Category Information Operations

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare divergentoptions.org · by Divergent Options · May 25, 2017 Brett Wessley is an officer in the U.S. Navy, currently assigned to U.S. Pacific Command. The contents of this paper reflect his own personal views and are not necessarily endorsed by U.S. Pacific Command, Department of the Navy or Department of […]

Islamic State Tested Chemical Weapons On Live Victims In Horrific, ‘Nazi-Style’ Experiments, Documents At The University Of Mosul Reveal — The World Need’s….A Judgment At Raqqa!

Islamic State Tested Chemical Weapons On Live Victims In Horrific, ‘Nazi-Style’ Experiments, Documents At The University Of Mosul Reveal —  The World Need’s….A Judgment At Raqqa! http://www.fortunascorner.com      David Burke writes in this morning’s (May 20, 2017) DailyMailOnline, that the Islamic State “conducted horrific chemical weapons experiments on live prisoners, using them as human […]

North Korean Movie Smuggler Tells All

The comment below highlighted in blue is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell. David Maxwell:  The information in this piece is dated but still illustrative and useful to understand what is happening inside north Korea.  This reinforces why we should be investing in and supporting information and influence campaigns by defectors as well as the ROK/US […]

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

In Computer Attacks, Clues Point To Frequent Culprit: North Korea

Excerpts: Security experts at Symantec, which in the past has accurately identified attacks mounted by the United States, Israel and North Korea, found early versions of the ransomware, called WannaCry, that used tools that were also deployed against Sony Pictures Entertainment, a Bangladesh Central Bank last year and a Polish bank in February. American officials […]

The Report This Evening By The Washington Post That POTUS Trump Allegedly Leaked Highly Classified Information To Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov — Appears To Be Part Of Putin’s Disinformation Campaign Designed To Undermine POTUS Trump & America — A Moscow Honey-Trap The Washington Post Fell For

The Report This Evening By The Washington Post That POTUS Trump Allegedly Leaked Highly Classified Information To Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov — Appears To Be Part Of Putin’s Disinformation Campaign Designed To Undermine POTUS Trump & America — A Moscow Honey-Trap The Washington Post Fell For http://www.fortunascorner.com      The report this evening which dominated […]

“Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, And What The Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are”

“Everybody Lies:  Big Data, New Data, And What The Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are” http://www.fortunascorner.com      The above, is the title of new book just out this week by Seth Stephens Davidowitz; and published by Harper Collins.  Mr. Davidowitz was interviewed this morning (Friday/May 12, 2017) on CNBC’s Squawk Box. […]

Cyber Thieves Now Exploiting SS7 Flaws To Hack Smartphone Two-Factor Authentication Systems; Systems That Can Secretly Track Your Movements Via Your Cellphone For Sale On The Web

Cyber Thieves Now Exploiting SS7 Flaws To Hack Smartphone Two-Factor Authentication Systems; Systems That Can Secretly Track Your Movements Via Your Cellphone For Sale On The Web www.fortunascorner.com      “Every breath you take, every move you make, move you make, every step you take…..I’ll be watching you,” are the lyrics to the 1983 song, ‘Every […]

The Dangerous Mission To Undermine North Korea With Flash Drives — Evil Personified, Can Only Be Extinguished With Terminal Authority, I.E., Guns And Bombs,By Those Who Will Open The Hearts And Minds Of The Average North Korean To A Better And More Meaningful Existence, And Future

The Dangerous Mission To Undermine North Korea With Flash Drives — Evil Personified, Can Only Be Extinguished With Terminal Authority, I.E., Guns And Bombs,By Those Who Will Open The Hearts And Minds Of The Average North Korean To A Better And More Meaningful Existence, And Future   www.fortunascorner.com        A May 8, 2017 article […]

Al Qaeda Is Stronger Now Than When Bin Laden Was Killed

     Stronger than it was before 9/11?  I question that.  And, there has been some reporting that what’s left of al-Baghdadi’s Islamic State is going to merge with al Qaeda.  Is that really viable?  What real difference will it make?  How will it change the situation on the ground?  Will they attempt to conduct […]