The UK's Ministry of Defence (MoD) is doling out millions of dollars for research pertaining to hacker culture and the impact social media has in moments of crises.

Harmless items of luggage positioned in the shape of an explosive device led to the evacuation of Scotland’s busiest airport, it has emerged.

Tunisia is preparing to replace its controversial anti-terror law with new measures.

UK surveillance agencies spied on communities inside online games including 'World Of Warcraft' in an effort to keep tabs on potential terrorist cells.

A anti-terror law labelled ‘draconian’ by human rights activist has been adopted by the council of ministers headed by Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud which provides for extreme punishment for people involved in aiding and abetting terror crimes.

A judge has ruled that the US National Security Agency's (NSA) gathering of Americans' phone records is likely unlawful.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton admitted in her interview for the BBC that Washington is worried over the scale of the UK coalition government’s planned spending cuts on defence.

Britain is seeking a formal process of dialogue with China on cyber-security, to address concerns over issues like hacking, industrial espionage, disruption of services and invasion of privacy.

Former Union Home Secretary K Padmanabhaiah has stressed the need for effective co-ordination between different wings of the police department to tackle terrorism, as he suggested the need to develop an anti-terrorism manual.

The government is proposing to set aside around £4.8 million pounds to enhance counter-terrorism capabilities in Pakistan and northern Somalia.

Afghanistan's president said he backs a security deal with the United States but told a gathering of elders that if they and parliament approve the agreement it should be signed after next spring's elections.

Fears are growing that British extremists fighting alongside al Qaida in Syria could pose a terrorist threat when they return home.

A terror suspect who escaped surveillance by changing into a burka on a visit to a mosque is being hunted by counter-terrorism officers.

Smartphones and tablets have reportedly been banned from Cabinet Office meetings, apparently in response to spying fears.

The National Intelligence and Security Service and Federal Police Joint Counter-terrorism Taskforce says it has reliable evidence indicating the terrorist Alshbaab and terror groups assisted by the Eritrean regime are preparing to carry out a terror attack in various parts of Ethiopia.

Convicted computer hackers could be recruited to the UK’s new Joint Cyber Reserve Unit if they pass security vetting, the head of the unit Lt Col Michael White told Susan Watts on BBC’s Newsnight.