Monthly Archives: December 2016

Philippines May Relocate Naval Drills With U.S. To Mollify China

http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/southeast-asia/article/2058318/philippines-may-relocate-naval-drills-us-mollify-china?utm_source=edm&utm_medium=edm&utm_content=20161231&utm_campaign=scmp_today Philippines May Relocate Naval Drills With U.S. To Mollify China PUBLISHED : Saturday, 31 December, 2016, 12:28am UPDATED : Saturday, 31 December, 2016, 12:28am Reuters Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked his defence minister to move joint naval exercises with the United States away from the disputed South China Sea as Duterte tries to […]

Russian Operation Hacked A Vermont Utility, Showing Risk To U.S. Electrical Grid Security, Officials Say

Just in case you missed it here is the link to the DHS-FBI Grizzly Steppe report I sent in a previous message:  https://www.us-cert.gov/ sites/default/files/ publications/JAR_16-20296A_ GRIZZLY%20STEPPE-2016-1229.pdf Russian Operation Hacked A Vermont Utility, Showing Risk To U.S. Electrical Grid Security, Officials Say The Washington Post · by Juliet Eilperin · December 30, 2016 A code associated with the Russian […]

FBI/DHS Joint Analysis Report: A Fatally Flawed Effort

Medium · December 30, 2016 FBI/DHS Joint Analysis Report: A Fatally Flawed Effort The FBI/DHS Joint Analysis Report (JAR) “Grizzly Steppe” was released yesterday as part of the White House’s response to alleged Russian government interference in the 2016 election process. It adds nothing to the call for evidence that the Russian government was responsible for hacking the […]

The Key To Putin’s Cyber Power defenseone.com · by The Atlantic Michael McFaul, Barack Obama’s ambassador to Russia from 2012 to 2014, has a blunt assessment of the actions that his former boss took against the Russian government this week. The sanctions on Russian intelligence officers and organizations, along with the expulsion of Russian intelligence officials and closing of […]

The Fable Of Edward Snowden: As He Seeks A Pardon, The NSA Thief Has Told Multiple Lies About What He Stole & His Dealings With Russian Intelligence

The Fable Of Edward Snowden As he seeks a pardon, the NSA thief has told multiple lies about what he stole and his dealings with Russian intelligence. http://www.wsj.com/articles/the-fable-of-edward-snowden-1483143143 0:00 / 0:00 Opinion Journal Video: Investigative Journalist Edward Jay Epstein on why the American spy doesn’t deserve a presidential pardon. Photo: Reuters By EDWARD JAY EPSTEIN […]

Behind Russia’s Cyber Strategy

Behind Russia’s Cyber Strategy A 2013 article by Russian Gen. Valery Gerasimov emphasized importance of cyberwarfare http://www.wsj.com/articles/behind-russias-cyber-strategy-1483140188 ENLARGE Petro Poroshenko, president of Ukraine, which has born the brunt of Russia’s cyberattacks. PHOTO: REUTERS By NATHAN HODGE, JAMES MARSON and PAUL SONNE Dec. 30, 2016 6:23 p.m. ET 9 COMMENTS MOSCOW-Russia’s military laid out what is now seen as a […]

What If Nuclear Terrorism Was Just A Mouseclick Away? Hacking Into Future Nuclear Weapons: The U.S. Military’s Next Worry

https://fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker had a December 29, 2016 article on the defense and national security website, DefenseOne.com, with the title above.  “Future nuclear missiles may be siloed; but, unlike their predecessors, they’ll exhibit some level of connectivity to the warfighting system,” according to Werner J.A. Dahm, the Chair of the U.S. Air Force […]

How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar

“Attack ideas, not people.” – Anonymous   “It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.” – Aristotle   How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar The New York Times · by ANDREW E. KRAMER · December 29, 2016 An internet security firm in Moscow. While much about […]

‘Not The Russians’: John McAfee Talks Hacking Allegations, Cyber Security With Larry King

‘Not The Russians’: John McAfee Talks Hacking Allegations, Cyber Security With Larry King (VIDEO) Published time: 30 Dec, 2016 06:31Edited time: 30 Dec, 2016 12:49 Get short URL / YouTube AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook5.8KShare to TwitterShare to Reddit112Share to StumbleUponShare to Google+Share to Tumblr Following the release of an FBI report outlining Russia’s […]

We’re Living Through The First World Cyberwar – But Just Haven’t Called It That

We’re Living Through The First World Cyberwar – But Just Haven’t Called It That | Martin Belam The Guardian · by Martin Belam · December 30, 2016 Julian Assange, Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin – destined to be key players in the first world cyberwar? Composite: Geoff Caddick/Jim Watson/Mikhail Metzel/AFP/Getty The job of the historian is often to […]