Minority Report Version 2008

The US Department of Homeland Security wants to improve safety by reading your thoughts. Nice concept except that it can easily be defeated by terrorists finding a patsy who will obviously pass the "hostile thoughts" test.
Schneier's Blog Entry on Thoughtcrime
New Scientist's Original Story

Brits happy to hand over password details for £5 gift voucher

This story outlines what security professionals have been saying for a while: security is not just a technology problem, it's also (and really) a people problem. You may have the strongest Single Sign On (SSO) technology in the world, but if your users willingly hand over passwords, security goes out the window.
Brits happy to hand over password details for £5 gift voucher • The Register

And now... Clickjacking!

The whole world is waking up to the insecurities of today's browser applications... it will take a while before we can ever feel safe again. Time to dust off those old text-based browsers; lynx me up to the Internet.
Clickjacking: Researchers raise alert for scary new cross-browser exploit | ZDNet.com

Foreign Travel Threat Assessment - A must know for every security professional

A US Homeland Security memo called "Foreign Travel Threat Assessment: Electronic Communications Vulnerabilities" has made its way into the public light of the Internet. The importance of this document stems from information security best practices for travelers going abroad. None of the recommendations are new or surprising, but instead reinforce the need for governments and companies to be vigilant with the data entrusted to them and provide their employees with tools and education on how to avoid leaking sensitive data. Step 1 - leave your data at home or at the office.
Leaked Homeland Security doc warns of data threats | Tech News on ZDNet