NEWS & ANALYSIS

Morning Security Brief: Gag Order Lifted on Tech Companies; Bitcoin CEO Arrested In Connection to Silk Road; Super Bowl Security

The government has partially lifted a gag order on companies like Google and Yahoo, allowing them to disclose information about NSA requests. The CEO of BitInstant, a popular Bitcoin exchange site, has been arrested on money laundering charges related to the Silk Road. And security measures surrounding this year's Super Bowl add up to the largest in the game's history.

Morning Security Brief: Supreme Court on Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Neo-Nazi Ties, School Security Upgrade

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that police do not have to document a drug-sniffing dog's expertise to justify a vehicle search. Amazon has fired a German security company with alleged Neo-Nazi ties. Baltimore is upgrading its school security in a three-phase project.

Canadian Sentenced to Four Years for Illegal Pharmacy Web Site

In 2001, the FDA warned Andrew Strempler that selling drugs from his online pharmacy would be illegal in the United States. He did it anyway ...

Drug Counterfeiters Increasingly Use Real Drug Ingredients

More counterfeit drugs are turning up with traces of actual active pharmaceutical ingredients as counterfeiters try to stay a step ahead of anticounterfeiting efforts.

Drug Shortages Push First Responders to Use Expired Meds

States are responding to the shortages by loosening rules, allowing emergency medical personnel to keep old drugs around in the absence of unexpired meds.

Danish Anthrax Death May Be Linked to Tainted Heroin

Danish health officials suspect contaminated heroin, not terrorism, is behind the death of a man whose blood tested positive for anthrax.

Lawmakers Call for Caribbean Counternarcotics Strategy

Homeland security lawmakers want more U.S. attention brought to security vulnerabilities in the Caribbean.

Most Men Arrested Test Positive for Drugs

In some areas, as high as 81 percent of adult males arrested test positive for drugs at the time of arrest, according to a drug abuse monitoring report released by the White House on Thursday.

Morning Security Brief: LAX Screeners Arrested, Kaspersky Labs on Mac, 2012 Olympics, and More

TSA screeners busted for drug smuggling operation. Kaspersky Lab founder slams Apple on security. British official says he feels the main threat to the 2012 Olympics will come from rioting, not al Qaeda. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Biometric Technology Advances, White House Drug Control Strategy, Interview with Hezbollah, and More

NIST evaluate iris scanning technology. The White House releases the 2012 National Drug Control Strategy. Julian Assange interviews the leader of Hezbollah. And more.
 




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