WASHINGTON — Planning a visit to the White House? Bring your kids and camera. But please, don’t feed the animals.
WASHINGTON — U.S. intelligence officials are concerned that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb that could go undetected through airport security. Continue reading
Security at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad was strengthened and some staff members sent elsewhere as Iraq was shaken with instability, the State Department said Sunday. Continue reading
A blanket designed to shield students from debris flying through the air from tornadoes is selling as gunfire protection, due to anxiety over national school shootings. Continue reading
The widely used disk-encryption tool TrueCrypt made an announcement Wednesday that the system is insecure and therefore unsafe. This unforeseen statement shocked the crypto world, as TrueCrypt has been considered one of the most secure software. Continue reading
Edward Snowden says he repeatedly raised constitutional concerns about National Security Agency surveillance internally, but an NSA search turned up a single email in which Snowden gently asks for “clarification” on a technical legal question about training materials, agency officials … Continue reading
“How he survived, I don’t know,” said FBI spokesman Tom Simon. “It’s a miracle.” Continue reading
The McClatchy news service late Thursday published what it said are the voluminous, still-classified review’s 20 findings. It concludes that the “enhanced interrogation techniques” failed to produce valuable intelligence; the CIA misled the Bush administration, Congress and the public about the value of the harsh treatment; the agency employed unauthorized techniques on detainees and improperly detained others; and it never properly evaluated its own actions. Continue reading
On Monday, security researchers at Codenomicon and Google discovered a bug in the encryption technology meant to protect your passwords, online files and valuable online information. They’re calling the bug “Heartbleed.” What can you do if you think a site that you use has been compromised?
The little padlock that that sits next to that website you just logged into — the one that’s meant to protect your privacy, your passwords, your online files — isn’t as secure as you thought. Continue reading