Category: Homeland Security News

RansomwareU.S. Attorney General Warns Ransomware “Getting Worse and Worse” By Masood Farivar Published 10 June 2021 U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland warned Wednesday that ransom-motivated cyberattacks are “getting worse and worse,” echoing other top Biden administration officials who have sounded the alarm about the problem in recent weeks.  “We have to do everything we possibly

Iron DomeIsrael Says Hamas Was Using Bombed AP Building to Jam Iron Dome Published 9 June 2021 Israel on Tuesday gave specific justification for carrying out an airstrike that destroyed Jala Tower, a Gaza high-rise building which housed the Associated Press (AP) news agency and Al Jazeera, a Qatari television network. Israel had warned people

Search & rescueTeaching Drones to Hear Screams from Catastrophe Victims Published 9 June 2021 In a disaster, time is of the essence when searching for potential victims who may be difficult to find. Unmanned aerial vehicles make the perfect platform for state-of-the-art technology allowing emergency crews to find those in need and provide situational awareness

ImmigrantsSupreme Court: Migrants Temporarily in US Ineligible for Permanent Residency By Ken Bredemeier Published 8 June 2021 The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled Monday that 400,000 immigrants from 12 countries living in the United States for humanitarian reasons are not eligible to become permanent residents. Justice Elena Kagan, writing for the court, said that U.S.