The Coast Guard is detecting a new trend among high-seas narco smugglers

US Customs and Border Patrol Since June, Coast Guard vessels patrolling the US’s southern approaches have stopped seven low-profile smuggling vessels — stealthy ships that ride low in the water to spirit illicit cargos from South America to Mexico and the US. Akin to self-propelled semi-submersibles used by smugglers for the same purpose, low-profile vessels […]

Facebook is now better at detecting fake accounts

Facebook has incorporated some technical changes to its website that make it easier to address one of its biggest problems: spam accounts. According to a blog post by Protect and Care Team manager Shabnam Shaik, the social network can now detect fake accounts more effectively, even ones that may look authentic. The company’s upgraded systems […]