Friendswood Police Activity: Aug. 7-14, 2016

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Reckless driver reported on Fortson Compton Road

Deputy Joe McGuffin responded to the middle school who reported that while she was stopped in traffic about 7:30 a.m. when a black Isuzu came up behind her, forcing her into the ditch to avoid a rear-end collision. Full story

Sailor sentenced to one year for taking photos of nuclear submarine

A U.S. Navy submariner accused of photographing his ship’s secret nuclear propulsion system was sentenced to one year in prison followed by six months of home confinement Friday in a case critics say illustrates a double standard in the way high and low government employees are treated for mishandling classified information. Full story

Snowden documents 'show NSA leak is real'

Previously unpublished documents released by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden confirm that some of the spy agency’s top-secret code has been leaked or hacked, The Intercept reported Friday. The online news site’s editors include journalists that worked with Snowden to publicize his notorious 2013 NSA leak revealing the extent of government snooping on ...

Behind the Scenes With Hackers Who Get Paid to Find Bugs

From toys and vacuum cleaners to even government records, we’re now living in a world where the majority of the items we rely upon are hackable. Full story

Foil A Security Breach Without Firewall Protection – Neuter The “Golden Goose Server”

Famed Techie Launches , Announcing Hop Sphere Radius Capability limiting devices from reaching or being reached beyond appropriate limits – even if firewall protection fails the Golden Goose must “stay in its nest” foiling a security breach (PRWeb August 18, 2016) Read the full story at Full story

National Interstate Combats Cyber Crime Losses with New Coverage Offering

RICHFIELD, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2016– National Interstate Insurance Company, a leading provider of transportation and specialty insurance, recently launched a new cyber liability and data breach response policy … Full story

Blotter: Man accused of burning ex-girlfriend’s items

Ian Lenz, the 30-year-old co-owner of Harvest House, 331 E. Hickory St, was arrested Monday afternoon and accused of setting fire to his 28-year-old ex-girlfriend’s dresser and clothes, according to Denton police spokesman Officer Shane Kizer. Full story

Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2016 Results

YORK, Pa., Aug. 18, 2016– The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. today reported operating results for its fiscal second quarter ended July 30, 2016, and reaffirmed its earnings guidance for the full year fiscal 2016.. … Full story

Banner Health faces lawsuits in wake of security breach

Banner Health is offering free help to anyone who feels their personal information may have been compromised in a recent cyberattack. Consumers are encouraged to call (855) 223-4412 with questions or go to for more information. Full story