Albertsons Security Breach

EUGENE, Ore. — Albertsons is alerting shoppers of a security breach that could’ve compromised credit and debit cards across the country, including its stores in Oregon. Albertsons says account numbers, expiration dates, and even cardholders names might’ve been breached between the August 27 and September 21. This is the latest in a number of security … Continue reading »

NCU Hosts Security Forum

EUGENE, Ore. — With security being a national topic because of ISIL and other terrorism groups, residents have a chance to ask and learn from local law enforcement Wednesday, Oct. 1. Northwest Christian University is teaming up with multiple law enforcement agencies to host the forum. The forum is focused on homeland defense and security, … Continue reading »

TSA Measures Scrutinize Electronics

(CNN) —  Power it up, or leave it behind. The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday that officers may ask passengers en route to the United States from overseas to turn on their electronic devices to prove they work and aren’t explosive devices. They won’t allow devices without power on board planes. The traveler may then … Continue reading »

High-Tech School Security System

  ALBANY, Ore.–  In the event of an emergency, time  is the most critical factor. Now, a high-tech security system designed to keep keep children safer could be coming to schools in Linn County. It couldn’t have come at a better time, especially after the foiled bomb threat at West Albany High School. It’s a cutting … Continue reading »

House Passes Cyber Security Bill

A controversial cyber security bill passed by the U.S. House Thursday, now rests in the hands of the Senate. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, CISPA, would allow voluntary information sharing between private companies and the government in the event of a cyber attack. If, for example, the government detects a cyber attack that … Continue reading »