After WannaCry Ransomware Attack, White House Calls On ‘All Companies’ for Aid

Addressing the nation this morning, Department of Homeland Security advisor Tom Bossert restated—in some cases word-for-word—the assertions in an op-ed he penned for the Wall Street Journal last night squarely blaming North Korea for the widespread ransomware attack known as WannaCry. Today he revealed DHS’s plan to…

9 More Horror Stories From People Who Had Their Electronic Devices Searched at the Border

On Monday, we looked at some of the complaints filed with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) about the treatment of travelers at the US border. People regularly have their electronic devices searched, often for no good reason at all, leading to an invasive and violating experience. And today we have more horror…

US Homeland Security Will Start Collecting Social Media Info on All Immigrants October 18th [Updated]

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expanding the kinds of information that it collects on immigrants to include social media information and search results. The new policy, which covers immigrants who have obtained a green card and even naturalized citizens, will take effect on October 18th.