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  • TERROR ALERT: Arabic graffiti daubed on easyJet planes at French airports

    11/28/2015 7:48:25 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 36 replies
    Sunday Express UK ^ | November 28, 2015 | TOM PARFITT
    The graffiti was found covering fuel tanks of four EasyJet planes at airports which cannot be named for security reasons. The probe comes two weeks after 130 people were killed by twisted Islamic State terrorists in co-ordinated attacks across Paris. Airports in the capital have tightened security since the horrific shootings and bombings amid fears of follow-up attacks. Airline security expert Philip Baum said: "Graffiti in itself won't hurt anybody." "But the ability of anyone to place a prohibited item near fuel tanks is a concern, of course." He added: "We know there are people working in restricted areas of...
  • Man Accidentally Carries Loaded Gun on Flight, No One Notices

    11/27/2015 3:00:50 PM PST · by QT3.14 · 48 replies
    Flyer Talk ^ | November 17, 2015 | Joe Cortez
    A retired truck driver flying through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is warning American flyers their experience may not be secure, after he was able to pass a loaded handgun through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint. Speaking to Britain’s Daily Mail, the flyer says while packing his gun was purely accidental, he feels the TSA should have caught it prior to departure. The incident happened on November 5, as 67-year-old Blake Alford was preparing to fly from ATL to Chicago Midway Airport (MDW). In his bag was a Ruger .38 pistol, loaded with a full magazine of seven hollow-point bullets....
  • Sneaky Microsoft renamed its data slurper before sticking it back in Windows 10

    11/26/2015 4:09:02 PM PST · by markomalley · 68 replies
    The Register ^ | 11/26/15 | Andrew Orlowski
    “Anonymity is like virginity. You don't get it back once you've lost it,” writes one Register reader on Microsoft’s latest raid on your privacy.Microsoft pulled a major update for Windows after it blew away the user's privacy settings, allowing app developers and advertisers to glean the user’s identity. But that’s only part of the story, which gets murkier by the day.We already knew Windows 10 Threshold deleted third-party data monitoring tools and cleanup tools, including stalwarts like Spybot and CCleaner. It even disabled Cisco’s VPN software. Just a bug, said Microsoft.Two bugs would be a puzzling coincidence – but something...

    11/25/2015 8:49:32 AM PST · by Biggirl · 62 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | November 25, 2015 | Foxnews.Com
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  • Will Senator Cruz Follow Reagan’s Lead on the NSA?

    11/25/2015 7:26:51 AM PST · by Twotone · 5 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | Nov. 24, 2015 | Cliff Kincaid
    Craig Shirley, author of Last Act: The Final Years and Emerging Legacy of Ronald Reagan, is an impressive writer with a vast knowledge of Reagan's terms as president who has nonetheless gotten a very important part of Reagan's legacy wrong. Shirley has written about how Reagan would have reacted to the Paris massacre by enlisting today's "Christian Russia" and "free market China" in a coalition against Islamic terrorism.
  • Dell: How to kill that web security hole we put in your laptops, PCs (oh goodie it's going away)

    11/24/2015 6:55:10 PM PST · by dayglored · 18 replies
    The Register ^ | Nov 24, 2015 | Chris Williams
    Dell has published a guide on how to remove the web security backdoor it installed in its Windows laptops and desktop PCs. This confirms what we all know by now – that Dell was selling computers with a rather embarrassing hole it in their defenses. New models from the XPS, Precision and Inspiron families include a powerful root CA certificate called eDellRoot, which puts the machines' owners at risk of identity theft and banking fraud. The self-signed certificate is bundled with its private key, which is a boon for man-in-the-middle attackers: for example, if an affected Dell connects to a...
  • Dell computers bundled with backdoor that blurts hardware fingerprint to websites (Mo' Badness)

