NEWS & ANALYSIS

Digital Photos: Seeing Shouldn't Always Lead to Believing

Powerful software programs can make it difficult to know whether a digital photograph is the real McCoy or a fraud.

U.K: Bill to Hold Suspected Terrorists for 42 Days Passes

The British House of Commons passed the measure by nine votes.

Bioterrorists Still A Threat

The risk of a terrorist attack with biological weapons is greater than ever, but the U.S. is not prepared for the inevitable.

Better News from Iraq

Why the U.S. is making more progress in Iraq than is generally reported

New Government, Old Problems

Speakers at a senior-level Washington conference say the next U.S. administration will benefit from plenty of international goodwill, but that won't be enough to deal with key international issues.

Experts to Congress: Regulate Spyware

Computer and information security experts and advocates told a Senate hearing they approve of legislation to curb the unauthorized download of software onto users' computers.

Two Lawmakers Allege China Hacked Their Computers

In one instance, the hack attack compromised all the information on international political dissidents held by one House member.

Critical Infrastructure Vulnerable to Hack Attack

One company's SCADA software could allow hackers to shutdown or take over certain critical infrastructure operations.

Gangs: Experts Advocate Prevention over Prosecution and Prison

Experts tell Congress that gang prevention strategies work better and are more cost effective than prosecution and prison.

Immigration Status Checks Required for All Federal Contractors

President Bush has signed an executive order mandating all federal contractors electronically verify that their employees are legally allowed to work in the United States.
 




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