Category Encryption

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary]

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary] By Scott Shackelford, fifthdomain.com View Original April 18th, 2017 Photo Credit: kirill_makarov via shutterstock.com Large-scale cyberattacks with eye-watering statistics, like the breach of a billion Yahoo accounts in 2016, grab most of the headlines. But what often gets lost in the noise is how often small and medium-sized organizations find themselves under attack. In […]

North Korea Shut Down Cellphone Network Twice On Saturday

Dave Maxwell asks:   Hmmm… did north Korea expect a cyber attack through its cell phone net work? North Korea Shut Down Cellphone Network Twice On Saturday Chad O’Carroll By Read More Articles, www.nknews.org View Original April 18th, 2017 North Korean authorities turned off the nation’s Koryolink cellphone network twice last Saturday as part of tight security […]

Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’

03/17/2017 Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’ Moscow Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye Online in Russian 17 Mar 17 [Article by Leonid Orlenko: “How To Protect Against Prompt Global Strike. The Invulnerability of Strategic Nuclear Forces in a Surprise Nuclear Attack Must Be Guaranteed”] About the author: Leonid Petrovich Orlenko is […]

Kaspersky Links North Korean IP Address To Lazarus

Excerpt:   Linking Lazarus to North Korea has proved elusive, and evidence has been mostly circumstantial. But in its latest research, Kaspersky Lab has turned up the strongest link yet to the isolated nation. The research was unveiled on April 4 at its annual security summit, which is being held this year in St. Maarten. […]

New Details Emerge About 2014 Russian Hack Of The State Department: It Was ‘Hand To Hand Combat’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/new-details-emerge-about-2014-russian-hack-of-the-state-department-it-was-hand-to-hand-combat/2017/04/03/d89168e0-124c-11e7-833c-503e1f6394c9_story.html?utm_term=.7a89424b4781 New Details Emerge About 2014 Russian Hack Of The State Department: It Was ‘Hand To Hand Combat’ NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett answers questions during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on June 5, 2014. (Larry Downing/Reuters) By Ellen Nakashima April 3 at 11:26 AM Over a 24-hour period, top U.S. cyber defenders engaged in a pitched […]

China Pivots Its Hackers From Industrial Spies To Cyber Warriors

China Pivots Its Hackers From Industrial Spies To Cyber Warriors APRIL 2, 2017 | LEVI MAXEY www.thecipherbrief.com View Original April 2nd, 2017 China continues to deploy military equipment to contested islands in the South China Sea, raising concerns among regional players and U.S. forces stationed in the Pacific. A Chinese government strategy document published last month by China’s state-owned […]

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade To Stop The A.I. Apocalypse

Long, but interesting read.   Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade To Stop The A.I. Apocalypse By Maureen Dowd, www.vanityfair.com View Original January 2nd, 2014 PROPHET MOTIVE Elon Musk, co-founder of Tesla and OpenAI, inside part of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, in Cape Canaveral, Florida, 2010.Photograph by Jonas Fredwall Karlsson.Photo by: Photograph Jonas Fredwall Karlsson I. Running Amok […]

Dark Web Vendor Selling Allegedly Selling One Million Decrypted Gmail & Yahoo Accounts

Dark Web Vendor Selling Allegedly Selling One Million Decrypted Gmail & Yahoo Accounts   http://www.fortunascorner.com        The website, DarkWebNews posted an article on March 23, 2017, with the title above.  DarkWebNews writes that “a vendor going by the pseudonym “SunTzu583,” on a dark web marketplace is allegedly selling over one million decrypted Yahoo […]

Islamic State Released A Detailed Guide For ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorists Wanting To Stab Police Officers More Than 3 Months Ago…..And, It Is Still Available On The Internet/Worldwide Web

Islamic State Released A Detailed Guide For ‘Lone Wolf’ Terrorists Wanting To Stab Police Officers More Than 3 Months Ago…..And, It Is Still Available On The Internet/Worldwide Web   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Ian Gallagher had an article on the Daily Mail Online’s website (March 25, 2017), which will no doubt make some people’s blood boil. […]

This Clever ‘Double Agent’ Digital/Cyber Attack Turns Antivirus Into Malware; Even Measures Like A System Reboot,Won’t Eliminate A DoubleAgent Attack.

This Clever ‘Double Agent’ Digital/Cyber Attack Turns Antivirus Into Malware; Even Measures Like A System Reboot,Won’t Eliminate A DoubleAgent Attack.   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Lily Hay Newman had an online article last week, (March 23, 2017), on WIRED.com’s website.  Build a digital mousetrap, and the digital mice will eventually find a way around it. […]