    11/24/2015 6:50:06 PM PST · by dayglored · 16 replies
    The Register ^ | Nov 25, 2015 | Shaun Nichols
    Analysis Dell ships Windows computers with software that lets websites slurp up the machine's exact specifications, warranty status, and other details without the user knowing. This information can be used to build a fingerprint that potentially identifies a person while she browses across the web. It can be abused by phishers and scammers, who can quote the information to trick victims into thinking they're talking to a legit Dell employee. And, well, it's just plain rude. A website created by a bloke called Slipstream - previously in these pages for exposing security holes in UK school IT software - shows...
  • Dell admits that there's a big security problem with its new laptops

    11/24/2015 6:56:47 AM PST · by Not gonna take it anymore · 25 replies
    (Reuters) - Major U.S. computer company Dell Inc said on Monday a security hole exists in some of its recently shipped laptops that could make it easy for hackers to access users’ private data. A pre-installed program on some newly purchased Dell laptops that can only be removed manually by consumers makes them vulnerable to cyber intrusions that may allow hackers to read encrypted messages and redirect browser traffic to spoofs of real websites such as Google or those belonging to a bank, among other attacks. . . . . .Dell said it would provide customers with instructions to permanently...
  • Germans overwhelmingly for tougher security

    11/20/2015 12:38:46 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 20 Nov 2015 09:47 GMT+01:00
    More than nine in every ten Germans support the government increasing security measures on German streets in the wake of the Paris terror attacks. The regular Deutschlandtrend poll by broadcaster ARD showed that 91 percent of Germans support "appropriate security measures" such as the heavier police presence and security checks which were announced in the immediate aftermath of last Friday's Paris terrorist attacks. At the same time, only five percent of those questioned were afraid that such security measures could impinge on their constitutional rights. ...
  • Sources Say Obama Won't Listen to Intel About Islamic Terrorist Groups

    11/19/2015 7:37:12 PM PST · by Wildcat Stevens · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | Novemer 20, 2015 | Debra Heine
    President Barack Obama is not interested in hearing intelligence information about Islamist groups he does not consider to be terrorists -- even if they're on the U.S. list of designated terrorists, investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson revealed on the Steve Malzberg Show Thursday. The host of Full Measure told Malzberg that according to sources close to the White House, Obama stubbornly refuses to hear about intelligence surrounding radical Islamic terror groups. "I have talked to people who have worked in the Obama administration who firmly believe he has made up his mind, I would say closed his mind, they say, to...
  • DA: Polish ‘prostitute’ smashed on booze, Ambien during flight

    11/19/2015 6:43:14 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 45 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 11/19/15 | Antonio Planas
    A Polish prostitute on her way to ply her trade in Boston was plastered on booze and addled by Ambien when she tried to open an exit door on a trans-Atlantic British Airways flight, prosecutors said. Kamila Dolniak, 32, was unable to make her $500 bail yesterday, her lawyer said, after she was arraigned in East Boston Municipal Court on a charge of interfering with an aircraft operation during the London-to-Boston flight Tuesday. Prosecutor Emily Hamrock said Dolniak first drew attention of a flight attendant while attempting to smoke an e-cigarette. She then walked around the cabin aimlessly, saying she...

    11/19/2015 5:58:12 AM PST · by Whenifhow · 17 replies
    judiciary.house.gov ^ | Nov 19 2015 | House Judiciary
    2141 Rayburn House Office Building 9:00 AM By Direction of the Chairman Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security Ms. Anne C. Richard Assistant Secretary Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration, United States Department of State Mr. Seth Jones Director International Security and Defense Policy Center, RAND Corporation Mr. Mark Krikorian Executive Director Center for Immigration Studies Mr. Mark Hetfield President and Chief Executive Officer HIAS Honorable Leon Rodriguez Director United States Citizenship and Immigration Services USCIS Rodriguez Testimony.pdf (127.7 KBs)
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Massive Rally in Beaumont, TX

    11/14/2015 1:24:20 PM PST · by JoeSeales · 68 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 11-14-15 | Donald Trump
    November 14, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald Trump spoke to thousands at a rally in Beaumont, TX at the Ford Park Arena. Trump spent the majority of the time talking about immigration...
  • Where is thread on recent social security changes?

