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A few well-coordinated attacks could knock out the U.S. electrical grid, according to a news report. Nine, to be precise.

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Missiles That Matter

by John Reed on April 13, 2012

Here’s our quick mention of the North Korean Rocket fail — that made everyone angry — yesterday. Yup, the big, what turned out to be an almost non-event that everyone’s been obsessing over and will now promptly forget. (But, wait, you know someone’s going to start raising whether the failiure of the long-ragen rocket aimed […]

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By Kevin Coleman — Defense Tech Cyberwarfare Correspondent In the shadow of the 10th anniversary of the 9–11 terrorist attacks, the United States finds itself facing a different threat from terrorists. Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano recently stated that, “The U.S. has become ‘categorically safer’ since 9/11, but cyber-terrorism now […]

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And from the department of really, again? The government is worried about terrorists walking aboard jetliners with surgically implanted bombs. So, what’s the TSA’s reaction going to be? From the AP: The U.S. government has warned domestic and international airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks, The […]

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Jihadi Social Media

by John Reed on June 27, 2011

By David Reeder The Investigative Project on Terrorism recently reported that jihadist organizations are establishing a Facebook presence (though it’s more accurate to say they’re increasing their Facebook presence). Groups such as al Qaeda and al Shabaab are using social media to “bypass restrictions on terrorist organizations and to pass on videos, pictures and documents […]

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