Category Encryption

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 […]

‘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 […]

When Does A Cyber Attack Mean War? Experts Say There’s No Clear Line

Excerpt: To be clear, there is a solid – albeit imperfect – legal framework that governs how the U.S. and other countries should respond to cyberattacks. The U.N. Charter draws a distinction between actions that constitute a use of force and others that amount only to meddling in another country’s sovereign matters. Although it makes […]

Covering Your Digital Tracks: The Dark Web……Is About To Get Darker; ‘Dark Net Sites To Get New, Stealthier Applications;’ The Next Weapon Of Mass Destruction May Be Downloaded From The Internet

Covering Your Digital Tracks: The Dark Web……Is About To Get Darker; ‘Dark Net Sites To Get New, Stealthier Applications;’ The Next Weapon Of Mass Destruction May Be Downloaded From The Internet http://www.fortunascorner.com        “The Man In The Iron Mask,”  is one of the most enduring mysteries in history.  While many of the myths […]

Top 5 Free Encryption Messaging Apps To Keep Your Conversations Secure

 Top 5 Free Encryption Messaging Apps To Keep Your Conversations Secure By Denisse Moreno On 12/30/16 AT 4:06 PM http://www.ibtimes.com/top-5-free-encryption-messaging-apps-keep-your-conversations-secure-2467852 This year saw an increase in the level of security for some major messaging services, including Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. With the incoming administration headed by president-elect Donald Trump, there was even more interest in […]

‘Not The Russians’: John McAfee Talks Hacking Allegations, Cyber Security With Larry King

‘Not The Russians’: John McAfee Talks Hacking Allegations, Cyber Security With Larry King (VIDEO) Published time: 30 Dec, 2016 06:31Edited time: 30 Dec, 2016 12:49 Get short URL / YouTube AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook5.8KShare to TwitterShare to Reddit112Share to StumbleUponShare to Google+Share to Tumblr Following the release of an FBI report outlining Russia’s […]

We’re Living Through The First World Cyberwar – But Just Haven’t Called It That

We’re Living Through The First World Cyberwar – But Just Haven’t Called It That | Martin Belam The Guardian · by Martin Belam · December 30, 2016 Julian Assange, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin – destined to be key players in the first world cyberwar? Composite: Geoff Caddick/Jim Watson/Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty The job of the historian is often to […]

Facebook Buys Stolen Passwords To Keep Users’ Accounts Safe

Facebook Buys Stolen Passwords to Keep Users’ Accounts Safe Facebook is buying leaked passwords of their users from various darknet markets in an effort to ensure the safety of its users’ accounts. Facebook’s Chief of Security Alex Stamos has broken down the entire process, terming it heavy, but a necessary step in ensuring the security […]

1-Billion Yahoo Users Data Base Reportedly Sold For $300,000 On Dark Web

1-Billion Yahoo Users Data Base Reportedly Sold For $300,000 On Dark Web  www.fortunascorner.com      Mohit Kumar writes on the December 16, 2016 edition of TheHackerNews.com, that the hacker who stole Yahoo’s one billion user database in 2013, sold the entire loot for $300,000 on the Dark Web, in August, according to Andrew Komarov, Chief […]