Category Cybersecurity

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 […]

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 […]

China Gains On The U.S. In The Artificial Intelligence Arms Race; Immediate Action Needed To Counter Enemy AI Advances; AI & The Future Of War

China Gains On The U.S. In The Artificial Intelligence Arms Race; Immediate Action Needed To Counter Enemy AI Advances; AI & The Future Of War   http://www.fortunascorner.com        John Markoff and Matthew Rosenberg had an article on the February 3, 2017 website of the New York Times, with the title above. Their article […]

Snowden Cautions Russia Against Enacting New ‘Big Brother’ Bill On Terrorism

Sputnik February 8, 2017 ‎ Snowden Cautions Russia Against Enacting New ‘Big Brother’ Bill On Terrorism A new package of Russian anti-terror bills that comes into being next year would violate privacy rights and hurt Russians, US surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden warned on Wednesday.‎ MOSCOW (Sputnik)-The legislation, which comes into force in July 2018, was […]

‘Dark Web’ Sites Hit In Cyberattack

https://www.wsj.com/articles/dark-web-sites-hit-in-cyberattack-1486484716?mod=djemCIO_h ‘Dark Web’ Sites Hit in Cyberattack Web-hosting provider Freedom Hosting II was taken down Friday and still offline as of late Monday PHOTO: DOMINIC LIPINSKI/ZUMA PRESS By ‎ ROBERT MCMILLAN Feb. 7, 2017 11:25 a.m. ET 12 COMMENTS A network of websites used by hackers and others to anonymously share information has itself been hit by a […]

Former NSA Contractor May Have Stolen 75 Percent Of The Agency’s Elite Hacking Tools — And Exposed Them To Our Enemies/SAdversaries

Former NSA Contractor May Have Stolen 75 Percent Of The Agency’s Elite Hacking Tools http://www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from Dan Goodin’s February 6, 2017 article on the website — Ars Technica.  Citing this morning’s Washington Post, Mr. Goodin writes that former National Security Agency contractor Harold T. Martin III “stole more than 50 […]

Insider Threat Special Report: Contracting At The NSA

n MENU EXPERT COMMENTARY Insider Threat Special Report: Contracting at the NSA FEBRUARY 5, 2017 | STEVEN BAY The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. SUBSCRIBE NOW STEVEN BAY FORMER CONTRACTOR, NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY Steven Bay was a contractor with Booz Allen Hamilton for nine years.  He was working on an NSA contract in […]

‘Cloaking’ Film For Windows Blacks Out The Screens Within — A Step Forward For Digital Privacy

‘Cloaking’ Film For Windows Blacks Out The Screens Within — A Step Forward For Digital Privacy   http://www.fortunascorner.com        You had to figure it was only a matter of time.  With the FBI Director, among others warning everyday Americans to cover up their laptop cameras — otherwise, you can be clandestinely seen and […]