Adwind Remote Access Trojan Hits Utilities Sector

Attackers are targeting entities from the utility industry with the Adwind Remote Access Trojan (RAT) malware via a malspam campaign that uses URL redirection to malicious payloads. Adwind (also known as jRAT, AlienSpy, JSocket, and Sockrat) is distributed by its developers to Read More …

New passenger scanner uses space technology to speed up airport security

A super-sensitive passenger scanner that reveals hidden security threats is being trialled at Cardiff Airport in the UK. The walk-through scanner, which uses space technology to image human body heat, is the result of a collaboration between Sequestim Ltd. and Read More …

At least two packages sent to Pentagon suspected to contain ricin, official says

At least two packages sent to the Pentagon are suspected of containing ricin, a Pentagon spokesman confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday. The packages never made their way into the Pentagon, but were flagged in a mail delivery building next Read More …

Singapore bolsters border security with powerful new x-ray technology.

Singapore has raised the level of security at its already strict road border with Malaysia, installing a scanning system that that can accurately check vehicles for a range of weapons including firearms and explosives. Set for introduction at Tuas checkpoint Read More …

DARPA Seeks to Expand Real-Time Radiological Threat Detection to Include Other Dangers

Advanced commercially available technologies-such as additive manufacturing (3-D printing), small-scale chemical reactors for pharmaceuticals, and CRISPR gene-manipulation tools-have opened wide access to scientific exploration and discovery. In the hands of terrorists and rogue nation states, however, these capabilities could be Read More …

Watchdog: TSA Lacks Evidence to Justify Behavior Detection Patrols

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in charge of passenger screening at nearly all commercial U.S. airports, has little evidence to justify its behavior detection patrols and activities, a blunt, non-partisan government watchdog has found. The 16-page Government Accountability Office report Read More …