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Andover Teen Hacker Sentenced for Nationwide Swatting Spree

Andover Teen Hacker Sentenced for Nationwide Swatting Spree | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
Andover, MA - An Andover teen led a group of hackers in a swatting spree directed at individuals in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, and Florida.
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A scary new superbug has been found in pigs on a US farm

A scary new superbug has been found in pigs on a US farm | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
Researchers have found a rare, frightening superbug gene on a U.S. pig farm and say their discovery suggests raw meat could carry the dangerous germ.
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The Magnitude of Israel's Fires by The Numbers (21 photos)

The Magnitude of Israel's Fires by The Numbers (21 photos) | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
What are your thoughts when you see these images of Israel in flames?
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Trump opts out of getting daily intelligence briefings

Trump opts out of getting daily intelligence briefings | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON –Donald Trump has passed on the opportunity to receive daily intelligence briefings on global security threats in the two weeks since his election -- with Mike Pence stepping in instead.
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Army lashes general over anthrax debacle

Army lashes general over anthrax debacle | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
The highest-ranking officer in anthrax scandal has received career-killing discipline.
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Man arrested for plotting terror attack on Times Square

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A Brooklyn man has been busted for plotting a Nice-like attack on Times Square, according to a complaint unsealed Monday.
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NYPD ramps up Thanksgiving Day Parade security amid ISIS threat

NYPD ramps up Thanksgiving Day Parade security amid ISIS threat | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
The NYPD is ramping up its efforts to thwart lone-wolf truck attacks at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after ISIS recently called the event “an...
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Boston's Great Molasses Flood of 1919

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On January 15, 1919, Boston suffered one of history’s strangest disasters: a devastating flood of molasses.
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Man Attacks TSA Officers with Wasp Spray and Machete in New Orleans

A newly released video shows shocking footage of a New Orleans man charging at TSA officials with a machete. The video, taken March 20, 2015, shows a ma
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The most ironic thing about this massive internet attack

The most ironic thing about this massive internet attack | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
Knowing a lot about something doesn't always mean you can stop it.
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What We Know About Friday’s Massive East Coast Internet Outage

What We Know About Friday’s Massive East Coast Internet Outage | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
DNS service Dyn faces DDoS attacks.
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US students expelled over Facebook group on killing Jews, black people

US students expelled over Facebook group on killing Jews, black people | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
15 Boulder high-schoolers were part of 'Nazi-themed' chat that ADL says reflects 'hateful rhetoric' currently heard in the country
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America under siege? Clown hoaxes and reports keep rolling in

America under siege? Clown hoaxes and reports keep rolling in | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
Feedback loop: More clowns are being sighted across the country as more news organizations have chronicled sightings of clowns.
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FBI Investigating Threat Against Los Angeles Metro

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FBI Investigating Threat Against Los Angeles Metro
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Workers at CDP lab wore no respirators while handling deadly toxin

Workers at CDP lab wore no respirators while handling deadly toxin | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
The spokesman said operations with ricin instead were conducted inside a “biosafety cabinet,” a device designed to allow people to work with dangerous materials while controlling exposure.
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Joint Statement from the Department Of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Election Security | Homeland Security

Joint Statement from the Department Of Homeland Security and Office of the Director of National Intelligence on Election Security | Homeland Security | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
The U.S. Intelligence Community (USIC) is confident that the Russian Government directed the recent compromises of e-mails from US persons and institutions, including from US political organizations.
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US Navy admits data of 130,000 sailors has been stolen

US Navy admits data of 130,000 sailors has been stolen | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
The US Navy is investigating the theft of data belonging to more than 130,000 sailors seeking re-inlistment in the service.
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Tons of security: Dump trucks protect NY Thanksgiving parade

Tons of security: Dump trucks protect NY Thanksgiving parade | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
Fans of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade who come to see the soaring SpongeBob and Snoopy balloons may get a far less heartwarming sight this
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Man arrested for plotting terror attack on Times Square

Man arrested for plotting terror attack on Times Square | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
A Brooklyn man has been arrested for plotting a terror attack on Times Square and trying to join ISIS at least five times, according to a complaint unsealed Monday.
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Sources: U.S. intel warning of possible al Qaeda attacks in U.S. Monday

Sources: U.S. intel warning of possible al Qaeda attacks in U.S. Monday | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
Counterterrorism officials being told three states could be targets but credibility of the intelligence hasn’t been confirmed, sources say
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White nationalists plot Election Day show of force

White nationalists plot Election Day show of force | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
KKK, neo-Nazis and militias plan to monitor urban polling places and suppress the black vote.
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Objects of Intrigue: 16th Century Rocket Cats

Objects of Intrigue: 16th Century Rocket Cats | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
Why are these animals in a 16th century manuscript wearing jet packs? That's the mystery Mitch Fraas, Scholar in Residence at the University o
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The internet is still actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys

The internet is still actually controlled by 14 people who hold 7 secret keys | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
This sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn't: The entire internet depends on seven highly secured keys.
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Feds Seized 50TB Of Data And Arsenal Of Guns From Accused NSA Thief

Feds Seized 50TB Of Data And Arsenal Of Guns From Accused NSA Thief | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
10 guns, including an AR-style weapon, as well as 50TB in data seized during search of NSA contractor Harold T. Martin III. The former Booz Allen Hamilton contractor is expected to face espionage charges.
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Plot on Somalis in Kansas thwarted, feds say

Plot on Somalis in Kansas thwarted, feds say | EM 351 Understanding Terrorism | Scoop.it
3 men face domestic terrorism charges for an alleged plot to bomb a Kansas apartment complex occupied by Somali immigrants, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
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