Category Open Source Intelligence

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 […]

Eight Basic Traits Of North Korean Propaganda

https://www.nknews.org/pro/eight-basic-traits-of-north-korean-propaganda/ 04/12/2017 NkNews: Eight Basic Traits Of North Korean Propaganda 22:02 12 April, 2017  Posted: Fyodor Tertitskiy Yesterday, April 12, 2017, 05:02:17 PM North Korean propaganda is truly one of the most well-known and unusual things we know about the country. Here in this piece, I will try to outline its basic characteristics, which show why it […]

Machines Could Soon Take Over From Humanity Warns Cambridge University;s Lord Martin Rees: The Astronomer Royal Recently Discussed The Likelihood Of Alien Life, The Growing Terrorist Threat, & His Anger Over Brexit

Machines Could Soon Take Over From Humanity Warns Cambridge University;s Lord Martin Rees:  The Astronomer Royal Recently Discussed The Likelihood Of Alien Life, The Growing Terrorist Threat, & His Anger Over Brexit   www.fortunascorner.com        Earlier this month (April 4, 2017), world renown cosmologist and astrophysicist, Lord Martin Rees, sat down for a […]

The Primer On Russia’s “Active Measures,” Its Information Warfare Strategy

The Primer On Russia’s “Active Measures,” Its Information Warfare Strategy By Paul Ratner, bigthink.com View Original April 9th, 2017 As questions swirl about Russia’s role in the 2016 Presidential elections, the old KGB strategy of “active measures” is getting a closer look. “Active measures” were subversive techniques and policies aimed at influencing people and events in foreign […]

Malware Lets A Drone Steal Data By Watching A Computer’s LED; New Threat Capable Of Breaching ‘Air-Gapped’ Systems

Malware Lets A Drone Steal Data By Watching A Computer’s LED; New Threat Capable Of Breaching ‘Air-Gapped’ Systems   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Andy Greenberg had an article with the title above, on WIRED.com’s website, February 22, 2017.  Mr. Greenberg begins:  “A few hours after dark earlier this month (Feb.), a small, quadropter drone lifted off […]

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 […]

From Fake News To Fake Opinion

http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/from-fake-news-to-fake-opinion FEBRUARY 1, 2017 From Fake News to Fake Opinion   BY BRIAN MEFFORD   A screenshot of the Center for Strategic Global Monitoring. A few weeks ago, a colleague asked why I was a part of an organization called the Center for Global Strategic Monitoring (also known as the CGS Monitor). Despite working in foreign policy […]

How Pro-Russian Propaganda Web/Social Media Sites In Europe Work

http://index.hu/belfold/2017/01/30/we_are_not_paid_agents_of_russia_we_do_it_out_of_conviction/  We are not paid agents of Russia, we do it out of conviction   DEZSŐ ANDRÁSKÖVETÉS PANYI SZABOLCSKÖVETÉS 2017.01.30. 13:57 We have found a Jobbik activist, a young communist, a Russian convicted of vandalism and a neo-Nazi among the anonymous editors of one of the best known Russian propaganda pages of Facebook, which is […]

U.S. Military Botching Online Fight Against Islamic State, Investigation Finds

U.S. Military Botching Online Fight Against Islamic State, Investigation Finds Stars and Stripes TAMPA, Fla. – On any given day at MacDill Air Force Base, web crawlers scour social media for potential recruits to the Islamic State group. Then, in a high-stakes operation to counter the extremists’ propaganda, language specialists employ fictitious identities and try […]