    11/13/2015 7:33:27 AM PST · by George from New England · 18 replies
    How do I find a thread talking about the news story I've been hearing about? I've looked for an hour and turn up nothing. Social Security changes affecting spouse loophole passed in this recent budget.
  • Thanks for playing: New Linux ransomware decrypted, pwns itself

    11/12/2015 12:01:16 PM PST · by ShadowAce · 14 replies
    The Register ^ | 12 November 2015 | Darren Pauli
    Ransomware targeting Linux servers has been thwarted by hard working security boffins, with help from the software itself, mere days after its existence was made public.The Linux.Encoder.1 ransomware seeks Linux systems to encrypt and like others of its ilk demands owners pay BitCoins to have files decrypted. But the first iteration of the malware has, like most betas, proven fallible.Not only can it be decrypted using scripts without the need for ransoms to be paid, but it can re-encrypt itself, corrupting files and even encrypting the ransom note that directs victims how to pay the extortion.Bitdefender security wonks report both...
  • Linus Torvalds: Perfect Security in Open Source Linux OS Is Impossible

    11/11/2015 4:35:38 AM PST · by ShadowAce · 6 replies
    The VAR Guy ^ | 9 November 2015 | Christopher Tozzi
    Does Linus Torvalds fail to take security in the Linux kernel seriously, and is the world doomed because of it? That's what the Washington Post suggests in a recent article about security in the open source OS. The Post sums up Torvalds's take on security as follows: "Security of any system can never be perfect. So it always must be weighed against other priorities -- such as speed, flexibility and ease of use -- in a series of inherently nuanced trade-offs."The Post also describes Torvalds as "the man who holds the future of the Internet in his hands."Taken together, the...
  • Surge in robberies on Capitol Hill alters residents’ routines, lifestyles

    11/11/2015 12:03:52 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 61 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11-11-15 | Peter Hermann
    Sarah Pitluck used to walk her dogs before dawn, among the early risers exercising on Capitol Hill. She now waits until first light, and for the streets to be busier. It is just one way the young man who robbed her, ripping the smartphone from her hand and scratching her neck, has changed her daily routine — and her life. Ever since the Oct. 13 robbery just two blocks from her home, the pharmaceutical executive goes to work later and comes home before it gets dark. Lost time at her office is made up at home, on the phone with...
  • (vanity) Lessons re-learned the Easy Way

    11/10/2015 11:05:36 PM PST · by packrat01 · 23 replies
    self | 11 Nov. 2015 | self
    We had a bit of a scare this evening. It was after dark. Several LE vehicles on the roads around our house shining spotlights, soon joined by a helicopter. Obviously looking for someone. Before the helicopter joined, I had thought it might be an exercise, but one of the neighbors said our county can't afford a chopper for a practice run. It was 'bout a week ago when the LE did find a different someone, hiding in a culvert not far from here. Suspect in a high-speed chase who had fired (allegedly) at the LE in pursuit. We were wondering...
  • Report: FBI Escalates 'Full Blown Investigation' Into Hillary's Unsecure Email Server

    11/10/2015 2:42:08 PM PST · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 10, 2015 | Guy Benson
    Hillary Clinton's top Democratic "rival" may believe that people are sick of hearing about her "damn emails," but that pronouncement -- since walked back, as its issuer fades in the polls -- evidently does not apply to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Politico reports that the bureau's probe into Clinton's improper, unsecure email scheme has been ramping up, not petering out: Even as Hillary Clinton tries to put questions about her private email server behind her, the FBI has stepped up inquiries into the security of the former Secretary of State's home-made email system, and how aides communicated over email,...
  • CryptoWall 4.0 the nastiest strain yet

