security


Why Can’t We Sue the TSA For Assault?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute June 19, 2018   Why Can’t We Sue the TSA For Assault?   When I was in Congress and had to regularly fly between DC and Texas, I was routinely subjected to invasive “pat-downs” (physical assaults) by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). One time, exasperated with the constant insults to […]

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Security Works at Disney — But Can't Work at a Public School?

Security Works at Disney — But Can’t Work at a Public School?

By Ryan McMaken Mises Institute February 23, 2018   Security Works at Disney — But Can’t Work at a Public School?   An odd thing has happened. Advocates for gun control have actually begun arguing against practical measures addressing school security. Rather than take strategies that can be implemented virtually immediately, and which address the dangers in […]


Why Is The FBI Afraid Of Encryption?

By Derrick Broze Activist Post January 11, 2018   Why Is The FBI Afraid Of Encryption?     FBI Director Christopher Wray declared the bureau’s inability to access encrypted electronic devices a “major public safety issue.” New York City – On Tuesday the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations discussed the danger posed by encryption of […]

Why Is The FBI Afraid Of Encryption?

What We Lost on September 11th

What We Lost on September 11th

By Jeff Deist Mises Institute September 13, 2017   What We Lost on September 11th   The cliché is true: September 11, 2001, represents a defining American moment. Generation X and Millennials suddenly had their own day of infamy, just as their parents and grandparents had Pearl Harbor and the Kennedy assassination. 9/11 marked the end […]


New Invasive Measures Are Coming To Your Local Airport

By Derrick Broze Activist Post June 30, 2017   New Invasive Measures Are Coming To Your Local Airport     The federal government will soon begin searching through travelers’ books at the airport as airlines test out fingerprint scans. Next time you choose to take a flight in the United States, you will not only be given […]

New Invasive Measures Are Coming To Your Local Airport

Culpability for this Ransomware Belongs to the NSA

Culpability for this Ransomware Belongs to the NSA

By Jeffrey A. Tucker Foundation for Economic Education May 16, 2017   Culpability for this Ransomware Belongs to the NSA     In all the coverage of the recent ransomware attack shutting down computer systems around the world, one point has been buried and obscured. The focus has been on precisely who spread this horrid […]


The Exponential Growth of Insecurity

By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts Paul Craig Roberts.org May 15, 2017   The Exponential Growth of Insecurity   There is no such thing as cyber security. The only choice is more security or less security, as the recent hack of the National Security Agency demonstrates. Hackers stole from NSA a cyber weapon, which has been […]

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Chrome and Firefox Phishing Attack Uses Domains Identical to Known Safe Sites

Chrome and Firefox Phishing Attack Uses Domains Identical to Known Safe Sites

By Mark Maunder Wordfence Founder & CEO Wordfence.com April 14, 2017   Chrome and Firefox Phishing Attack Uses Domains Identical to Known Safe Sites     This is a Wordfence public service security announcement for all users of Chrome and Firefox web browsers:  There is a phishing attack that is receiving much attention today in […]


Researchers Say Your Phone’s Fingerprint Scanner Is Easily Fooled

By Mary Beth Quirk Consumerist April 13, 2017   Researchers Say Your Phone’s Fingerprint Scanner Is Easily Fooled     The more intertwined technology becomes in our daily lives, the more important it is to safeguard all that information we keep on our devices. One way smartphone manufacturers have developed to do that is fingerprint […]

Researchers Say Your Phone’s Fingerprint Scanner Is Easily Fooled