Security

Voting booths at Starr Garden Rec Center at Sixth and Lombard streets.
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Paul Kurtz
May 21, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Security is always a top priority on Election Day. In Center City and South Philadelphia, there were the usual reports of clunky voting machines. But it was a much bigger problem in the 63rd Ward polling place where all the machines went down for a short time on...
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Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
May 14, 2019 - 3:29 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Intel has revealed another hardware security flaw that could affects millions of machines around the world. The chipmaker said Tuesday there's no evidence of anyone exploiting the bug outside of a research laboratory. "Doing so successfully in the real world is a complex...
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WhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets.
Nick Ansell/AP VIA cnn
May 14, 2019 - 1:00 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- WhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets. The encrypted messaging service, owned by Facebook, said Monday that it had...
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Federal prosecutors filed charges on April 1, 2019, against a woman carrying Chinese passports whom they allege illegally entered President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in late March.
Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images via CNN
April 02, 2019 - 7:21 pm
By Erica Orden, CNN (CNN) -- Federal prosecutors filed charges Monday against a woman carrying Chinese passports whom they allege illegally entered President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida in late March. The woman, Yujing Zhang, initially gained access to the property on March 30 through...
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The White House
Cliff Owen/AP
April 01, 2019 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, such as concerns about foreign influence, drug use and criminal conduct...
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A Facebook start page is shown on a smartphone in Surfside, Fla.
Wilfredo Lee/AP Photo, File
March 21, 2019 - 4:44 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company acknowledged Thursday after a security researcher exposed the lapse . By storing passwords in readable plain text, Facebook violated fundamental computer-security practices. Those call for...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
March 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you're planning a trip to Europe, you have one more thing on your to-do list. Currently, you just need a passport to travel to Europe. But starting in 2021, you'll need one more item: You'll have to fill out a form online before traveling for security and migration...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 1994 file photo, a CSX Train with spent nuclear fuel passes through Florence, S.C., on its way to Savannah River Site Weapons Complex near Aiken S.C.
Jeff Chatlosh/The Morning News via AP, File
January 30, 2019 - 10:13 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy revealed on Wednesday that it secretly shipped weapons-grade plutonium from South Carolina to a nuclear security site in Nevada months ago despite the state's protests. The Justice Department notified a federal judge in Reno that the government...
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Hours before President Donald Trump announced the reopening of the government,  TSA union leader Joe Shuker spoke at a rally at Philadelphia International Airport on the impact the shutdown has had on workers.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
January 25, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hours before President Donald Trump announced the reopening of the government — before anyone knew a deal was even in the works — morale issues were front and center among TSA workers, who rallied at Philadelphia International Airport Friday. On his drive home from...
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Call it a sign of the times: Philadelphia City Hall now has an X-ray machine and metal detector at the entrance. They went in over the holidays, but they'll get their first real test, this week, when city council gets back in session.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Call it a sign of the times: Philadelphia City Hall now has an X-ray machine and metal detector at the entrance. They went in over the holidays, but they'll get their first real test this week when city council gets back in session. City spokesman Mike Dunn says the...
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