Articles by Eric Markowitz

Eric Markowitz is an award-winning journalist and the senior writer at the International Business Times. He covers technology, crime, and police. More information can be found on his website, 


Brussels Remains On Highest Terror Alert

Belgian police sought suspected terrorist Salah Abdeslam in Brussels as the country’s prime minister's ordered the highest level of terror alert to continue into Monday.

Drones Are A Hit At Paris Police Expo

Drones that watch, fire tear gas canisters or even fire bullets are on display at the Milipol police expo in Paris. So, too are anti-drone devices.

Prison Phone Hack Called An Inside Job

Securus Technologies, a prison technology company, blames a rogue employee -- not outsiders -- for a data breach that exposed 70 million inmate phone calls.
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A Personal Prison Call To Action

In an exclusive interview with IBT, FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn recalls the very personal reason she made it her cause to regulate prison phone calls.

FCC Calling Out Jail Phone Providers

Today, regulators will force companies to lower the rates they charge inmates and their families. But the companies won't go down without a fight. 

5 Killed in Helicopter Crash Near Kabul

A helicopter crash near a NATO base in Kabul has been ruled an accident. The incident killed five members of a NATO-led advisory unit and injured five more.

MRSA Infections Plague Pro Football

New York Giants tight end Daniel Fells might lose his foot because of MRSA, a bacterial infection, but he’s hardly the first NFL player to get sick from the infection.