The intelligence community says it will stop collecting Americans’ phone metadata by Sunday — but wants permission to be able to continue to look through the billions of phone call records it already has for three more months as it tries to see if its replacement snooping program is working.
The FBI has roughly 1,000 active Islamic State probes inside the U.S. and new reports have revealed that at least 48 of those suspects are considered so high-risk that the bureau has deployed elite surveillance teams to track them.
The Air Force has hired civilian defense contractors to fly MQ-9 Reaper drone missions in global terrorism hot spots as part of the expansion of the military’s drone program.
A teenager accused of hacking Microsoft and the U.S. Army managed to flee his native Australia earlier this year despite being at the center of cyber investigations worldwide — a trek he said was so easy it was “scary.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said the U.S. had received information of the flight path of one of it’s jets in Syria before it was downed by Turkish forces on the border.
Visa waivers are the next likely target for a Congress trying to prevent terrorists from entering the U.S. — and a surprising bipartisan consensus is developing about the need to tighten the laws.
Philippine marines killed eight suspected sympathizers of the Islamic State group in a clash in the southern Philippines on Thursday, seizing bomb-making equipment, assault rifles and black flags, military officials said.
Ghost Sec, a group affiliated with Anonymous, the hacktivist collective, attacked a site by an Islamic State supporter found on the deep web and replaced the terror propaganda with a pharmacy ad for Viagra and Prozac.
Police say a 41-year-old Russian tourist and his 14-year-old son were flying a drone in Central Park and the father was ticketed.
Japan’s deputy defense minister met with the mayor of a southern island Thursday to seek his support for the planned deployment of hundreds of troops in the region including nearby disputed East China Sea islands.
Israel’s military says it has successfully tested an advanced surface-to-air missile that analysts believe could play a key role in securing the country’s offshore gas fields.
President Obama said it’s “understandable” for Americans to worry about terrorist attacks following the Nov. 13 killing spree in Paris by extremists of the Islamic State. And he said it’s useful for people to be “vigilant.”