Two people on the terror watch list were stopped and released by police, according to data accidentally released by a Maryland police department. Swedish cops are under fire after shooting at unarmed suspects. NIST seeks a steering committee for trusted identities program. And more.
03/14/2012 - Some are calling it an assassination attempt, after an Afghan man drove a stolen vehicle onto the runway as Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta landed for a scheduled visit Wednesday morning.
03/06/2012 - The Office of the Director of National Intelligence publishes its annual report on Guantánamo. Groups push to enhance penalties for counterfeit drugs. Unknown hackers target Anonymous. And more.