Category Science & Technology

North Korea May Have Been Behind Global Cyber Hack (WannaCry) Which Brought NHS To Its Knees

     If North Korea is indeed behind this attack/hack, was this a trial run in preparation for a much larger/devastating cyber attack — should hostilities break out between Washington and the West over Pyongyang’s pursuit of an  Intercontinental Ballistic Missile capable of carrying and delivering a nuclear warhead.       And, even if […]

Virtual Battlefield For Robots And Drones Developed In Russia

Virtual Battlefield For Robots And Drones Developed In Russia Military & Defense May 15, 15:27 UTC+3 A sole virtual battlefield that provides the means for testing robots and drones has been developed for the Russian Army Share 1 © Kronstadt Group press service MOSCOW, May 15. /TASS/. A sole virtual battlefield that provides the means for […]

North Korea Says Missile It Tested Can Carry Nuclear Warhead

North Korea Says Missile It Tested Can Carry Nuclear Warhead The New York Times · by CHOE SANG-HUN · May 14, 2017 People watch a television showing a graphic of a North Korean missile launch at at railway station in Seoul on Sunday. Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Monday that the missile it launched a […]

Dangerous New Version Of WannaCry Ransomware Set To Be Released By Hackers; ‘Does Not Contain “Kill Switch” Used By 22 yr.-Old Cyber Security Analyst To Shut Down Version One — Unfortunately, This Is Likely To Get Much Worse — Before It Gets Better

Dangerous New Version Of WannaCry Ransomware Set To Be Released By Hackers; ‘Does Not Contain “Kill Switch” Used By 22 yr.-Old Cyber Security Analyst To Shut Down Version One  — Unfortunately, This Is Likely To Get Much Worse — Before It Gets Better http://www.fortunascorner.com      The British newspaper, The Independent, reports that the hackers […]

Taking Stock: What The U.S. Is Learning From Europe’s Spate Of Urban Truck Attacks

Taking Stock: What The U.S. Is Learning From Europe’s Spate Of Urban Truck Attacks by Cameron Reed Journal Article |  May 14, 2017 – 1:20am http://smallwarsjournal.com/jrnl/art/taking-stock-what-the-us-is-learning-from-europe%E2%80%99s-spate-of-urban-truck-attacks Taking Stock: What the US is Learning from Europe’s Spate of Urban Truck Attacks Cameron Reed On May 4th, the US Transportation Security Administration issued an unclassified report entitled “Vehicle Ramming Attacks: […]

Mysterious Hacking Collective Known As The ‘Shadow Brokers’ Stole NSA Super Weapon, And Caused Global Cyber Attack That Is Causing Chaos In 74 Countries — Dry Run For A Much Larger, Devastating Attack? What Will al Qaeda & ISIS Take Away From This?

Mysterious Hacking Collective Known As The ‘Shadow Brokers’ Stole NSA Super Weapon, And Caused Global Cyber Attack That Is Causing Chaos In 74 Countries — Dry Run For A Much Larger, Devastating Attack?  What Will al Qaeda & ISIS Take Away From This?   http://www.fortunascorner.com        By now, all of you are probably […]

“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 […]

Today’s Defense Department Lacks Nuclear Weapons Expertise

INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY   Today’s Defense Department Lacks Nuclear Weapons Expertise  ROBERT R. MONROE  May 8, 2017  One of the precepts of leadership – in all walks of life – is that there’s nothing much worse than a person in charge who won’t take charge.   That’s where America has been for the past quarter-century as […]

New Threat To Online Banking: Hackers Exploiting SS7 Protocol Security Flaw To Steal Money From Bank Accounts

New Threat To Online Banking:  Hackers Exploiting SS7 Protocol Security Flaw To Steal Money From Bank Accounts http://www.fortunascorner.com      Jahanzaib Hassan has an article by the title above on the cyber security website, HackRead.com.  Mr. Hassan writes that customers who had mobile banking accounts with Telefonica Bank in Germany, recently had their accounts raided by […]