Michael Mccaul

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 Police fire tear gas to clear pro-democracy protesters in the Sham Shui Po district of Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Anthony Kwan/Getty Images

Prominent US lawmakers from both parties are voicing their support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, and some have called for President Donal(...)

Austin police chief Brian Manley briefing the media on  Wednesday in the Austin suburb of Round Rock, Texas. Photograph:  Eric Gay/AP

A man suspected of being the bomber behind a series of explosions across central Texas blew himself up as a swat team approached, police have confirme(...)

The weaponisation of information: Wars once fought on land, at sea and in the air are now being fought online.

Welcome to the age of weaponised information. As if you didn’t have enough to worry about, your smartphone and other connected devices could threaten (...)

John Lithgow warming up  the  40,000 cyber security professionals at the RSA Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday.

“Imagine a hacked planet. Imagine how the earth would be without security. The privacy we take for granted falls away. We can keep no secrets. No exch(...)

Michael McCaul, citing Russian and Chinese hacking, said it was clear to him that adversaries were turning digital and overtaking defences.

Democracy itself is at risk from cyberattacks, 40,000 security professionals at the world’s largest cybersecurity event have been told. Michael McCau(...)

President-elect Donald Trump following his meeting with Mitt Romney at the weekend. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

President-elect Donald Trump, working to fill administration positions ahead of his inauguration on January 20th, was scheduled to hold talks in New (...)

Pope Francis arrives to lead the weekly general audience in Saint Peters Square last week. Photograph: Alessamdro Di Meo/EPA

US authorities arrested a 15-year-old last month for allegedly plotting an Islamic State-inspired attack that targeted Pope Francis, according to ABC (...)

 Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi: ordered his country’s security forces not to abandon their positions in Anbar province to the militants. Photograph: EPA/Alaa Al-Shemaree

A purported message from the Islamic State group yesterday claims it holds entire city of Ramadi after Iraqi forces fled. The message came after Iraq’(...)

Bob Gordon (left) and Bob Butler paint crosses they placed in front of 16 American flags as they build a memorial in front of Central Christian Disciples of Christ church for the victims of the shooting at Fort Hood on April 3rd, 2014 in Killeen, Texas. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The soldier who killed three people and wounded 16 at the Fort Hood military post in Texas on Wednesday before turning the gun on himself had visit(...)

Luci Hamlin and her husband, army specialist Timothy Hamlin, wait to get back to their home on base at Fort Hood, Texas, yesterday, after four people died and 16 were injured when a gunman opened fire at the US military base there. Photograph: Austin American-Statesman/Deborah Cannon/Reuters

The commander of the Fort Hood Army base in Texas identified the soldier suspected of shooting dead three people and wounding 16 on yesterday a(...)

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