Polish Navy bid to defuse one of WWII’s largest bombs near Baltic coast

Polish navy divers have launched an unprecedented operation to “neutralise” one of the largest bombs of the Second World War. The explosive device was discovered last year at the bottom of a shipping channel in Swinoujscie, on the Baltic coast. Read More …

CISA and MS-ISAC Release Joint Ransomware Guide

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) are releasing a joint Ransomware Guide meant to be a one-stop resource for stakeholders on how to be proactive and prevent these attacks Read More …

UK security sources warn New IRA ‘still dangerous’ after MI5 operation

Security sources in the UK have warned that the dissident republican grouping known as the New IRA is ‘still dangerous’ despite the efforts of a targeted MI5 operation. In August, eight men and two women were arrested as part of Read More …

166 arrested in international crackdown against crime in Southeast Europe

A total of 34 countries teamed up last week to combat organised and serious international crime originating from Southeast Europe as part of joint action days (JAD). The four-day operation supported by Europol was aimed at tackling the facilitation of illegal immigration Read More …

Kansas: IED exploded in car in central Topeka apartment parking lot, authorities say

A preliminary investigation shows an IED was intentionally placed in a car’s passenger compartment Monday night, according to the Topeka Fire Department. TPD was dispatched to the 4100 block of Southwest 6th St. to investigate a suspicious item found in Read More …

UK: Eastleigh boy, 14, ‘researched bombs and made jihad video’

A 14-year-old boy researched making shrapnel bombs and filmed a video in which he vowed to carry out “jihad”, a court has heard. The boy, from Eastleigh, Hampshire, developed “extremist and radical” views after experiencing a troubled home life, Leicester Read More …

Paris Terror suspect ‘wanted to burn down Charlie Hebdo’s office – but did not know it had moved’

A knife attacker who targeted the former office of Paris-based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo wanted to set them on fire with white spirit, French prosecutors have said. Jean-Francois Ricard told a news conference that the Pakistani suspect did not know Read More …

UK: Jet suit trial for Great North Air Ambulance paramedics

A jet suit for paramedics has been tested by the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) in the Lake District. It comes after a year of talks between GNAAS and Gravity Industries. Andy Mawson, GNAAS director of operations, said users Read More …