    11/10/2015 6:00:08 AM PST · by Utilizer · 18 replies
    iTnews.com.au ^ | Nov 10 2015 9:16AM (AUS) | Allie Coyne
    The fourth version of the CryptoWall ransomware has landed in the wild, equipped with better evasion techniques and tactics to thwart antivirus protection and detection. Ransomware attacks computers and encrypts user files and folders via infected email attachments, with attackers demanding ransom payments to unlock the scrambled documents. Users are told to make the payment by a specific deadline or risk having the private key to unlock the files deleted. The active CryptoWall ransomware spawned from CryptoLocker, which is thought to have extorted more than $3 million from victims before the botnet used to distribute it - Gameover Zeus -...
  • Clinton Signed NDA Laying Out Criminal Penalties for Mishandling of Classified Info

    11/10/2015 4:50:18 AM PST · by Utilizer · 52 replies
    Washington Free Beacon via AMERICA’S FREEDOM FIGHTERS ^ | 06 November 2015 | BY: Lachlan Markay
    Hillary Clinton has repeatedly denied any wrong doing when she used a private email account on a private email server while serving as secretary of state. She insisted that she hadn’t violated any sort of policies regarding classified information. Well, it appears that a ‘smoking gun’ has emerged- and it’s BIG! Clinton did, in fact sign a non-disclosure agreement acknowledging her responsibility to ascertain whether information shared by her was, in fact, classified. Moreover, the document Clinton signed clearly lays out stiff criminal penalties for “any unauthorized disclosure” of classified information.
  • MacBooks are so hot right now. And so is Mac OS X malware

    11/05/2015 11:57:39 AM PST · by Swordmaker · 25 replies
    The Register (UK) ^ | 5 Nov 2015 at 09:03 | By John Leyden
    5 times as much of it... though cyberthugs unsophisticated Cybercriminals have stepped up their efforts to hack Apple devices because MacBooks are rising in popularity, both in homes and the workplace. Nearly half of organisations (45 per cent) are offering Macs as an option to their employees, according to stats cited by Bit9 + Carbon Black.OS X vulnerabilities and malware have grabbed the security community's attention this year. One example is XcodeGhost, which inserts malicious components into applications made with Xcode (Apple's official tool for developing IOS and OS apps).Additionally, it has emerged that OS X El Capitan, which launched...
  • ISIS Is a Direct Threat to U.S. National Security; It is Not Just a Middle East Problem

    11/04/2015 7:17:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/04/2015 | Tom Rogan
    President Obama is a fundamentally ineffective commander-in-chief. Nevertheless, under Article II, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution, he is America's sole commander-in-chief. But today, facing a looming U.S. Special Operations deployment to Syria, commentators are claiming that the president is exceeding his constitutional authority. The Atlantic's Conor Friedersdorf offers a good example: "Without Congressional permission, public debate, or any attempt to rally the American public's support, President Obama has ordered U.S. ground troops to a war zone, his most flagrantly unconstitutional war-making since he unlawfully helped to overthrow Muammar al-Qaddafi." Friedersdorf is wrong, and must be called out as such....
  • #5140 - The Jews Will Enjoy Security Only under Arab Rule

    11/02/2015 4:22:48 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 28/10/15 | Nasar al Laham
    Brooklyn Bridge for sale.
  • TSA Forces 90-Year-Old Woman to Take Off Bra, Shirt

    10/29/2015 9:54:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 60 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/29/2015 | Liz Sheld
    According to her son, a 90-year-old woman was forced to strip off her shirt and bra for Oregon Transportation Security Administration agents because her emergency cash set off alarm sensors while she was going through the security apparatus.Her son Alan Charney told KATU-TV his mother Harriette Charney had to take off her shirt and bra inside the Portland International Airport after a scanner picked up on an abnormality on her chest.Threat to the republic?“There was no sanity or sensitivity at all to the work that they were doing,” Charney said.Mrs. Charney was heading back to the East Coast after...
  • British Tourists 'Run For Their Lives' At Turkish Hotel As Staff Dress Up As ISIS Killers

