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U.S. Feds Warn of Cyber Security Meltdown

Computer attacks pose the biggest risk “from a national security perspective, other than a weapon of mass destruction or a bomb in one of our major cities,” said Shawn Henry, assistant director of the FBI’s cyber division told the International Conference on Cyber Security in New York . According to multiple reports Henry


TSA Behavior Detection at Super Bowl

TAMPA – If an officer asks if you need help on Super Bowl Sunday, he might be more than just gracious.

For the first time, the Transportation Security Administration’s “Behavior Detection Officers” are enhancing security at the championship event by watching people for combinations of suspicious behavior.

“They’re trained to do exactly that –


U.S. Navy Intercepts Iranian Weapons Ship

The interception of an Iranian arms ship by the US Navy in the Red Sea last week likely was conducted as a covert operation and is being played down by the US military due to the lack of a clear legal framework for such operations, an American expert on Iran told The Jerusalem


Obama Already Flexing Muscle

Barack Obama gave the go-ahead for his first military action yesterday, missile strikes against suspected militants in Pakistan which killed at least 18 people.

Four days after assuming the presidency, he was consulted by US commanders before they launched the two attacks. Although Obama has abandoned many of the “war on terror” policies of George


Fusion Centers Collecting Intelligence

They are run by the Department of Homeland Security and are locally based across the country. A fusion center is an effective and efficient mechanism to exchange information and intelligence, maximize resources, streamline operations, and improve the ability to fight crime and terrorism by merging data from a variety of sources.

At first blush this


New DHS Vehicle Stopper Uses Tentacles

Click for larger Image Contractors working for the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have developed an innovative remote controlled car-stopping landmine using technology inspired by giant squid, Spiderman and extending party squeakers.

The new tentacular vehicle trap is known as SQUID, for Safe Quick Undercarriage Immobilization Device. It is the


White Phosphorus Shells hit Gaza UN Building

CNN’s John Roberts talked with John Ging who is the director of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in Gaza. Ging believes that Israeli shells that recently struck the U.N. complex contained white phosphorus. “It looks and smells like phosphorus and it’s burning like phosphorus. That’s all I can say. That’s why I’m calling


Huge Weapons Delivery to Israel

The Pentagon plans to make a large arms delivery to Israel, rising fears that the military campaign in Gaza will go on for a long time.

The US is trying to hire a merchant ship that can carry hundreds of tons of weapons from Greece to Israel later this month; Reuters reported citing tender documents


Black Widow, NSA Spying Computer

The NSA’s colossal Cray supercomputer, code-named the ‘Black Widow,’ scans millions of domestic and international phone calls and e-mails every hour. . . . The Black Widow, performing hundreds of trillions of calculations per second, searches through and reassembles key words and patterns, across many languages.’ Barack Obama will be in charge of the biggest


DoD Trolling Blogosphere

Further evidence has emerged revealing how the Pentagon is in the business of responding to blog posts critical of the U.S. government. Pictured below is an Air Force flowchart used for “counter-blogging” purposes.

Air Force flowchart used for “counter-blogging” purposes. Click image to see a larger version.

“In a twelve-point plan, put


US Army’s John Doe Letter

The U.S. Army is apologizing to thousands of Army families who received letters beginning “Dear John Doe” after losing a loved one in Iraq or Afghanistan. Some 7,000 letters were sent in late December to notify families of services or gifts surviving family members can receive from nonprofit organizations that help families of fallen soldiers,


Russians Shut off the Gas

The move comes amid a deepening rift between Russia and Ukraine, which hosts a pipeline supplying gas from its bigger neighbor to countries across Europe.

Bulgaria and Macedonia also reported that all supplies of Russian gas had been cut, while Romania’s pipeline operator said that its supplies had been cut by 75 per cent.



Mars Spirit Rover Makes 5 Years

The mars Spirit must be an incredibly well constructed and designed piece of hardware to last this long in the martian environment. My washing machine and car should be constructed this well, maybe they would last longer…

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DARPA Submersible Aircraft

DARPA is soliciting innovative research proposals on the topic of a Submersible Aircraft. In particular, DARPA is interested in a feasibility study and experiments to prove out the possibility of making an aircraft that can maneuver underwater. The proposal needs to outline a conceptual design along with identifying the major technological limitations that need to


Depleted Uranium Found in Victims of Gaza Offensive

Norwegian medics told Press TV correspondent Akram al-Sattari that some of the victims who have been wounded since Israel began its attacks on the Gaza Strip on December 27 have traces of depleted uranium in their bodies.

The report comes after Israeli tanks and troops swept across the border into Gaza


Hamas Claims Rockets Launched by Israeli Infiltrators

Hamas is now claiming that the cease fire was violated not by them, but by Israeli infiltrators inside Gaza who launched missiles at themselves in order to give Israel a good excuse to invade… do we or can we really believe that?

The Hamas rulers of Gaza Strip on Tuesday lashed out at gunners who


Self Sufficient Military Robots

Military nerds believe that they have developed IT tech which can “regenerate” autonomously, allowing it to self-repair in the face of shutdown attempts – and even to learn and develop its capabilities. More terrifyingly still, plans are afoot to put this technology into the US forces’ next generation of robotic weaponry. Armed Robotic Vehicle, Assault,


Obama’s Plan for Mandatory Civil Service

Barak Obama’s chief of staff Rahm Emanuel discusses his book The Plan in which he outlines a mandatory civil service requirement for all Americans from ages 18 to 25.

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“You look at WWII that was a draft. This is not a draft it is universal service.” says Emanuel about his mandatory 3


Veteran Shocked at Military Recall

A veteran who has been out of the military for 15 years and recently received his AARP card was stunned when he received notice he will be deployed to Iraq. The last time Paul Bandel, 50, saw combat was in the early 1990s during the Gulf War. See Video “(I


World’s Most Invasive Toll System

Are they kidding with this toll collection scheme in the UK?, Talk about invasion of privacy, how do they ever expect to implement something like this, they are the masters of taxation over there in the UK, now they are trying to tax every mile you drive, desperate for cash they are.



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