SECURITY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SECURITY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) UHP solves mystery of how bloody drunk man got inside Capitol http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351471-78/security-door-building-capitol.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58351471-78/security-door-building-capitol.html.csp">UHP solves mystery of how bloody drunk man got inside Capitol</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-29T13:31:11.1-06:00">Updated Aug 29, 2014 01:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Capitol’s executive office building normally is locked and secure, so Utah Highway Patrol troopers on Friday were briefly mystified about just how a bloodied drunk man ended up inside. UHP Sgt. Todd Royce said the “breach of security” was discovered about 4:30 a.m. Friday when a janitor came upon the 24-year-old Layton man, lying semi-conscious near a stairwell in the sixth floor lobby of the State Office Building. Troopers, who are charged with security of the Capitol grounds, didn’t g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58351471@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:31:11 MDT U.S. plan would allow troops in Afghanistan past end of year http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336218-68/agreement-dempsey-security-afghanistan.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336218-68/agreement-dempsey-security-afghanistan.html.csp">U.S. plan would allow troops in Afghanistan past end of year</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LOLITA C. BALDOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 09:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kabul, Afghanistan • The Pentagon has developed plans that would allow American forces to remain in Afghanistan beyond the end of the year if the contested presidential election drags on and a security agreement isn’t signed soon, the top U.S. military officer said Monday. Shortly before landing in Kabul for a visit, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, told reporters accompanying him on the trip that under optimal circumstances the U.S. would need about 120 days to pull a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583362182014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T21:38:02.903-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58336218@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 21:38:02 MDT After Sunni mosque attack, bombings kill 42 in Iraq http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58329677-68/attack-sunni-baghdad-government.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58329677-68/attack-sunni-baghdad-government.html.csp">After Sunni mosque attack, bombings kill 42 in Iraq</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SINAN SALAHEDDIN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and VIVIAN SALAMA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-23T21:21:07.087-06:00">Updated Aug 23, 2014 09:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BAGHDAD • Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 42 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid a fragile political transition. In oil-rich Kirkuk, long disputed by Baghdad and the Kurdish regional government, three bombs went off in a crowded commercial district, killing 31 people and wounding dozens, Kirkuk deputy police chief Tarhan Abdel-Rahman said. One wi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58329677@www.sltrib.com Sat, 23 Aug 2014 21:21:07 MDT U.S. retailers are warned about hacking software http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326798-79/software-hackers-retailers-backoff.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326798-79/software-hackers-retailers-backoff.html.csp">U.S. retailers are warned about hacking software</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALICIA A. CALDWELL and JEFF HORWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T18:11:02.312-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 06:11PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • More than 1,000 U.S. retailers could be infected with malicious software lurking in their cash register computers, allowing hackers to steal customer financial data, the Homeland Security Department said Friday. The government urged businesses of all sizes to scan their point-of-sale systems for software known as “Backoff,” discovered last October. It previously explained in detail how the software operates and how retailers could find and remove it. Earlier this month, United Parce...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583267982014-08-22T18:11:02.312-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T18:11:02.312-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58326798@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:11:02 MDT Letter: Take Internet security seriously http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319199-82/stolen-information-internet-password.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58319199-82/stolen-information-internet-password.html.csp">Letter: Take Internet security seriously</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-21T16:33:02.449-06:00">Updated Aug 21, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I just changed my password again. The new standard is something like a 12-digit random number with capitals, numbers and symbols. This is required to prevent thieves from stealing my information or getting into my account. Here’s the rub. Try logging into an account with a incorrect password three times and you are immediately locked out and have to call the company with a complete list of information to get reinstated. So now I am required to remember these insane passwords to protect myself, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58319199@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:33:02 MDT Washington Post: Don’t pass ‘coup clause’ with a national security waiver http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309173-82/administration-congress-national-security.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58309173-82/administration-congress-national-security.html.csp">Washington Post: Don’t pass ‘coup clause’ with a national security waiver</a></h4>