tsa, PreCheck screening program

TSA expands PreCheck screening program to international airlines

The TSA is expanding its PreCheckscreening program to passengers on international airlines. Air Canada is the first international carrier to join the list of PreCheck carriers, which already includes several U.S. airlines.Some international airlines are reluctant to join the PreCheck carrier list because it entails upgrading their computer systems to print a PreCheck logo and embed PreCheck data in…

Homeland Security Investigations, Special Agent Matthew Malmquist

2013 mass shooting averted by Houston Homeland Security Investigations HSI special agent

Most of us don’t know how we will respond to a true crisis. Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Matthew Malmquist never has to wonder how he will respond. Assigned to Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) within the HSI Houston office, Malmquist’s quick thinking and heroic actions led to one suspect being killed immediately after shots were…

Homeland security, ice, gangs, arrests, MS-13

Homeland Security ICE arrests 638 gang members during month-long operation

WASHINGTON — More than 600 gang members and associates from 145 different gangs were arrested in 179 cities across the U.S. during Project Southbound, a month-long operation executed by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), which targeted gangs affiliated with the Sureños. The Sureños, also known as Sur 13, is a…

FBI, activate cameras , hacking, webcam

Law Enforcement can turn on your webcam without you even knowing

Without any public debate or explicit congressional authorization, US law enforcement agencies are now in the hacking business. Federal law enforcement agencies have acquired sophisticated tools which they can, and regularly do use to hack into the computers of targets, remotely enabling webcams, turning on microphones, and downloading documents and other files from the infected…