Category artificial intelligence

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure?

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure? http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above comes from Garrett Grafe’s October 11, 2018 article, posted to the cyber and technology website, WIRED.com. As has been well-documented and reported, Mr. Grafe writes that “China has become […]

Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Story Reveals The Murky World Of National Security Reporting

An interesting critique.Excerpts: Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Story Reveals The Murky World Of National Security Reporting By Zack Whittaker, techcrunch.comView Original Today’s bombshell Bloomberg story has the internet split: either the story is right, and reporters have uncovered one of the largest and jarring breaches of the U.S. tech industry by a foreign adversary… or it’s not, and a lot […]

The Big Hack: How China Used A Tiny Chip To Infiltrate U.S. Companies

—————————————————————– https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-10-04/the-big-hack-how-china-used-a-tiny-chip-to-infiltrate-america-s-top-companies The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies The attack by Chinese spies reached almost 30 U.S. companies, including Amazon and Apple, by compromising America’s technology supply chain, according to extensive interviews with government and corporate sources. October 4, 2018, 4:00 AM CDT Illustrator: Scott Gelber for Bloomberg […]

Russia’s Elite Hackers Have A Clever New Trick — That’s Very Hard To Fix

Russia’s Elite Hackers Have A Clever New Trick — That’s Very Hard To Fix http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above is from Brian Barrett’s September 27, 2018 article which he posted to WIRED.com. He begins by reminding us that Russia’s “Fancy Bear hacking group has plenty of tools at its disposal, as evidenced by the [highly successful] attacks against the […]

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power The Hill · by Rebecca Kheel · October 1, 2018 Democrats are pledging to rein in or reverse President Trump’s defense agenda if they take back Congress in November.From seeking to ensure that transgender troops can continue to serve to blocking the administration from building low yield nuclear […]

‘Security Experts Discover The ‘Most Sophisticated Botnet Ever Seen,’ – Targeting The Internet Of Things

‘Security Experts Discover The ‘Most Sophisticated Botnet Ever Seen,’ – Targeting The Internet Of Things http://www.fortunascorner.com      I have warned for the past two years at least, that the Internet Of Things (IoT) has quickly become the Internet Of Threats.  And, reports of a nasty, sophisticated new botnet, should be another wake-up call to those who are networking […]

NATIONAL CYBER STRATEGY Of The United States Of America

David Maxwell Comment:  “Two things jump out at me (among many interesting points in the strategy which needs to be thoroughly read and digested).  One is the Cyber Deterrence Initiative. This seems like an important concept and one in which we should  work closely with our friends partners and allies on.  The second is building international […]

“Click Here To Kill Everybody:” New Book By Cyber Security Guru, Bruce Schneier

“Click Here To Kill Everybody:” New Book By Cyber Security Guru, Bruce Schneierhttp://www.fortunascorner.com     Noted cyber security expert Bruce Schneier has a new book out, “Click Here To Kill Everybody,: Security And Survival In An Inter-Connected World” published this month/September 4, by W. W. Norton & Company.Hannah Kuchler wrote a review regarding Mr. Schneier’s new book, August 26, […]

The Pentagon Unveils An Aggressive New Cyber Defense Plan

Excerpt: The Pentagon Unveils An Aggressive New Cyber Defense Plan By Andrea Little Limbago, taskandpurpose.comView OriginalSeptember 21st, 2018 Over the last six months, the government has released a series of strategic documents and executive orders that have led some to conclude that the gloves are off when it comes to deploying offensive cyber capabilities. The Department of Defense Cyber Strategy, […]

Former Google CEO Predicts The Internet Will Split In Two By 2028, With One Part Led By China

Former Google CEO Predicts The Internet Will Split In Two By 2028, With One Part Led By China CNBC · by Lora Kolodny · September 20, 2018 Eric Schmidt, who has been the CEO of Google and executive chairman of its parent company, Alphabet, predicts that within the next decade there will be two distinct internets: one led […]