Category Cyber War

Massive Bug May Have Leaked User Data From Millions Of Sites……..So, Change Your Passwords

Massive Bug May Have Leaked User Data From Millions Of Sites……..So, Change Your Passwords www.fortunascorner.com      That’s what Lily Hay Newman wrote on WIRED.com’s website, February 24, 2017.  She writes that “CloudFlare, which provides a variety of performance and security services to millions of websites, revealed late Thursday that a bug had caused it […]

Russia Military Acknowledges New Branch: Info Warfare Troops

Excerpts: Declaring the formation of the dedicated information warfare troops, Shoigu noted that “propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient.” He wouldn’t describe the troops’ mission. Retired Gen. Vladimir Shamanov, the head of defense affairs committee in the lower house of parliament, was equally vague, saying that the information warfare troops’ task is to “protect […]

Thermonuclear Cyber War

Thermonuclear Cyberwar Erik Gartzke Jon R. Lindsay J Cyber Secur tyw017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cybsec/tyw017 Published: 14 February 2017 Article history Views PDF Cite Share Tools Nuclear command and control increasingly relies on computing networks that might be vulnerable to cyber attack. Yet nuclear deterrence and cyber operations have quite different political properties. For the most part, […]

Former Secretary Of Defense Carter Outlines The Future Of Warfare

Concluding Q&A: At heart, you’re a scientist. What is your advice to all the scientists concerned about the direction this White House is taking the country? Again, it’s very early. It’s very difficult to discern what the direction is. I’d encourage people to keep heart and to remember that we’ve been around for 241 years […]

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute

The Wars of Today And Tomorrow: A Conversation With Douglas Lute  Feb 18, 2017  GSSR  Europe, In The News, International Security, Military & Defense  0 http://georgetownsecuritystudiesreview.org/2017/02/18/the-wars-of-today-and-tomorrow-a-conversation-with-douglas-lute/ By: Will Chim, Reporter Photo Credit: United States Institute of Peace (USIP) This month, the United States Institute of Peace hosted a discussion event with Douglas Lute to discuss “the wars of today and tomorrow”. […]

A Glimpse Of Warfare’s Future, Today

David Maxwell’s comments are below and highlighted — before the actual article. The article referenced in this piece can be downloaded from the Prism web site at this link (note that this edition of Prism is all about SOF)  http://cco.ndu.edu/PRISM-6-3/Article/1020215/reaching-forward-in-the-war-against-the-islamic-state/ The article was written by Majors Christopher Thielenhaus and Eric Roles, both Special Forces officers at […]

Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How A Group Of Russians Tilted A Dutch Vote

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/16/world/europe/russia-ukraine-fake-news-dutch-vote.html?emc=edit_ee_20170217&nl=todaysheadlines-europe&nlid=67920603 Fake News, Fake Ukrainians: How a Group of Russians Tilted a Dutch Vote By ANDREW HIGGINS FEB. 16, 2017 Photo Harry van Bommel, a left-wing member of Parliament, in his office in The Hague. He used a “Ukrainian team” that actually included Russians in an effort to influence a Dutch referendum last year on a […]

Howard Baker’s Words And The Flynn Controversy

Excerpt: Now there is the question of why, after Trump learned from his counsel on Jan. 26, did it take him until late evening of Feb. 13 to fire him. One answer: The Washington Post published a story on the morning of Feb. 13 about the Justice Department informing the White House about the substance […]

BREAKING News: Russia Considering Handing Snowden Over To The U.S. To Curry Favor With POTUS

To ensure delivery to your inbox add email@mail.nbcnews.com to your contacts | View in browser Feb 10, 2017 EXCLUSIVE: Russia is considering handing Snowden over to U.S. to ‘curry favor’: U.S. official A former top U.S. official warns that if the U.S. accepted the ‘gift’ of Snowden, who’s been living in Russia since 2013, it […]

The ‘Invisible’ Malware That Allows Hackers To Remotely Control ATMs: Experts Warn Software Has Already Infected At Least 140 Banks In 40 Countries Around The World

The ‘Invisible’ Malware That Allows Hackers To Remotely Control ATMs:  Experts Warn Software Has Already Infected At Least 140 Banks In 40 Countries Around The World www.fortunaascorner.com      Stacy Liberatore writes in the February 9, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online about a new technique/tool that cyber criminals are using to steal cash […]