    10/29/2015 6:03:35 AM PDT · by Strategy · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | October 29, 2015 | By Sophie Jane Evans
    Terrified British tourists screamed and fled for their lives at a Turkish hotel after a staff member dressed up as an ISIS killer - and even pretended to withdraw a gun at the poolside, it is reported. The male worker, who has not been identified, allegedly donned a black hood, mask and robes before confronting unsuspecting holidaymakers by the pool at Club Hotel Pineta in Marmaris. As his colleagues watched in amusement, he reportedly chanted in Arabic, before approaching a six-year old girl playing near a sunbed and pretending to reach for a weapon under his robes. He then went...
  • Decrying the Terrible Aggression of Jean Romeo Lavoie

    10/22/2015 7:54:05 PM PDT · by Yomin Postelnik · 8 replies
    Yomin Postelnik
    I have a friend named Mr. Lavoie who needs some advice. Mr. Lavoie owns a house. This isn't any old house. It was given by G-d to his ancestors for all eternity, and the donation was recorded in the presence of 600,000 entire families. It was later taken from them, about 2,000 years ago and returned to his family slowly over the past 100 years or so. Even then, some of the backyard had yet to be returned until his neighbors started shooting at him for no reason and he had to chase them off. It should be added that...
  • Russia builds massive Arctic military base

    10/21/2015 2:03:10 AM PDT · by Candor7 · 18 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 20th October 2015 | AFP Staff
    Moscow (AFP) - Russia's defence ministry said Tuesday it has built a giant military base in the far northern Arctic where 150 soldiers can live autonomously for up to 18 months....................................
  • Hillary Cant Name What Security Measures Were Taken To Protect Email Server [VIDEO]

    10/17/2015 10:09:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 31 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/17/15 | Chuck Ross
    Hillary Clinton again refused on Friday to describe what security measures were taken to protect the private email system she used as secretary of state. Instead, she offered a cagey response which highlights a notable shift in how she and her campaign are discussing the security of her home-brew system. What safeguards did you put in place to make sure that you werent hacked? a reporter with the Boston Globe asked Clinton during an interview in Keene, N.H. Well, I can only tell you there is no evidence that Im aware of that I ever was, Clinton responded.
  • Secret Service to Protect Trump, Carson as Threats Grow

    10/17/2015 4:02:39 PM PDT · by Hostage · 130 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Saturday, 17 Oct 2015 | Todd Beamon
    The Secret Service will give agent protection to Ben Carson and Donald Trump while heavily upgrading Hillary Clinton's existing detail, a Washington source close to the agencys plans confirmed to Newsmax. The deployment of agents around Republican candidates Trump and Carson is set to begin as early as next week. Approximately two dozen agents will be assigned to each candidate.
  • Obama says Clinton didnt harm national security with private email server

    10/12/2015 2:43:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies
    washington times ^ | 10/12/15 | Dave Boyer
    On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, President Obama is downplaying Hillary Rodham Clintons use of a private email server to conduct government business, saying she made a mistake but didnt endanger national security. I think shed be the first to acknowledge that maybe she could have handled the original decision better and the disclosures more quickly, Mr. Obama said in an interview on CBS 60 Minutes broadcast Sunday night. I dont think it posed a national security problem. It was a mistake that she has acknowledged. When interviewer Steve Kroft pointed out that the administration has prosecuted...
  • Air Force Security Force Kills Threat

    10/08/2015 11:18:33 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 22 replies
    At approximately 9:15 a.m., after the peak of inbound morning traffic passed, the Defenders closed the entry control point on Vandenberg Drive to a single lane. In an instant, a calm situation turned chaotic when a person drove his car upwards of 80 miles an hour into the gate. Before ramming the gate, he hit a light post. At this moment, the Defenders reacted as if the person was seriously injured and immediately went to render first aid. That was until the person got out of the vehicle brandishing a rifle. The Defenders then went from first responders rendering aid...
  • Warning: Sex-assault epidemic in churches (Expert: Preventing 'molestation' demands...)

