Sep 10, 2014 -Despite its effectiveness in the Middle East, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria poses no direct threat to the United States, according to panelists who spoke at a Congressional hearing Wednesday morning.
Sep 09, 2014 -An Inspector General report has found that the Department of Homeland Security has a hoard of medical supplies for pandemic response set to expire soon. The Dutch Safety Review Board has released a report showing that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 was shot down by a "large number of fragments." Home Depot confirms that it did suffer a security breach. And more.
Sep 05, 2014 -BP was accused of "gross misconduct" and "willful negligence" by a federal judge over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and could face as much as $17 billion in fines. Apple announced it will be bolstering security alerts on its iCloud platform after celebrity accounts were hacked. And the Obama administration says the federal health insurance site HealthCare.gov has been breached.
Sep 04, 2014 -Barack Obama and David Cameron say the U.S. and U.K. will not be cowed by ISIS. The WHO says that more than 1,900 people have died from the Ebola virus. KrebsonSecurity states that research shows the Home Depot breach is of almost all its U.S. stores. Al Qaeda claims to be headed into India.
Sep 03, 2014 -U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff has been beheaded by ISIS, which vowed to continue harming Western citizens. DHS is funding innovative cybersecurity research. Home Depot is investigating a possible data breach. And three planes have been grounded in the past 10 days due to passenger fights over reclining seats.
Sep 02, 2014 -U.S. military forces hit Somalia with airstrikes overnight, possibly targeting al Qaeda-affiliated group al Shabaab. More than 30 teenagers escaped from a juvenile detention center in Tennessee, and the manhunt continues for those who remain at large. A vulnerability in Apple's iCloud platform has reportedly led to the exploitation of several celebrities' accounts, but the company says the security hole has been patched. And more.
Aug 29, 2014 -The Ebola epidemic may affect up to 20,000 people, the World Health Organization has announced. An al Qaeda publication calls for lone-wolf attacks on U.S. sites, including an Air Force Academy. New clues have been found in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, and more.