Man denied entry to US because of a tweet

Apparently the Department of Homeland Security has nothing better to do than to monitor what vacationing tourists post on Twitter.

DHS could seize networks under new cyber law


A revised draft version of a circulating cyber security bill could grant the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) wide-reaching powers if the legislation is ultimately approved.

Why the militarization of local police needs to stop

The ongoing OccupyWallStreet protests may be one of the biggest stories of 2011.

Should the DHS assume control of the electric grid?

A new report published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) recommends that a federal agency such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) assume control over the US electric grid.

Feds deny water utility hack

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and FBI have rebuffed reports that hackers were responsible for damaging a pump at an Illinois water utility facility.

DHS loses explosives, proves ineptitude again

If the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) loses their own explosives and nobody is around to see it, did it still happen?

DHS issues Anonymous threat assessment

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued an unclassified threat assessment detailing the tactics and capabilities of Anonymous.

Opinion: DHS shows their contempt for Americans via the web

The most controversial organizations last year were the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its subordinate, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). Based on the hate the DHS has been spewing over the web recently, we can expect both groups to continue the controversy in 2011.

Opinion: DHS and Wal-Mart team up straight out of 1984

They say truth is stranger than fiction. But what do you do when you wake up one day and the worst things from dystopian fiction have become real thanks to a blend of big government and totalitarian capitalism?

DHS launches massive cyber attack simulation

The Department of Homeland Security will today kick off its third major exercise testing the nations resopnse to cyber attack.

Rights organizations sue over border laptop searches

Civil rights groups have teamed up with press photographers and a university student to challenge the government's right to search travelers' laptops at national borders.

US government unprepared for cyberattacks, says report

The US Computer Emergency Readiness Team isn't, er, ready for emergencies, according to an audit by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Homeland Security sharpens up surveillance

The Department of Homeland Security has developed a new type of surveillance camera which allows it to scan public areas much more thoroughly.

Domestic spying to protect against cyber warfare

Big Brother really is watching you, and checking your emails for evidence you may be plotting a cyber attack on the US government, according to a declassified summary of project Einstein, the US National Security Association’s program to protect the States from cyber warfare.

Homeland Security wants to pick your brains

In a move which surely smacks of just a touch of desperation, the Department of Homeland Security is asking Joe Public how to best raise awareness of the importance of cybersecurity.

Elvis bypasses biometric border control

The world of biometric security managed to get all shook up when a couple of “ethical hackers” managed to get through Amsterdam airport’s border patrol with a passport under the name of Elvis Presley, complete with the hip-shaker’s picture.

Cyberattack cripples US (You mean you missed it?)

Yesterday, a massive cyberattack took place against the US.