New Hampshire: Alert issued for person wanted in connection with Dearborn Street explosion

Police have named a suspect in connection with an early-morning fire on Dearborn Street through a NH State Police BOLO or “Be On the Lookout” order. Meanwhile, Manchester Police and the state bomb squad assisted the Manchester Fire Marshal’s office Read More …

Hackers attacked a US health agency’s computer system in an attempt to slow down its COVID-19 response

As the US ramps up its response to the spread of COVID-19, the Health and Human Services Department was hit with a cyberattack, according to a new report from Bloomberg. Citing three unnamed sources familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported Read More …

Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus

President Donald Trump announced plans to partner with pharmaceutical and retail companies to set up drive-thru test sites for coronavirus in an effort to catch up to a nationwide demand and deliver on the administration’s promise for wider access to Read More …

US government agencies have shadow IT infrastructure problem, cybersecurity risks, says GAO

Federal agencies are facing increasing cybersecurity risks due to a bevy of IT facilities aren’t being tracked as full-fledged data centers, according to a General Accountability Office report. As noted previously, federal agencies have been consolidating and closing data centers over the Read More …

Kansas: 2 arrested in S. Hutchinson after police find dozens of homemade explosives

Investigators say they may have found the source of explosions heard over the past several weeks in the City of Hutchinson. With the discovery, police make two arrests. South Hutchinson police say officers arrested two 18-year-old men Saturday after finding Read More …

Customs agents seize $95M in counterfeit goods along with thousands of fake IDs

U.S. customs agents in Louisville announced Wednesday they have seized illegal items worth more than $95 million since Sept. 1. The announcement came just days after U.S. Customs and Border Protections said they had confiscated around 5,000 fake IDs. Since Read More …

U.S. unveils procedure to shield telecom networks from national security threats

The United States on Tuesday set out a procedure to protect its telecommunications networks and their supply chains from national security threats, saying it would consider whether to bar transactions on a case-by-case basis. U.S. President Donald Trump issued an Read More …

Maine hosts regional National Guard disaster response training

Approximately 160 Soldiers and Airmen from Maine, New Hampshire and Rhode Island took part in a semi-annual exercise at the former naval air station Nov. 5-7. The participants were all members of the New England CERFP, a regional team that Read More …