07 Oct 1999

Russians Detain 2,000 in Anti-terrorist Operation

AP is reporting that Moscow police have detained 2,000 people and seized scores of weapons as part of an anti-terrorism operation in the Russian capital. During the operation, code-named Whirlwind, police confiscated 88 firearms and 26 pounds of explosives, Interior Ministry inspector Viktor Krykhtin said, according to the agency. Full

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06 Oct 1999

Senate Committee to Examine IT Security Threat

A U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee today will examine the information security threats posed to the nation&#039s public and private critical infrastructure. This hearing follows a federal report released this week that faulted the federal government&#039s security efforts while warning that little was known about the effectiveness security systems at private

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06 Oct 1999

Iran Involved in Khobar Tower Bombing?

Iranian government officials may have been involved in the 1996 terror attack on U.S. forces in Saudi Arabia, according to “information” obtained by the State Department, a spokesman said today. ABC News

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05 Oct 1999

State Department – World Wide Caution Released

The U.S. State department has released a new world wide caution announcement, dealing with the increased danger to U.S. citizens and facilities due to to the deportation of Hani al-Sayegh. WWC-October 5, 1999.

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05 Oct 1999

Terror Suspect to be Deported

A man suspected in the Khobar Towers bombing will be deported to his native Saudi Arabia, where he will face charges in the 1996 attack that killed 19 U.S. servicemen. ABC News

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04 Oct 1999

TRC provides two new resources

The Terrorism Research Center is pleased to announce the creation of our real-time news page. This page will be updated by TRC staff and selected moderators to provide you current links to relevant news and other resources. In addition, the TRC is please to release the beta version of its

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04 Oct 1999

MITRE creates dictionary of common vulnerabilities.

MITRE, in coordination with numerous security companies, has created a dictionary of common vulnerabilities and security exposures. This online resource can be found here.

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02 Oct 1999

USIA Posts Transcript on Terrorism in Russia

The USIA has posted a transcript on Terrorism in Russia taken from a Wolrdnet interview. You can read the transcript here.

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02 Oct 1999

Key U.N. members call for global cooperation to fight terrorism

Responding to a spate of bombings in Russia and increasing terrorism around the world, the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council called Thursday for greater global cooperation to stem the violent attacks. CNN.

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