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Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks

Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Kevin Mitnick, for those of you who do not recognize the name is, according to his Wikipedia bio, “an American computer [cyber] consultant, author, and hacker — best known for his high-profile 1995 arrest; […]

Second FSB Agent Arrested For Treason Revealed As Notorious Hacker

Second FSB Agent Arrested For Treason Revealed As Notorious Hacker Jan 27, 2017 — 14:00 — Update: Jan. 27 2017 — 12:33 David Whelan / Flickr Major Dmitry Dokuchaev, one of four cyber-security experts arrested by the Kremlin on charges of treason, has allegedly been revealed as an infamous Russian hacker. ADVERTISING inRead invented by […]

Beyond The Headlines: RAND’s Christopher Paul Discusses The Russian ‘Firehose Of Falsehood’

RAND Corporation www.rand.org Beyond the Headlines: RAND’s Christopher Paul Discusses the Russian ‘Firehose of Falsehood’ As part of RAND’s ongoing “Beyond the Headlines” series, researcher Christopher Paul discussed his recent study on the Russian “Firehose of Falsehood” propaganda model on Dec. 7 at the research organization’s Pittsburgh office. A massive, ingenious, and concerning campaign of […]

Why Islamic State Prefers U.S. Servers For Its Online Propaganda

“Monitoring is good, it is needed, but it is only a tactic – it does not curb the wider comprehensive strategy or the narrative and appeal of groups such as IS,” says Ali Soufan, a former FBI special agent and CEO of Soufan group, a security intelligence firm. “I disagree that these guys [IS] are […]

Pressure To Deliver Security Clearances: Federal Contractors Rewarded For Speed; ‘Shortcuts Persist…Despite Hacking Scandal

Pressure To Deliver Security Clearances:  Federal Contractors Rewarded For Speed; ‘Shortcuts Persist…Despite Hacking Scandal www.fortunascorner.com      Christian Davenport, writes in this morning’s (June 15, 2015) Washington Post, that “for years, investigators charged with vetting the backgrounds of those handle the nation’s secrets, have said they were pressured to churn through cases as quickly as possible.  […]

Officials: Second Hack Exposed Military and Intel Data

Officials: Second Hack Exposed Military and Intel Data WASHINGTON – Jun 12, 2015, 4:57 PM ET By KEN DILANIAN and TED BRIDIS Associated Press   http://bigstory.ap.org/ article/ d842d757851b4a59aca2aecf2f3199 5a/union-says-all-federal- workers-fell-victim-hackers Hackers linked to China appear to have gained access to the sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances, several U.S. […]

Did China’s Reconnaissance Of The OPM Site That Produced The Massive Cyber Security Breach Of OPM — Begin After Edward Snowden’s Time In Hong Kong?

Did China’s Reconnaissance Of The OPM Site That Produced The Massive Cyber Security Breach Of  OPM — Begin After Edward Snowden’s Time In Hong Kong?  www.fortunascorner.com        Did China begin its surveillance and reconnaissance of the U.S. Government’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM) website — after Edward Snowden’s stay in Hong Kong – May/June of 2013?  Investigative journalist […]

Digital Espionage: How Online Spying Is Like Online Dating

http://www.wsj.com/articles/BL-WB-55807 Reveal Navigation OptionsThe Wall Street Journalshow search lose Search‎ Submit Searar‎ U.S. Share June 10, 2015 7:01 PM How Online Spying Is Like Online Dating By DANNY YADRON Digital espionage is a lot like online dating: You can pretend to be someone you’re not, though your true self usually comes through. Take Israel’s apparent […]

U.S. Was Warned System Was Open to Cyber Attacks

  U.S. U.S. Was Warned of System Open to Cyberattacks By DAVID E. SANGER, JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and NICOLE PERLROTH JUNE 5, 2015 Advertisement Continue reading the main story Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Email Share Tweet Save More Continue reading the main story WASHINGTON — The inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management, which keeps […]

China Hackers Got Past Costly U.S. Computer Security With Ease

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-06/china-hackers-got-past-costly-u-s-computer-security-with-ease China Hackers Got Past Costly U.S. Computer Security With Ease by Michael A Riley June 5, 2015 — 8:35 PM EDT Share on FacebookShare on Twitter  The hackers who stole personal data on 4 million government employees from the U.S. Office of Personnel Management sneaked past a sophisticated counter-hacking system called Einstein 3, a highly-touted, […]