10/23/2012 - Sweden’s white powder scare last week has been classified as “spreading a poison or virus.” .Gov sites being used for phishing scams. Social media leads to a break in the investigation of the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. And more.
10/18/2012 - The number of violent crimes in the U.S. rose 18 percent last year, according to government statistics. Police fear a swatting call could eventually turn fatal. The FBI “foils” another terrorist plot it helped orchestrate. And more.
09/18/2012 - In the social media world, individuals are encouraged to readily serve up personal data about where they are, who they are with, and when. But cartel members who use Facebook or similar social sites, for target selection can easily exploit this information to establish behavior patterns.
08/24/2012 - Anarchists throwing acid-filled eggs and Molotov cocktails bolstered by social media and smartphones may be a problem for the cities hosting the Republican and Democratic Conventions over the next two weeks, according to a joint DHS-FBI intelligence bulletin.
08/24/2012 - Gunman opens fire at Empire State Building Friday morning but details remain scarce. German authorities raid neo-Nazi hideouts ahead of protests. A judge in Utah bans gang members from each other to deter escalating violence. And more.
05/01/2012 - The U.S. reveals some criteria for drone strikes. Al Qaeda is weaker, but people who subscribe to its ideology are more virulent, says one expert. Mystery illness prompts fears of biological attack at British army facility. And more.