Category Weapons of Mass Disruption

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Bill Gertz had an article with the title above in the Wednesday, May […]

Cyber Hackers Have Re-Purposed A Second Stolen Classified U.S. Cyber Weapon & Have Made It Available On The Dark Web; Uiwix Believed To Be Much More Dangerous Than WannaCry — ‘U.S. Not Ready For Cyber Pearl Harbor’

Cyber Hackers Have Re-Purposed A Second Stolen Classified U.S. Cyber Weapon & Have Made It Available On The Dark Web; Uiwix Believed To Be Much More Dangerous Than WannaCry — ‘U.S. Not Ready For Cyber Pearl Harbor’ www.fortunascorner.com      In the aftermath of the ‘success; of the cyber worm, WannaCry, the Financial Times is […]

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 […]

How U.S. Dodged A Bullet In Friday’s Massive Global Ransomware Attack

How U.S. Dodged A Bullet In Friday’s Massive Global Ransomware Attack By Elizabeth Weise And Mike Snider , Usa Today, www.usatoday.com View Original May 15th, 2017 File photo taken in 2017 shows employees monitoring possible “WannaCry” ransomware cyberattacks at the Korea Internet and Security AgencyPhoto by: KISA SAN FRANCISCO — The massive WannaCry ransomware attack has hit […]

The United States Is Not Ready For A Cyber-Pearl Harbor

The United States Is Not Ready For A Cyber-Pearl Harbor By James Stavridis, foreignpolicy.com View Original May 15th, 2017 On May 12, the world witnessed a day that won’t exactly live in infamy but certainly should have a concentrating effect as we collectively grapple with the challenges of cybersecurity. Using a tool set that was “released into […]

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 […]

Small Countries’ New Weapon Against Goliaths: Hacking

Small Countries’ New Weapon Against Goliaths: Hacking FireEye, a company that deals with large network breaches, said it had watched a Vietnamese group known as OceanLotus target foreign companies since at least 2014. Credit Beck Diefenbach/ReutersPhoto by: Beck Diefenbach/Reuters In a 2014 blog post, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit advocacy group in California, documented what […]

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 […]

To Curb North Korea, Target Its Cyber Arsenal

Thousands of North Korean tech workers, hackers and cyber criminals operate on Chinese soil, where they benefit from China’s superior bandwidth and network capability, according to a recent long-term study. | Getty To Curb North Korea, Target Its Cyber Arsenal, Experts Say By MARTIN MATISHAK 05/15/17 05:02 AM EDT https://www.politicopro.com/cybersecurity/story/2017/05/to-curb-north-korea-target-its-cyber-arsenal-experts-say-156808 The U.S. should explore another potential […]