By Jim Finkle
CAMBRIDGE Mass. (Reuters) – A U.S. writer freed this week after being held captive for two years by Syrian insurgents on Wednesday thanked those who had worked for his release and said he was emotionally overwhelmed by his welcome home.
Peter Theo Curtis, who was held by Nusra Front, al Qaeda’s official wing in Syria, said he had no idea while he was imprisoned that there had been hundreds of people around the world pushing for his release.
Coin:”We promise to do better with our transparency and updates to backers. We promise to keep working hard to deliver you a great product.”
Coin also says it will increase the number of Coin beta devices by 50% ( from original plan ) to 15,000
Coin apologizes for delay in email to early backers who had paid $55. Says plans nationwide Coin Beta for no cost to Coin Beta Backers.
Upgraded firmware on Sony DVD player (which advised me to do so). Now I’m wondering about status of thermostat, router, other misc IoT gear
BOSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday.
The breach at Falls Church, Virginia-based US Investigations Services (USIS) exposed highly personal information of workers at the Department of Homeland Security’s headquarters as well as its U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and U.S. Customs and Border Protection units, two officials familiar with the investigation into the breach told Reuters.
BOSTON (Reuters) – A cyber attack at a company that performs background checks for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security compromised data of at least 25,000 government workers, and that number could rise, an agency official said on Friday.
The official told Reuters that DHS plans to notify approximately 25,000 employees that they may be “impacted” by the computer breach at Falls Church, Virginia-based US Investigations Services (USIS) over the coming days.