Category espionage, spying

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 […]

Fox News Investigation: DoD Funded School At Center Of Federal Probes Over Suspected Chinese Military Ties

Fox News Investigation: DoD Funded School At Center Of Federal Probes Over Suspected Chinese Military Ties  By Catherine Herridge, Pamela K. Browne, Cyd Upson February 24, 2017 FoxNews.com  http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017/02/24/fox-news-investigation-dod-funded-school-at-center-federal-probes-over-suspected-chinese-military-ties.html  EXCLUSIVE: Based just four miles from the Pentagon in northern Virginia is an innocuous-sounding online school for “management and technology” – which a Fox News investigation […]

Inside The Shadowy North Korean Espionage Agencies Accused Of Killing Kim Jong-Nam

Inside The Shadowy North Korean Espionage Agencies Accused Of Killing Kim Jong-Nam news.asiaone.com View Original February 24th, 2017 SEOUL – The bizarre assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother marks a departure from the isolated country’s repertoire of overseas operations, according to experts on its opaque ruling structures. Kim Jong Nam died last week […]

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 […]

Lessons Not Learned: Viet Cong Infrastructure And The War In South Vietnam

Lessons Not Learned: Viet Cong Infrastructure And The War In South Vietnam thestrategybridge.org · by Robert J. Thompson · February 22, 2017 The Taliban resurgence jeopardizes the United States’s ability to conduct a pacification campaign in support of a foreign government. Indeed, the 2016 uptick in Taliban movement in Afghanistan mirrored that of North Vietnamese Viet Cong Infrastructure […]

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 […]

Assassination Of North Korean Dictator’s Half Brother In Malaysia — Resembles Bond Film Use Of Fast-Acting Liquid Poison In — ‘You Only Live Twice’   www.fortunascorner.com        Richard Shears and Darren Boyle write in the February 19, 2017 online edition of the Daily Mail Online, that Malaysian authorities have detained/arrested Ri Jong-chol, a […]

The Tactics Russian Intelligence Uses To Harass Foreign Diplomats

Comments by Dave Maxwell:  The 64 page report can be downloaded directly here.  https://www.teabeamet.ee/pdf/2017-en-c482143c.pdf  Thanks to the Estonians for putting this together.   We should not jettison the lessons of the Cold War and the Soviet era.  We should remember the threats our diplomats face from the Russians. The Tactics Russian Intelligence Uses To Harass Foreign […]

SPIES, SPIES EVERYWHERE: A Journey Through D.C. Espionage

SPIES, SPIES EVERYWHERE A Journey Through D.C. Espionage By Chiqui Esteban, www.washingtonpost.com View Original February 17th, 2017 1 Founding through Civil war (1790-1865) 1 Dolley Madison, first-lady spy First lady Dolley Madison established an observation post on the White House roof in 1814 to watch for the approaching British army. While fleeing to avoid capture, she saved the […]