    10/07/2015 3:43:29 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    WND ^ | October 3, 2015 | Unattributed
    Around the world, Christians are targeted for persecution and martyrdom, something that is developing even in the United States. But even as church leaders increasingly are on guard against threats of murderous violence, experts warn they may be ignoring a far more common threat sexual assault against congregants. Sexual assaults taking place on church property is an epidemic in our nation, Carl Gallups told WND. The reasons for it are numerous (and sometimes complex), but the main problem is that most churches have an abysmal lack of adequate security measures. While many churches are concerned about the growing trend...
  • Stranger Than Fiction

    10/03/2015 6:01:51 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/03/15 | Michael Obrendorf
    Something is very wrong in China Hong Kong-Its been a while since Ive commented on the Kafkaesque dreamscape that life has degenerated into of late. This happens occasionally, when it seems things cant get any weirder, but they do. I drop back and watch, waiting to see if anybody does anything to make things better. Invariably, they never do. This time its been no different. In fact, things seem to be getting exponentially worse, with the supposed Good Guys aiding and abetting the Bad Guys like they were all on the same payroll. Ohwaitthey are. Never mind. The one bright...
  • Fox News Legal Analyst Predicts FBI Will Recommend Hillary Clinton be Indicted for Crimes

    10/01/2015 4:19:26 PM PDT · by Libloather · 63 replies
    Independent Journal ^ | 9/30/15 | Frank Camp
    Fox News Legal Analyst Predicts FBI Will Recommend Hillary Clinton be Indicted for National Security Crimes **SNIP** Speaking to potential legal action, Napolitano added: I think that the FBI will recommend to the Justice Department that she be indicted. IJ spoke to Tom Fitton, President of the conservative watchdog organization Judicial Watch, who said that while he couldnt speak to the charges of perjury: Theres no doubt [Clintons] statement was not accurate. At some point, it will be up to the judge to decide if Clinton perjured herself, or if her alleged lack of knowledge precludes her from such a...
  • Center City's a Police State Pre-Pope (Philly under lockdown)

    09/25/2015 6:51:43 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 14 replies
    NBC 10 Philadelphia ^ | Updated at 1:13 PM EDT on Friday, Sep 25, 2015 | Morgan Zalot
    Philadelphians and visitors to the city woke up on Friday morning to a world of barricades and tight security measures as authorities prepare for Pope Francis' weekend arrival. Fencing blocked off areas starting just east of City Hall, requiring people in that area to walk north to Cherry Street, where security checkpoints were set up, if they need to get inside the perimeter. Maureen Shaeffer and Ruth Schanbacher, who both came from the suburbs to go to work, didn't know each other before Friday morning. But they bonded over the tricky security measures. "We've been brought together through adversity," Shaeffer...
  • Many Syrian Refugees Are Neither Syrian nor Refugees: Security First, Then Compassion

    09/22/2015 9:04:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | 09/22/2015 | Ian Tuttle
    Over the weekend, Secretary of State John Kerry reiterated the Obama administrations commitment to taking in 10,000 Syrian refugees over the next fiscal year and announced that the federal government would be increasing its annual total refugee cap from 70,000 to 100,000 by 2017, to accommodate more refugees from war-torn Syria. This step that I am announcing today, I believe, is in keeping with the best tradition of America as a land of second chances and a beacon of hope, said Kerry on Sunday during a trip to Germany. Also on Sunday, Hillary Clinton called on the administration to...
  • France's Eiffel Tower shut amid security alert

    09/20/2015 10:55:23 AM PDT · by traumer · 21 replies
    France's famous Eiffel Tower, one of the world's most visited attractions, was closed after a man carrying a rucksack was seen climbing the tower. The alarm was quickly raised early on Sunday and the area was evacuated while anti-terror police carried out a search of the iconic landmark. Police said that so far they have been unable to find the man. France is on the highest state of alert following a spate of terror attacks this year. The Eiffel Tower, which receives as many as 30,000 daily visitors, has been the target of plots by Islamist extremists in the past....
  • Death to America by 10,000 "Syrian" Refugees

