Homeland security

08.26.13
U.S. government finds 0.7% of all mobile malware affects iOS, while Android accounts for 79%
08.26.13

U.S. government finds 0.7% of all mobile malware affects iOS, while Android accounts for 79%

A cautionary memo put out by the US Department of Homeland Security and the US Department of Justi...

By Mike Wehner,   08.26.13
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05.10.12
New DVD anti-piracy warning now packs double the nag
05.10.12

New DVD anti-piracy warning now packs double the nag

Starting this week, you'll find any newly-minted DVDs and Blu-ray discs will now include a similar...

By M. Smith,   05.10.12
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10.08.11
US Department of Homeland Security developing system to predict criminal intent
10.08.11

US Department of Homeland Security developing system to predict criminal intent

We're not exactly lacking in opportunities for Minority Report references these days, but sometim...

By D. Melanson,   10.08.11
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07.18.11
Bomb-sniffing crystals may save us from nuclear Armageddon, tea leaves agree
07.18.11

Bomb-sniffing crystals may save us from nuclear Armageddon, tea leaves agree

Worried that a nuclear attack might wipe out all of American civilization? You needn't be, beca...

By A. Toor,   07.18.11
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04.07.11
US Homeland Security Department planning to use Facebook, Twitter for terrorism alerts
04.07.11

US Homeland Security Department planning to use Facebook, Twitter for terrorism alerts

It looks like we finally know what the US Department of Homeland Security plans to use instead of t...

By D. Melanson,   04.07.11
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01.15.11
US opts to derez virtual fence along Mexico border, replacing it with more affordable measures
01.15.11

US opts to derez virtual fence along Mexico border, replacing it with more affordable measures

Remember that hugely ambitious "virtual fence" that the US Homeland Security department was so keen...

By Vlad Savov,   01.15.11
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09.28.10
Operation Cyber Storm III underway, makes digital certificates cool again
09.28.10

Operation Cyber Storm III underway, makes digital certificates cool again

Fans of cyberwarfare (which we are, if only because we like to imagine that it looks like Battlezon...

By Joseph L. Flatley,   09.28.10
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09.29.09
Adafruit's DIY 'less lethal' weapon looks cool, doesn't really work
09.29.09

Adafruit's DIY 'less lethal' weapon looks cool, doesn't really work

As you're no doubt well aware, the government is always looking for new ways to make dissidents fee...

By Joseph L. Flatley,   09.29.09
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01.29.09
Microsoft Surface being used to coordinate Super Bowl security
01.29.09

Microsoft Surface being used to coordinate Super Bowl security

If you've been watching the news this week, you might have caught NFL security VP Milton Ahlerich s...

By Nilay Patel,   01.29.09
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