As promised, Google has unveiled one of the first few steps in its fight to halt the spread of extremist and terrorist propaganda videos on YouTube. It’s called the Redirect Method, and it’s just going to get better over time.
Internet July 21, 2017
Facebook accidentally leaked sensitive user profiles of some of its content moderators to terrorist groups last year, new reports suggest. A software bug had caused the mishap, revealing personal data to groups believed to be administered by terrorists.
Security June 17, 2017
Big-name tech companies are joining forces to effectively remove terrorist propaganda online. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft will share identifiers on a database accessible to all four companies to properly flag and eventually remove terrorist material.
Internet December 6, 2016
Two years after the Boko Haram kidnapping, one of the Nigerian schoolgirls was rescued and reunited with her family. But she was not alone - she had a young. The young woman said the other schoolgirls are still in the forest.
Feature | Culture May 19, 2016
Current methods to identify terrorists are not easy or straightforward to perform. Now, scientists in Jordan have developed another method that could help recognize terrorists based on 'V for victory' signs.
Animals March 13, 2016
Officials from federal law enforcement agencies revealed on Monday that one of the shooters in the deadly San Bernardino attacks had sent messages to her Pakistani friends through Facebook expressing her support for Islamic jihad. These private messages were not disclosed during a Senate hearing.
Society December 15, 2015
Authorities say to the public that there is no real danger from the threats against the Mall of America and other US malls, but people should still stay vigilant.
Internet Culture February 24, 2015
French Interior Miinister Bernard Cazeneuve has been holding meetings with top tech companies to discuss the immediate removal of terrorist propaganda from social media and other websites.
Society February 23, 2015
The roots of terror and extremism were examined by researchers from the University of Michigan. What did they find?
Life January 21, 2015
French satirical magazine 'Charlie Hebdo' has suffered a tragic terrorist attack, but this wasn't Charlie's first run-in with violent extremists. So just what is this magazine, and why does it cause so much controversy.
Internet Culture January 8, 2015
A terror plot planned by ISIS has been foiled following raids by Australian federal and state police officers. The terrorists are believed to have planned random beheading.
Society September 19, 2014
According to a new poll, most registered voters feel less safe now than they did before the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. President Obama addressed his military plan regarding the extremists in Syria and Iraq on Wednesday night.
Internet Culture September 11, 2014
How does a 19-year-old go from average teenager to intended terrorist? The story of Shannon Conley makes for a fascinating case study.
Life July 3, 2014
Malaysia Airlines MH370 is still missing and is presumed to have crashed with 239 people on board. Has it become the victim of a terrorist attack?
Society March 9, 2014
Former Vice President Dick Cheney had disabled his heart implant's wireless functionality to protect himself against potential terrorist attacks.
Society October 22, 2013