Category Weapons of Mass Disruption

Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’

03/17/2017 Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’ Moscow Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye Online in Russian 17 Mar 17 [Article by Leonid Orlenko: “How To Protect Against Prompt Global Strike. The Invulnerability of Strategic Nuclear Forces in a Surprise Nuclear Attack Must Be Guaranteed”] About the author: Leonid Petrovich Orlenko is […]

New Details Emerge About 2014 Russian Hack Of The State Department: It Was ‘Hand To Hand Combat’

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/new-details-emerge-about-2014-russian-hack-of-the-state-department-it-was-hand-to-hand-combat/2017/04/03/d89168e0-124c-11e7-833c-503e1f6394c9_story.html?utm_term=.7a89424b4781 New Details Emerge About 2014 Russian Hack Of The State Department: It Was ‘Hand To Hand Combat’ NSA Deputy Director Richard Ledgett answers questions during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on June 5, 2014. (Larry Downing/Reuters) By Ellen Nakashima April 3 at 11:26 AM Over a 24-hour period, top U.S. cyber defenders engaged in a pitched […]

The New Handbook For Cyberwar Is Being Written By Russia

—————————————————————————————————————— https://www.buzzfeed.com/sheerafrenkel/the-new-handbook-for-cyberwar-is-being-written-by-russia?utm_term=.mvAB7EZv6#.tixMKVJqP The New Handbook For Cyberwar Is Being Written By Russia “It’s not that the Russians are doing something others can’t do,” a US intelligence officer said. “It’s that Russian hackers are willing to go there, to experiment and carry out attacks that others countries would back away from.” Sheera Frenkel BuzzFeed News Reporter posted […]

The World On January 20, 2017: By Victor Davis Hansen

The World On January 20, 2017 March 14, 2017 3:31 pm / Leave a Comment / victorhanson by Victor Davis Hanson// National Review Red-blue tensions at home, mounting dangers abroad Most Americans are worried about our domestic crises. Obama left office after doubling the debt to $20 trillion. Near-zero interest rates over eight years have […]

Obama White House Waged Secret Cyber Campaign Against North Korea In Attempt To Sabotage Pyongyang’s Missile Tests; This Was Not The First Time The Obama Administration Used Offensive Cyber Against Pyongyang

Obama White House Waged Secret Cyber Campaign Against North Korea In Attempt To Sabotage Pyongyang’s Missile Tests; This Was Not The First Time The Obama Administration Used Offensive Cyber Against Pyongyang   www.fortunascorner.com        The Daily Mail Online and Agency France Presse (AFP) (March 4, 2017) report that “in the hopes of sabotaging […]

Experts At Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference Conclude Rouge Cyber Weapons & ‘Malware On Steroids’ That Is AI Enabled — Could Threaten Humanity In The Next Decade; Artificial Intelligence & The Future Of War

Experts At Artificial Intelligence (AI) Conference Conclude Rouge Cyber Weapons & ‘Malware On Steroids’ That Is AI Enabled — Could Threaten Humanity In The Next Decade;  Artificial Intelligence & The Future Of War    www.fortunascorner.com        Cheyenne MacDonald writes in the March 2, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online, that experts at a just concluded […]

Thermonuclear Cyber War

Thermonuclear Cyberwar Erik Gartzke Jon R. Lindsay J Cyber Secur tyw017. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cybsec/tyw017 Published: 14 February 2017 Article history Views PDF Cite Share Tools Nuclear command and control increasingly relies on computing networks that might be vulnerable to cyber attack. Yet nuclear deterrence and cyber operations have quite different political properties. For the most part, […]

The ‘Invisible’ Malware That Allows Hackers To Remotely Control ATMs: Experts Warn Software Has Already Infected At Least 140 Banks In 40 Countries Around The World

The ‘Invisible’ Malware That Allows Hackers To Remotely Control ATMs:  Experts Warn Software Has Already Infected At Least 140 Banks In 40 Countries Around The World www.fortunaascorner.com      Stacy Liberatore writes in the February 9, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online about a new technique/tool that cyber criminals are using to steal cash […]

The Cyber Security Dilemma: Where Thucydides Meets Cyberspace – Net Politics

Conclusion: In sum, all of this taken together poses a real dilemma for modern nations. They have an incentive to break in early either to conduct offense, to set up contingency plans and deterrents, and to aid their defenses. The inability for nations suffering an intrusion to divine its intentions creates the risk of misinterpretation […]

When Does A Cyber Attack Mean War? Experts Say There’s No Clear Line

Excerpt: To be clear, there is a solid – albeit imperfect – legal framework that governs how the U.S. and other countries should respond to cyberattacks. The U.N. Charter draws a distinction between actions that constitute a use of force and others that amount only to meddling in another country’s sovereign matters. Although it makes […]