NEWS & ANALYSIS

ICE Plans Major Immigration Database

Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans a major database that will draw from more than nine federal sources to close information-sharing gaps.

Cyberattack on Estonia Work of 20-Year-Old Native

The student launched the denial-of-service attack against the Web sites of Estonian institutions because he was angry Estonia removed a WW-II bronze memorial to Soviet soldiers.

Japan: Virus Writers Charged with Copyright Violations

The criminal charges levied are reminiscent of how the U.S. government prosecuted mob boss Al Capone.

UK: Brown Government Unveils New Terrorism Law

Brown seeks to increase the precharge detention of suspected terrorists from 28 days to 42 days.

U.N. to Investigate Security at its Global Compounds

The U.N. will review its security protocols after the suicide bombings that rocked the U.N.'s headquarters in Algeria's capital.

Chertoff Says Muscular Border Security is Increasing Violence

His comments were provoked by the murder of a U.S. Border Patrol Agent in California over the weekend.

Padilla Sentenced to 17 Years and 4 Months in Prison

The government had hoped for a maximum sentence of life in prison.

Hackers Cause Blackouts in Foreign Cities

The attack was revealed by a CIA senior analyst at a security conference on Friday.

EU: IP Addresses Should Be Considered Personal Data

The opinion given by a group of E.U. data privacy regulators would have major implications for the way Internet search providers record data.

Military Laptop May Have Been Stolen by Terrorists

British officials fear the information on the laptop may put Muslims interested in the armed forces at risk of terrorist attack.
 




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