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BOSTON, Aug 22- A cyber attack at a company that performs background checks for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security compromised data of at least 25,000 government workers, and that number could rise, an agency official said on Friday.
BOSTON, July 31- The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security warned retailers about a type of malicious software attacking point-of-sales systems, dubbed "Backoff", that it said is undetectable by most types of anti-virus software.
July 30- Two airline trade groups asked a U.S. appeals court on Wednesday to review fee increases on airplane tickets imposed by the Transportation Security Administration, saying the agency is "improperly" raising taxes on travelers and hurting carriers.
Federal security officials contacted BAE Systems in the wake of its claim that it had stopped a purported hack attack against a hedge fund.
New rules about electronics on inbound flights have sparked terror fears. Anthony Cordesman Center for Strategic and International Studies, provides perspective.
WASHINGTON, July 7- U.S. authorities have arrested a Russian man accused of hacking into American retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data from 2009 to 2011, officials said on Monday. The Secret Service arrested Roman Valerevich Seleznev, 30, on Saturday, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
Construction on the Department of Homeland Security's new headquarters has fallen behind as Congress recommends slashing its budget.
WASHINGTON, July 6- The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will not allow cellphones or other electronic devices on U.S.-bound planes at some overseas airports if the devices are not charged up, the agency said on Sunday.
BOSTON, May 20- A sophisticated hacking group recently attacked a U.S. public utility and compromised its control system network, but there was no evidence that the utility's operations were affected, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
President Obama says his administration has shared its intelligence process with the Germans, and addresses the U.S. focus to prevent terrorism.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses U.S. intelligence services, and its role in fighting terrorism.
The Department of Homeland Security advises people to avoid using the Internet Explorer browser until a security flaw is fixed. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
The bug is the first high-profile security flaw to emerge since Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows XP earlier this month.
BOSTON, April 28- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security advised computer users to consider using alternatives to Microsoft Corp's Internet Explorer browser until the company fixes a security flaw that hackers have used to launch attacks.
Authorities are looking at how a teenager got onto the tarmac of San Jose's airport and into the wheel well of a jet that flew to Hawaii.
Security researchers suspect a Russian, state-run malware known as Turla is behind attacks on government computers in Europe and the United States.
Sarj Nahal, equity strategist at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, talks about how to invest in the growing global safety and security space.
CNBC's John Harwood reports from the White House where President Obama and French President Francois Hollande are holding a joint news conference on various issues including Syria.
President Obama addresses issues with surveillance and advancing technology.
President Obama says Syria is one of his administration's highest national security priorities. He discusses the objectives of the Geneva Conference.