NEWS & ANALYSIS
Aug 14, 2014 -Protests following the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, have spurred protests on the street and the Web; the U.K. Parliament is raising concerns about the security of biometrics, and robbers stole $10 million from a Chilean airport.
Aug 13, 2014 -France will supply arms to Iraq's Kurds. Crime and violence is taking a toll on civilians and businesses in the Mexican state of Guerrero. Adobe and Microsoft have released critical security fixes. An Atlantic City casino's security officers are accused of using unnecessary force.
Aug 12, 2014 -A report alleging that the Egyptian government committed crimes against humanity during the mass killings of unarmed protesters last summer was released today; Ukrainian officials are not allowing Russian aid envoy trucks to pass through its border because they are not Red Cross-certified; a new study shows that firmware contains poor encryption and backdoors that could allow hackers to infiltrate the "Internet of things," and more.
Aug 11, 2014 -Nigeria declares a state of emergency as Ebola spreads to the country, more than 150 Chinese economic fugitives are said to be at large in the United States, and Britain’s police force looks to expand its access to individual’s medical records and confidential data without consent.
Aug 08, 2014 -The World Health Organization declares an international public health emergency as Ebola spreads, police departments use malware in criminal investigations, Yahoo announces plans to adopt end-to-end encryption, and more.
Aug 07, 2014 -A homeless woman was able to board a flight in San Jose without a ticket, marking the second major breach at the airport in 2014. Government contractor USIS is the victim of a cyberattack, potentially compromising government employees' personal information. And Ebola has spread to Nigeria, causing the country to declare a health emergency.
Aug 06, 2014 -A Russian crime group has amassed the largest known collection of stolen Internet credentials. Leaked classified documents reveal the extent of the U.S. government's terrorist suspect watch list. There are security concerns at a Chicago water treatment plant. India is adopting drone use.
Aug 05, 2014 -The U.S. Department of Transportation may ban in-flight phone calls. Restaurant chain P.F. Chang's revealed more details about the security breach that hit its payment card network in June. Google has tipped off police to child pornography in a man's e-mail account. And more.
Aug 04, 2014 -Earthquake in China kills hundreds, mudslides and floods strand Californians, Senate panel releases separate intelligence reports, and Americans are detained in North Korea.
Aug 01, 2014 -The federal government has released the National Protection Framework, a planning document that covers the capabilities necessary to secure the homeland against acts of terrorism and manmade or natural disasters.