07 Jul 2015

US Jets Intercept Russian Bombers Off California, Alaska

“While the United States celebrated Independence Day, two pairs of Russian bombers flew off the coast of California and Alaska — forcing the Air Force to scramble fighter jets to intercept both flights, two senior defense officials tell Fox News. The first incident occurred at 10:30 a.m. ET on July

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07 Jul 2015

Russian Military Jet Crashes Killing 2 Pilots

“A Russian military aircraft crashed during a training mission on July 6, killing both pilots, the Defense Ministry said. The ministry said in a statement that the Su-24 bomber crashed while taking off from an airfield in the Khabarovsk region in Russia’s Far East at 9:35 p.m. local time. Officials

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07 Jul 2015

Boko Haram’s Civilian Attacks in Nigeria Intensify

“The violent campaign by the Boko Haram militant group against Nigerian civilians appeared to intensify late on Sunday with two deadly attacks in Jos, a city in central Nigeria, underscoring the challenge the country’s new president faces in trying to suppress the group.” Source: Boko Haram’s Civilian Attacks in Nigeria

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07 Jul 2015

Amid defections, Islamic Caucasus Emirate publicly recognizes new leader

“Russian forces killed Ali Abu Muhammad al Dagestani, the emir of the al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic Caucasus Emirate (ICE), in April. In the weeks that followed, jihadists on social media spread rumors that a senior ICE sharia official known as Muhammad Abu Usman had been named as his successor. It does

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07 Jul 2015

Saudi Brothers Arrested Over Kuwait Mosque Bombing

“Three brothers have been arrested by Saudi and Kuwaiti authorities for alleged involvement in a suicide bombing by a Saudi man on a Shia Muslim mosque in neighboring Kuwait last month, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Tuesday.” Source: Saudi Brothers Arrested Over Kuwait Mosque Bombing | Al Jazeera

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01 Jul 2015

FBI investigating 11 attacks on San Francisco-area Internet lines

“The FBI is investigating at least 11 physical attacks on high-capacity Internet cables in California’s San Francisco Bay Area dating back a year, including one early Tuesday morning. Agents confirm the latest attack disrupted Internet service for businesses and residential customers in and around Sacramento, the state’s capital.” Source: FBI

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26 Jun 2015

Islamic State attacks Kobani and pro-regime troops in Syria’s north

“Islamic State militants killed dozens of people in and around the Syrian border town of Kobani on Thursday after launching a counter-offensive under the cover of darkness.” Source: Islamic State attacks Kobani and pro-regime troops in Syria’s north | World news | The Guardian

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02 May 2015

Rocket attack kills three at Benghazi medical center in Libya

“A rocket hit a medical center in Libya’s eastern Benghazi on Friday, killing three people, medics said.” Source: Rocket attack kills three at Benghazi medical center in Libya | Reuters

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02 Apr 2015

Midsized Companies, Supersized Network Security Needs

“Adversaries are not just targeting prized assets like customer and employee data, intellectual property, and corporate secrets. Cybercriminals also recognize that smaller companies are a vector into the networks of larger corporations. Some notable attacks on large companies last year were traced back, in part, to smaller business associates that

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11 Mar 2015

Gangland grenade attack outside Guatemala hospital kills one, hurts 22

“At least one woman was killed and 22 people were injured on Tuesday after a drive-by grenade attack outside Guatemala’s second-largest hospital aimed at a jailed gang leader who was having a check-up, the country’s interior minister said. “ Source: Gangland grenade attack outside Guatemala hospital kills one, hurts 22

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