Homeland Security out of touch with reality

Opinion The US government's Homeland Security Tsar is so far out of touch with technology that she could be living on another planet in another dimension trying to play chess with Schrodinger's cat.

Handheld device can see through walls

Smartphones could be equipped to see through solid objects, say Caltech electrical engineers, who have developed tiny, inexpensive terahertz imagers.

WikiLeaks under heavy fire

The Australian government has once again criticized WikiLeaks for its supposedly "reckless, irresponsible and potentially dangerous" disclosures of classified data.

Owner of seized domains sues ICE and Home Security

The Spanish owner of two domains seized by the US government earlier this year is fighting back, filing a petition in the Southern District of New York for their return.

What the hell is up with Orwellian Wal-Mart?

You may have thought I was ranting and raving all paranoid-like when I wrote about Big Sis coming to video screens at Wal-Mart stores last month. I wasn’t exaggerating.

Stuxnet a 'game changer', Senate warned

The Stuxnet virus could be tailored to attack many other industrial control systems, a Homeland Security official told senators yesterday.

Airport body x-ray scanner concerns slowly growing

The mainstream media might not give it much coverage, but information has been slowly leaking out into the public sphere that airport body scanners could be dangerous to people who pass through them. They could be more dangerous than the government previously admitted.

DoD and Homeland Security to swap cybersecurity staff

The DoD's National Security Agency and the Department of Homeland Security have announced that they plan to share information and work jointly on cyber security.