    09/12/2015 12:39:21 PM PDT · by American Faith Today · 27 replies
    American Faith Today ^ | September 12,2015 | American Faith Today
    Well, we now know that our so called compassionate, so called Christian, so called protecting the interests of Americans president has called for the resettling and integration of an additional 10,000 "Syrian" refugees into our country over the next year. The truth of who these people probably are, in many cases, that the media of course conveniently covers up so they can sell their ratings sob stories and cause discord and collapse in wealthier countries and in Christian nations of course goes unannounced. We have our own problems already with immigration, particularly illegal and with refugees that we've taken in...
  • Trump security guards assaulted protesters on NY sidewalk, lawsuit claims

    09/09/2015 5:59:29 PM PDT · by AAABEST · 23 replies
    One America News Network ^ | September 9, 2015 | Emily Flitter
    NEW YORK (Reuters) Five people are suing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claiming his private security team assaulted them on a Manhattan sidewalk as they protested outside Trumps office, according to a filing on Wednesday in New York state court. The suit names Trump personally, the Trump Organization and Trumps security director Keith Schiller. It also addresses four unnamed members of Trumps security team. According to the suit, Schiller and the four other security guards attacked the group while they were demonstrating against Trumps statements on Mexican immigrants. Guards took their signs and told them to leave. One of...
  • Hillary Clinton Opened Door to Key U.S. Shift Toward Iran Nuclear Deal

    09/09/2015 12:35:44 PM PDT · by EagleUSA · 8 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 9/8/2015 | Jay Soloman
    WASHINGTONHillary Clinton, in her last months as secretary of state, helped open the door to a dramatic shift in U.S. policy toward Iran: an acceptance that Tehran would maintain at least some capacity to produce nuclear fuel, according to current and former U.S. officials. In July 2012, Mrs. Clintons closest foreign-policy aide, Jake Sullivan, met in secret with Iranian diplomats in Oman, but made no progress in ending the dispute over Irans nuclear program. In a string of high-level meetings here over the next six months, the secretary of state and White House concluded that they might have to let...
  • Israel Builds New Security Fence On Border With Jordan [Isaiah 28]

    09/08/2015 12:01:10 PM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 6 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/7/2015 | Jordan Schachtel
    One month ahead of its scheduled start date, Israel began to build a new security security fence on its eastern border with Jordan on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced after a cabinet meeting. Today, we are starting to build a fence on our eastern border, Netanyahu announced. In the first stage, we will build it from Timna to Eilat in order to protect the airport being built there. The 20 mile-stretch between the two cities encompasses the southernmost part of Israel, which is located just a handful of miles from the Sinai Peninsula and Saudi Arabiatwo known hotbeds...
  • TSA At The Movies: Theater Chain Looks To Bring Security Theater To The Movie Theater

    08/23/2015 12:59:30 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 43 replies
    Tech Dirt ^ | 08/21/15 | Tim Crushing
    from the more-hassle,-same-safety dept Thanks to a string of theater-related tragedies, going to the theater is about to become as enjoyable as going to the airport. Following two recent deadly incidents at movie theatres in the US, the Regal Entertainment Group the nations largest movie theater chain this week added a bag and purse check policy as a security measure in some of the 569 theaters it operates. Security issues have become a daily part of our lives in America. Regal Entertainment Group wants our customers and staff to feel comfortable and safe when visiting or working in...
  • Influential people worldwide wrote Clinton on her personal email address

