Monthly Archives: May 2017

Shadow Brokers Launch Zero-Day Exploit Subscriptions For $21K Per Month; Act Of Desperation?, Shot In The Digital Dark?

Shadow Brokers Launch Zero-Day Exploit Subscriptions For $21K Per Month; Act Of Desperation?, Shot In The Digital Dark?   https://fortunascorner.com        Swati Khandelwal writing on the May 29, 2017 edition of The HackerNews.com, that “the infamous hacking group, the Shadow Brokers, is back with more information on how to subscribe, and become a […]

War Without Fear: DepSecDef Work On How Artificial Intelligence Changes The Battlefield

Conclusion: “It’s very hard to control autonomy, not because it’s wild or because it wants to be free, (but because) we’re creating these complex, adaptive technological systems,” Sandberg said. Indeed, the most powerful and popular way to make an AI currently is not to program its intelligence line-by-line, but to create a “learning machine” and […]

Iranian-Backed Forces Amassing Near U.S. Training Base In Syria

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/may/30/iranian-backed-forces-amassing-near-us-training-ba/?utm_source=onesignal&utm_campaign=pushnotify&utm_medium=push Iranian-Backed Forces Amassing Near U.S. Training Base In Syria In this photo taken on Tuesday May 23, 2017, provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group, the Hammurabi’s Justice News, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a U.S.-backed anti-government Syrian fighter form Maghaweer al-Thawra stands on a vehicle […]

Message To North Korea, Iran, Etc.: U.S. Missile Defense System Successfully Intercepts ICBM-Type Target In 1st Ever Live Fire Test

A small ‘victory’ if you will; but, a big message in the short-term.  But, down the line, one can imagine the adversary potentially flooding the airspace with swarms of ICBM capable drones — as technology advances.  Will the ability to shoot-down these ICBM swarms advance at a faster, same, or slower pace?  You can also […]

U.S. Options To Develop A Cyberspace Influence Capability

  Options are one thing.  Actually doing one, or any of them is another matter.  Will the civil libertarians, the lawyers, Congress, and the so-called  mainstream media allow it?  We have tried comparable influence-type activities over the past decades, only to have our hand slapped and told to shut these kind of efforts down.  Will […]

The Annual Taurids Meteor Shower Is Hiding Asteroids That Could Wipe Out ENTIRE Continents Experts Warn

The Annual Taurids Meteor Shower Is Hiding Asteroids That Could Wipe Out ENTIRE Continents Experts Warn   https://fortunascorner.com       Tim Collins wrote in the May 25, 2017 edition of The DailyMailOnline, about a subject that I have written about several times in this blog.  He warns that, “a comet which lights up the […]

U.S., China, Others Build Bases In Djibouti – What Could Go Wrong?

U.S., China, Others Build Bases In Djibouti – What Could Go Wrong? thecipherbrief.com · May 30, 2017 May 30, 2017 | Kaitlin Lavinder Photo: U.S. Navy/Drae Parker The Newsletter Get exclusive analysis delivered to your inbox daily. subscribe now The small East African country of Djibouti – which sits on the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, a gateway to the Suez […]

A North Korean H-Bomb

Excerpts: There are several problems here. One is the ‘coup risk’, something we know has been a consuming issue for the Kim family for generations. There’s extreme compartmentation and surveillance to prevent it. A rogue group of North Korean officers that gets physical control of a hydrogen bomb would possess the premier symbol of national […]

Tale Of The Tape: What Would North Korea Bring To The Fight? – Modern War Institute

Tale Of The Tape: What Would North Korea Bring To The Fight? – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by James King · May 30, 2017 Once again tensions on the Korean Peninsula are extremely high. Rumors of war are spreading like wild fire. North Korea has been conducting nuclear and ballistic missile tests on a regular basis, thumbing […]

Iran Says It Has Built Third Underground Ballistic Missile Factory

Wonder how much advice and recommendations Tehran got from Pyongyang regarding best practices when constructing an underground ballistic missile facility that is hidden; and, no doubt constructed to withstand some pretty hefty airstrikes.  RCP, fortunascorner,com https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-missiles-factory-idUSKBN18L0Z9 WORLD NEWS | Thu May 25, 2017 | 11:48am EDT right Iran Says It Has Built Third Underground Ballistic Missile Factory […]