Apr 282017
 

Imagine you’re about to get on a flight to New Orleans to see your sweetie. You’re in line dreaming of jazz, beignets and jambalaya when you’re pulled aside by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent.

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The FBI Now Possesses Expanded Hacking Powers Despite Last-Minute Efforts By Congress

 Posted by on 2016-12-01 at 18:02  cyber security, fbi, government spying, Hacking, homeland security, Internet, nsa, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on The FBI Now Possesses Expanded Hacking Powers Despite Last-Minute Efforts By Congress
Dec 012016
 

The FBI is not a fan of computer security, nor is it a fan of disclosing how it collects information. Just ask anybody trying to track its domestic drones and what they’re listening to.

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Flaws in Fingerprint Records Allowed Hundreds to Become U.S. Citizens

 Posted by on 2016-09-20 at 01:43  citizenship, homeland security, immigration, News, Politics, Reblog, security  Comments Off on Flaws in Fingerprint Records Allowed Hundreds to Become U.S. Citizens
Sep 202016
 

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security granted citizenship to hundreds of people who had previously been ordered deported or removed under different names because of flaws in keeping fingerprint records, according to a report released Monday.

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A hacker told us a cyberattack that shuts down the power grid is ‘highly unlikely’ — but there’s a much scarier way to pull it off

 Posted by on 2016-06-12 at 18:09  cyber security, homeland security, Reblog, security  Comments Off on A hacker told us a cyberattack that shuts down the power grid is ‘highly unlikely’ — but there’s a much scarier way to pull it off
Jun 122016
 

The chief of US Cyber Command has said it’s a matter of “when, not if” the US power grid is hit by cyber attackers. And a recent high-profile attack that shut down power in Ukraine showed it’s certainly possible.

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Saudi officials were ‘supporting’ 9/11 hijackers, commission member says

 Posted by on 2016-05-12 at 10:23  9/11, 911, corruption, government, homeland security, isis, News, Politics, Reblog, security, terrorism  Comments Off on Saudi officials were ‘supporting’ 9/11 hijackers, commission member says
May 122016
 

First serious public split revealed among commissioners over the release of the secret ‘28 pages’ that detail Saudi ties to 2001 terrorist attacks A former Republican member of the 9/11 commission, breaking dramatically with the commission’s leaders, said Wednesday he believes there w

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Spies In The Skies : Here’s Where FBI Planes Are Circling U.S. Cities

 Posted by on 2016-04-06 at 21:12  drones, fbi, homeland security, Politics, privacy, Reblog, security, spying  Comments Off on Spies In The Skies : Here’s Where FBI Planes Are Circling U.S. Cities
Apr 062016
 

  
Each weekday, dozens of U.S. government aircraft take to the skies and slowly circle over American cities.

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