    08/14/2015 2:45:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | 08/14/2015 | BY ANITA KUMAR AND CORINNE KENNEDY
    WASHINGTON -- Some 90 people, including lobbyists for foreign governments, lawmakers, top Obama aides and State Department employees, communicated directly with Hillary Clinton during her tenure as secretary of state using her personal email address, according to a McClatchy review of thousands of her recently released emails. Many people said they were surprised when it was revealed in the spring that Clinton relied on a private email account on a private server in her Chappaqua, N.Y., home to conduct official business during her four years as Obamas secretary of state. But the review of emails shows influential people in Washington...
  • Android security on the ropes with one-two punch from researchers (Link only due to copyright)

    08/13/2015 9:27:48 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 14 replies
    Ars Technica LINK ONLY | by Dan Goodin
    Faulty Stagefright patch and newly reported sandbox bypass leave users exposed. Link only due to copyright infringement issues from Ars Technica. Read more at the link. READ THE ARTICLE AT ARS TECHNICA: Android security on the ropes with one-two punch from researchers
  • Waiting for Androids inevitable security Armageddon (Link Only due to copyright issues)

    08/11/2015 9:33:12 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 34 replies
    Ars Technica LINK ONLY | August 10, 2015
    Supported Android 5.1 Devices that might be updated to patch security issues and All Others that will not be updated. LINK TO THE ARTICLE: Editorial: Android's update strategy doesn't scale, and that's recipe for disaster. Read the article at the link above. . . cannot be posted on FreeRepublic due to copyright issues.
  • Sweden boosts security for asylum seekers after IKEA attack

    08/11/2015 10:21:06 AM PDT · by wtd · 18 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue. Aug 11, 2015 BST | Anna Ringstrom
    Sweden boosts security for asylum seekers after IKEA attack "Police in central Sweden have increased security at asylum lodgings, fearing a backlash after two Eritrean asylum-seekers were suspected of murdering two people at an IKEA store. A man and a woman were killed in a knife attack at an IKEA store in the city of Vasteras on Monday. Two suspects were detained by police, one of whom was seriously injured.
  • Apple to zap DYLD bug in forthcoming Mac OS X security update

    08/06/2015 9:24:25 AM PDT · by for-q-clinton · 8 replies
    Trusted Reviews ^ | 5 Aug 2015 | Chris Smith
    Apple is reportedly working on a fix to eradicate a dangerous bug that could allow unauthorised users access to Mac OS X Yosemite machines. The Guardians sources say Apple will release a security update to wipe out the so-called "zero day" DYLD bug as soon as possible. The privilege escalation bug potentially allows third parties to gain administrator access to a Mac without a password. The fix for Mac OS X 10.10.5 Yosemite will arrive shortly, ending worries that the vulnerability wouldn't be plugged before the next version, El Capitan, comes this autumn. In the meantime, the paper says Apple...
  • Obama Administration War Against Apple and Google Just Got Uglier

    07/31/2015 9:30:30 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 27 replies
    the Intercept Unofficial Sources FirstLook.org ^ | July 30, 2015 | by Jenna McLaughlin
    p>The Obama administration’s central strategy against strong encryption seems to be waging war on the companies that are providing and popularizing it: most notably Apple and Google. The intimidation campaign got a boost Thursday when a blog that frequently promotes the interests of the national security establishment raised the prospect of Apple being found liable for providing material support to a terrorist.Benjamin Wittes, editor-in-chief of the LawFare blog, suggested that Apple could in fact face that liability if it continued to provide encryption services to a suspected terrorist. He noted that the post was in response to an idea raised by Sen....
  • CISA: the dirty deal between Google and the NSA that no one is talking about

    07/29/2015 10:43:18 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 4 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 29, 2015 | By Evan Greer and Donny Shaw
    One of the things that civil liberties activists like to lament about is that the general public seems to care more about Google and Facebook using their personal data to target advertising than the government using it to target drone strikes. The reality is that both types of abuse are dangerous, and they work hand in hand. Its hard to find a more perfect example of this collusion than in a bill thats headed for a vote soon in the U.S. Senate: the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA. CISA is an out and out surveillance bill masquerading as a...