Category U.S. Cyber Command

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 […]

Mattis’s Pyrrhic Personnel War: SecDef Clashes With White House About Staffing The Pentagon

Mattis’s Pyrrhic Personnel War The defense secretary clashes with the White House about staffing the Pentagon. https://www.wsj.com/articles/mattiss-pyrrhic-personnel-war-1487894275 The defense secretary at a press conference in Baghdad, Feb. 20. PHOTO: ZUMA PRESS By KIMBERLEY A. STRASSEL Updated Feb. 23, 2017 7:20 p.m. ET 203 COMMENTS Every military tactician fears the Pyrrhic victory-winning a battle but losing the war. Defense […]

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 […]

Mattis Takes On The Pentagon Bureaucracy

Mattis Takes On The Pentagon Bureaucracy BY KATHERINE MCINTIRE PETERSDEPUTY EDITOR ,GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE By Read, www.defenseone.com View Original Photo by Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley AA Font size + Print Defense Secretary Jim Mattis exchanges greetings with Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, upon arriving at the Pentagon for his first […]

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 […]

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 […]

Defense Intelligence Agency Suspends LTG. (Ret.) Mike Flynn’s Security Clearance Pending A Review; Unnamed Defense Official Says

Defense Intelligence Agency Suspends LTG. (Ret.) Mike Flynn’s Security Clearance Pending A Review; Unnamed Defense Official Says  http://www.fortunascorner.com      The Associated Press, citing an unnamed Defense official who requested anonymity,  reports this morning, (February 16, 2017), that the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has suspended LTG. (Ret,.) Michael Flynn’s security clearance…pending a review.  The Defense official […]

White House Plans To Have Trump Ally Review Intelligence Agencies

White House Plans To Have Trump Ally Review Intelligence Agencies By Matthew Rosenberg, James Risen, www.nytimes.com View Original February 16th, 2017 Stephen A. Feinberg, right, a founder of Cerberus Capital Management, at the Capitol in December 2008. He is said to be in talks for a White House role examining the country’s intelligence agencies. Credit Brendan Smialowski for […]

Spies Keep Intelligence From Donald Trump On Leak Concerns

Spies Keep Intelligence From Donald Trump On Leak Concerns Decision to withhold information underscores deep mistrust between intelligence community and president https://www.wsj.com/articles/spies-keep-intelligence-from-donald-trump-1487209351 President Donald Trump speaking at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., on Jan. 21. PHOTO: OLIVIER DOULIER/PRESS POOL By SHANE HARRIS and CAROL E. LEE Updated Feb. 16, 2017 12:33 a.m. ET 1879 COMMENTS U.S. intelligence officials have […]

Analyst: “Stunning” Amount Of Classified Information Being Leaked Against Trump Administration

Analyst: “Stunning” Amount Of Classified Information Being Leaked Against Trump Administration By Chip Reid, www.cbsnews.com View Original February 15th, 2017 When the president spoke of illegal leaks of classified information, he was right, of course. “These people have committed a potential federal felony in talking to the reporters, and that ought to disturb us,” says CBS News senior […]