Twenty-three Texas towns have been struck by a "coordinated" ransomware attack, according to the state's Department of Information Resources.
For the past 15 years, small groups of special operations troops from the United States and Latin America have met each year for a tactical competition while their senior leaders traded lessons learned and developed better ways to provide security, counter narcotics trafficking and handle disaster response across U.S. Special Operations Command-South.
... Through A 'Reverse Location' Search Warrant
Law enforcement authorities in New York are joining a nationwide trend to push Google to share phone data on anyone using its location tracking services near the time and scene of a crime. The technique uses a type of search warrant known as a "reverse location" or "geofence" warrant, which gives authorities location information on Google users who have Android phones or use apps, such as Google Maps. From this bucket of data, law enforcement then try to figure out which phones may be tied to suspects or possible witnesses.
A federal appeals court has ordered the release of sealed court records pertaining to billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's alleged sex ring -- spelling a victory for the victims, whose lawyers said the documents will prove Epstein trafficked underage girls to his famous friends. read more
In a 5-4 decision along traditional conservative-liberal ideological lines, the Supreme Court ruled that partisan redistricting is a political question, not reviewable by federal courts and can't judge if extreme gerrymandering violates the constitution.