Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview” that referred to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The group also released a trove of data files including about 8,000 emails from the inbox of Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton.
American embassies, military units and other U.S. interests are preparing for possible security threats related to the release of a report on the CIA’s harsh interrogation techniques at secret overseas facilities after the 9/11 terror attacks.
A Twitter account associated with the terror group ISIS has been shut down by the social network after tweets were posted calling for the assassination of Twitter employees, seemingly in response to Twitter clamping down on accounts associated with the jihadist group.
Newark Memorial High School teacher Krista Hodges came under fire over tweets that included “I already wanna stab kids” and they “make my trigger finger feel itchy.”
A school district has taken “appropriate disciplinary steps” against a Newark teacher who reportedly made threatening comments about her students on her Twitter feed.
A group of African American BART workers said they found racist, threatening graffiti on their lockers, and don’t feel safe at work.
A lockdown at an Oakland elementary school was lifted Friday morning after police determined there was not a threat from a caller who said a shooting was going to happen, a school district spokesman said.
A Suisun City teenager who was arrested after allegedly making comments on Facebook indicating that he supported Friday’s mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school posted bail Monday and was released from Solano County Jail.
An intoxicated man was arrested after shooting off a gun inside a residence, taking multiple hostages and declaring terrorist threats during a standoff with sheriff’s deputies in an unincorporated area in Sonoma County Thursday night, a sheriff’s sergeant said.
An interview with Dr. Nathan Wolfe, Professor in Human Biology at Stanford University and Director of the Global Viral Forecasting Initiative, on viruses and the threat of a viral pandemic in the future.