Hacker Seizes Control of 20 Percent of Dark Web

An Anonymous affiliated hacker took control of more than 20% of the dark web. The hack exposed more than 10,000 of the dark web’s secrets. The hack was initiated after the hacker discovered that the service was hosting child pornography websites. The dark web hosts many of the internet’s most criminal websites, including those featuring child pornography, gun and drug sales, and assassins-for-hire. The hacker … Continue reading Hacker Seizes Control of 20 Percent of Dark Web

Baltimore city should remain calm despite acquittal

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2016 — The acquittal of Baltimore Police officer Edward Nero has outraged supporters of Freddy Gray. However, the ruling rightly exonerates Nero and keeps the finger of accountability pointed at the true culprits. Baltimore Judge Barry Williams acquitted Nero after he waived his right to a jury trial. Nero was charged with second-degree intentional assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office for his … Continue reading Baltimore city should remain calm despite acquittal

Classified pages of 9/11 Report facing intense scrutiny

President Obama is scheduled to leave on a trip to Saudi Arabia this week and continues to face an issue that has gone unresolved since the 9/11 attacks. The question currently being asked is whether Saudis play some role in supporting the hijackers responsible for the attacks. The 28-pages included in an in-depth review of the 9/11 attacks, are sealed behind a locked vault in … Continue reading Classified pages of 9/11 Report facing intense scrutiny

9 former Gitmo detainees sent to Saudi Arabia

Defense Department officials announced that nine Guantanamo detainees were transferred to Saudi Arabia on Saturday. The detainees are originally from Yemen but could not be released earlier because of violence and political instability in Yemen. Eight were cleared for release from Gitmo since at least 2010, and one was approved for release by a review board last year. The transfer, which brings the number of … Continue reading 9 former Gitmo detainees sent to Saudi Arabia

CIA chief tosses out use of waterboarding

CIA Director John Brennan says he will no longer use waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation” tactics. Brennan spoke to NBC News saying, “I will not agree to carry out some of these tactics and techniques I’ve heard bandied about because this institution needs to endure.” Trump said the technique, considered torture under international law, and other methods he characterized as “a hell of a lot … Continue reading CIA chief tosses out use of waterboarding

Data breach at UC Berkeley affecting 80K

UC Berkeley officials are investigating a data breach that affected a system that contained personal data including social security numbers and bank information of more than 80,000 students, employees and alumni. No evidence exists that shows anyone accessed or used any of the information but Berkley continues the investigation. The data breach occurred in December but was made public on Friday. The breach occurred when … Continue reading Data breach at UC Berkeley affecting 80K

Texas now allows guns inside mental hospitals

As Texas rang in 2016, Texans gained the ability to openly carry firearms into state mental health facilities. Visitors to one of Texas’ 10 state mental health hospitals will be allowed to openly carry weapons into the facilities. Employees and patients will still be barred from bringing in weapons. Hospitals on Friday began pulling down signs banning guns at its facilities and posted new signs … Continue reading Texas now allows guns inside mental hospitals