terror

Bomb

This Is What Would Happen if Terrorists Detonated a Nuke in Washington DC

Computer run simulations are helping researchers prepare for the worst.
Matthew Gault
4.18.18
Counter-terror

UK Cops Say Visiting the Dark Web Is a Potential Sign of Terrorism

In a leaflet distributed as part of a nationwide counter-terrorism campaign, police tell citizens to be on the lookout for anyone using the dark web.
Joseph Cox
6.20.17
London Bridge

Theresa May Wants to Deprive Extremists of 'Safe Spaces Online' After London Attack

“We need to do everything we can at home to reduce the risks of extremism online.”
Ben Sullivan
6.4.17
Bitcoin

New Bill Asks Homeland Security to Investigate Whether Terrorists Use Bitcoin

Despite little evidence.
Jordan Pearson
5.19.17
Van-slay-tion barrier

Watch This Very Effective Anti-Terror Barrier Absolutely Decimate a Truck

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Ben Sullivan
5.5.17
Cyber terrorism

Inside the Site Teaching Islamic State Supporters How to Use Encryption

A 34-year-old man from Cardiff was arrested for creating videos offering cybersecurity tips that were then posted on an Islamic State supporter site.
Joseph Cox
3.31.17
uk

UK Government Sets the Stage for Wider Drone Strikes

Britain's top lawyer clarifies the laws on preemptive strikes and self defence, stating no specific evidence is needed on a target to launch an attack.
Ben Sullivan
1.12.17
Twitter

Terror Scanning Database For Social Media Raises More Questions than Answers

Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, and YouTube are joining forces to mark and take down 'content that promotes terrorism.' But who defines what that is?
Sarah Jeong
12.9.16
terror

Terror Groups Are Strapping Bombs to Cheap Consumer Drones

“They may not inflict mass casualties, but the terror and panic they could cause is really worrying."
Ben Sullivan
10.12.16
terror

ISIS's Mobile App Developers Are in Crisis Mode

The terror group's forays in social tech may prove to be a high-risk, high-cost experiment.
Rita Katz
6.3.16
Paris

Paris Is a Snapshot of Our Hot, Violent, Militarized Future

How climate change, terrorism, and the “precrime” arrest of dozens of activists are all connected at the global climate conference in Paris.
Brian Merchant
11.30.15
All in Your Head

The Most Terrifying Games Let Players Create Their Own Fear

'Allison Road,' an upcoming first-person narrative survival horror game, seeks to lock players in their heads with no discernible way out.
Brittany Vincent
10.30.15
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