Mexico: Far Fewer People Disappeared Than Feared
Mexico's top security official said Friday that far fewer people disappeared during Mexico's drug war than were feared when the government released a list of about 26,000 cases.
Egyptian President Announces Release of Officers Kidnapped in Sinai
President Mohamed Morsi said seven Egyptian security officers who were abducted nearly a week ago had been freed, ending increasing anxiety over the government’s grip on security in the region.
Reporters Threatened, Labeled Hackers For Finding Security Hole
colinneagle writes "Scripps News reporters discovered 170,000 records online of customers of Lifeline, a government program offering affordable phone service for low-income citizens, that contained everything needed for identity theft . Last year, the FCC 'tightened' the rules for the program by requiring Lifeline phone carriers to document applicants' eligibility, which led to collecting more sensitive information from citizens. A Scripps News investigative team claims it 'Googled' the phone companies TerraCom Inc. and YourTel America Inc. to discover all of the files. A Scripps reporter asked for an on-camera interview with the COO of TerraCom and YourTel after explaining the files were freely available online. That did not happen, but shortly thereafter the customer records disappeared from the internet. Then, the blame-the-messenger hacker accusations and mudslinging began. Although the Scripps reporters videotaped the process showing how they found the documents, attorney Jonathon Lee ...
Eight killed, 10 policemen kidnapped in Iraq's Sunni heartland
RAMADI, Iraq - Suspected Sunni Muslim militants killed four state-backed Sunni fighters in Iraq on Saturday, security sources said, apparently viewing them as collaborators with the Shi'ite-led government of a nation plagued by sectarian hatred.
Found 1 week ago on channel Reuters
Car Bomb Kills at Least 4 in Libya
A car explosion on a busy street in Benghazi stirred new anger at the failure of the transitional government to fill the security vacuum left by the ouster of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.