'Night Fury': Documents Detail DHS Project to Give 'Risk Scores' to Social Media Users
Internal DHS documents reviewed by Motherboard provide more detail on a DHS plan to monitor social media for content related to terrorists, the illegal opioid trade, and foreign interference bots.
Homeland Security Uses AI Tool to Analyze Social Media of U.S. Citizens and Refugees
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is using a tool called Babel X that can link a person's Social Security number to their social media posts and location data, according to an internal CBP document obtained by Motherboard.
The Feds Are Worried Election Conspiracies Will Trigger Violence During the Midterms
The FBI and DHS issued a rare joint warning about potential lone wolf attacks inspired by election conspiracies ahead of and after the midterms.
DHS to Spend Almost $700,000 Investigating ‘Radicalization in Gaming’
Several groups are coming together to study the little understood phenomenon.
Trump Spent the Weekend Attacking the FBI Despite ‘Unprecedented’ Threats to Agents
Trump spent the weekend railing against the agency, riling up his supporters and sharing QAnon conspiracy theories.
DHS Challenge Coins Say ‘Border Patrol Lives Matter’
Challenge coins being traded in law enforcement focused Facebook Groups include appropriation of the Black Lives Matter fist and also contain an image of a Star Wars stormtrooper
Documents Show DHS Tracks Smartphones Across the Country
Recently released documents how HSI has helped local police by using location data harvested from ordinary apps.
The FBI Keeps Losing Desktop Computers
The FBI lost over 200 computers and other items such as night-vision scopes last year, according to internal records obtained by Motherboard.
4 People Including a Baby Found Frozen to Death Near US-Canada Border
A Florida man has been charged with human smuggling and is awaiting his next court appearance, while authorities in Canada and the US continue to investigate.
Big Tech Has Made Billions Off the 20-Year War on Terror
A team of researchers have published a new report detailing how Amazon, Microsoft, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have profited from the global campaign of violence.
U.S. Government Politely Asks for Volunteers To Help Process Afghan Refugees
Department of Homeland Security workers will have the opportunity to work up to 60 days supporting an "extraordinary initiative"—or not.
Biden’s DHS Secretary Says Trump Helps ‘Create a Space’ for Domestic Terrorism
“It is the most significant terrorism-related threat to our homeland right now,” Secretary of Homeland Security told VICE News in an exclusive interview.