Category Denial & Deception

4 Potential Scenarios Should War Erupt Between North & South Korea; What If NK Aims It Missiles At Japan And/Or U.S. Naval Assets

Dave Maxwell wrote that the four scenarios outlined below are “​Some interesting scenarios.​”        To these I might add (1) What if Jong-Un is assassinated from within — by his own ‘palace guard?’  Do we have any idea what might transpire if that happened.  Would China consider orchestrating a coup and/or an assassination […]

Cellphone Purchases In North Korea Up Despite Prohibitive Costs

Useful to know for intelligence collection purchases; and, in a chaotic, devolution of civil domesticity when bullets are flying.  RCP, fortunascorner.com   Cellphone Purchases Up Despite Prohibitive Costs http://www.dailynk.com/english/read.php?num=14492&cataId=nk01502 Unification Media Group  |  2017-04-28 17:09 “As Heard in North Korea” articles contain radio programming content broadcast by Unification Media Group [UMG], an independent multimedia consortium targeting North […]

Russian Intelligence Chief Says Easing Of Info War With West Not In Sight, Battle For Minds To Intensify

Moscow is steeped in this kind of ‘warfare;’ while the West isn’t even on first base.  RCP, fortunascorner.com www.rt.com April 27 2017 Russian Intelligence Chief Says Easing Of Info War With West Not In Sight, Battle For Minds To Intensify ‎ Strengthening information security is as important as increasing military capabilities, Sergey Naryshkin, Russia’s foreign […]

America’s Security Clearance System ‘Is Broken’ Former Spy Chief Says

America’s Security Clearance System ‘Is Broken’ Former Spy Chief Says www.fortunascoener.com      Joseph Marks has an April 27, 2017 article on the defense and national security website, DefenseOne.com, with the title above.  “The government’s failure thus far to fix long delays and dangerous imprecision in the government’s security clearance and vetting system is one […]

Air Force Issues Challenge To “Hack The Air Force”

Air Force Issues Challenge to “Hack the Air Force” 04/26/2017 04:10 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-145-17 April 26, 2017 Air Force Issues Challenge to “Hack the Air Force” The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its […]

Huawei, Chinese Technology Giant, Is Focus of Widening U.S. Investigation

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/26/business/huawei-investigation-sanctions-subpoena.html?em_pos=small&emc=edit_dk_20170426&nl=dealbook&nl_art=6&nlid=69714408&ref=headline&te=1&_r=0#whats-next Huawei, Chinese Technology Giant, Is Focus of Widening U.S. Investigation By PAUL MOZURAPRIL 26, 2017   A Huawei booth at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, in February. The widening inquiry in the United States puts Huawei in an awkward position at a moment when sanctions have taken on new import.CreditEric Gaillard/Reuters HONG KONG […]

A Closer Look At CIA-Linked Malware — As CIA/FBI Search For Rouge Insider

A Closer Look At CIA-Linked Malware — As CIA/FBI Search For Rouge Insider   www.fortunascorner.com         The above is the title of an article on DarkReading.com’s website, (April 24, 2017) by Kelly Sheridan.  Ms. Sheridan first reminds readers that the CIA and FBI are conducting a joint investigation to discover who leaked the […]

Outgoing CIA Lawyer Says The Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber

Outgoing CIA Lawyer Says The Top Threat Facing U.S. Is Cyber By Jenna Mclaughlin, www.stripes.com View Original April 25th, 2017 During her tenure as the CIA’s top lawyer, Caroline Krass dealt with investigations into the CIA’s enhanced interrogation programs and black sites, unrest in Ukraine and Crimea, the rise of ISIS, normalizing relations with Cuba, the Syrian […]

UN Report Reveals How North Korea Sources Missile Technology

Part of North Korea’s missile arsenal. Photo: AFP/North Korean Central News Agency arms tradeUN SanctionsAnalysis UN Report Reveals How North Korea Sources Missile Technology UN panel says member states aren’t doing enough to enforce sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear weapon program. By Bill Gertz April 21, 2017 1:24 PM (UTC+8) As the US […]

Linksys WiFi Routers Contain At Least 10 Bugs In More Than 20 Models

Linksys WiFi Routers Contain At Least 10 Bugs In More Than 20 Models   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Ali Reza writes on the April 23, 2017 website, of HackRead.com, that “IT researchers have discovered that more than 20 different Linksys’ Routers models are leaving thousands of [brand new] devices vulnerable to outside attacks [hacks].  Tao […]