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Morning Security Brief: Overdose Calls, Drones that Eavesdrop, Internet Data Retention, and More

- New York offers immunity to people who call 911 for overdose victims. A drone that can pretend to be your cell phone carrier. Government agencies to recruit at Defcon. And more.

Morning Security Brief: Mumbai Bombings, Gun Control, Nuclear Security, and More

- Indian intelligence had no advance warning of impending threat in Mumbai bombing. In border states, a new requirement aims to keep guns out of the hands of cartels. Militants call for cyber-jihad. And more.

Cybercrime: Strengthening Global Cooperation

- Efforts to combat cybercrime through diplomatic initiatives, treaties, and other means are growing, but it is still not a battle that all countries are equally committed to fighting.

Morning Security Brief: Tribal Law Enforcement, Intelligent Video, Airstrike App, and More

- Native American tribes receive funds for tracking crime. Hacked drones could become a new threat. Intelligent video fueling growth in the security industry. And more.

Safeguarding Children

- Nathan had a credit history that went back for 10 years, several credit cards, and a foreclosed home on record. But Nathan was only 14 years old, and his credit history was established by someone who had stolen his Social Security number.

Governments Mount Frontal Attack on Anonymous Hackers

- In a report released earlier this month, NATO gave the hacker group Anonymous a warning: “...the groups will be infiltrated and the perpetrators persecuted,” to which Anonymous responded, “Do not make the mistake of believing you can behead a headless snake.” The statement was followed by a number of hacks by the group of government Web sites and security systems, but it didn’t stop NATO countries from trying to make good on their promise.

Morning Security Brief: IMF Cyberattack, Stolen Passports, Disguised Insurgents, and More

- The IMF gets hacked. Interpol says aviation's biggest threat is stolen travel documents. NATO works to counter insurgents in their ranks. Documents shed light on Chiquita's ties to Colombian violence. Plus more.

Cyber Attacks Deemed an Act of War

- The Pentagon for the first time has declared that cyber attacks originating in other countries are an act of war, which clears the path for a military response.

Online Bullying

-’s antibullying initiative allows victims to report bullying to a trusted person within their social network, such as a teacher or older sibling. As part of the initiative, Facebook has gathered resources about bullying into one location.

Morning Security Brief: White House Announces Cybersecurity Plan, TWIC Fails a Test, and DHS Must Keep Accurate Records

- The Obama Administration launches its new cybersecurity plan, the government's port security credential is questioned, and the government can be held liable for keeping inaccurate computer records.

Canada Becoming Cyber Criminal Breeding Ground

- Canada is becoming a hotspot for cybercriminals.

Online Service Providers Must Strengthen Security to Counter Hackers

- Online service providers need to bulk up on security or risk a major loss of customers.

Social Media Attacks on the Rise

- Hackers are increasingly using social networking sites to spread malware, according to Symantec’s 2011 Internet Security Threat report.

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