NEWS & ANALYSIS

Employees More Dangerous Than Hackers, Survey Finds

A new survey of IT directors says insider threats are a bigger problem than external threats such as hackers.

Hackers Crash Web Sites of Russian Nuclear Power Plant

Hackers brought down the Web sites of a Russian nuclear power plant at the same time false rumors of a nuclear accident were spread on Internet forums, causing panic.

Identify Theft Swells in the U.K.

Over the past year, identity theft in the United Kingdom almost doubled, mostly targeting the rich.

WMD Video not al Qaeda, Say Terrorism Experts

A video calling for WMD attacks against the West, said to be slated for release today, is not the work of al Qaeda but a crude fan video created by jihadi enthusiasts.

GAO Finds Problems in Supply Chain Security Practices

The GAO says CBP must address three issues to ensure that private partners are meeting their port security requirements in return for reduced scrutiny and faster processing of their cargo shipments.

Online Gold and Silver Transactions Could Attract Money Launderers and Terrorists

A classified Canadian report says that Web sites operated by "digital precious metal operators" could be exploited for money laundering and terrorist financing.

Terrorism in Decline, Canadian Study Says

Report says the way U.S. institutions calculate terrorism is flawed and politically motivated.

Whistleblowers Criticize FBI

Two whistleblowers and a U.S. senator describe a culture of corruption, retaliation, and discrimination within the FBI.

U.S. Does Poorly in Peace Rankings

The United States has fallen one place down in the 2nd annual Global Peace Index, but the index's creator says the world is more peaceful this year than last year.

China Embraces Cyberwarfare, Experts Testify

China, says one expert, wants to achieve "electronic dominance" by the year 2050.
 




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