Category: Homeland Security News

Our picksTighter Spyware Export Controls | Cyberattacking Hospitals | Post-Trump Qanon, and more Published 10 November 2020 ·  QAnon Is Winning ·  “My Faith Is Shaken”: The QAnon Conspiracy Theory Faces a Post-Trump Identity Crisis ·  Militant Islamists “Behead More than 50” in Mozambique ·  We’ve Tracked Extremist Content on Facebook for Years: It Doesn’t Get Removed for Long

VaccinesPfizer, Biontech Announce COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Achieved Phase 3 Success Published 9 November 2020 Vaccine candidate was found to be more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 in participants without evidence of prior SARS-CoV-2 infection in the first interim efficacy analysis. The study enrolled 43,538 participants, with 42 percent having diverse backgrounds, and no

ExtremismExtremism Gab Remains Extremists’ Online Destination of Choice Published 9 November 2020 Two years ago, white supremacist Robert Bowers killed eleven people at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh after posting antisemitic, anti-immigrant rants on Gab. Today, supported by a founder who encourages hate speech, the social media site appears to be gaining traction

11/8/20 First responders Enable IntenseDebate Comments:  Enable IntenseDebate Comments A research team from North Carolina A&T State University has, for the first time, designed a cloud-based autonomous system framework utilizing the standard messaging protocol for the internet-of-things (IoT). This framework is robust to network-denied environments by utilizing each vehicle, along with a clustering algorithm, to

TerrorismDriven to Extremes: Vehicle Ramming as a Terrorist Tactic By Stevie Kiesel Published 7 November 2020 The use of vehicle ramming attacks (VRAs) by terrorists has been increasing. A trend toward unsophisticated tactics and weapons led to a rise in vehicular attacks, perpetrated by individuals motivated by different ideologies. On Halloween 2017, a horrific terrorist attack