Category biometrics

You Can Be Easily Tracked — Even Without The Use Of GPS 

You Can Be Easily Tracked — Even Without The Use Of GPS    www.fortunascorner.com        Cyber security guru Bruce Schneier posted a December 15, 2017 article with the title above on his blog, www.schneier.com, about how you can be tracked without those tracking you — having to use of a global positioning system (GPS) […]

The Great AI Paradox

The Great AI Paradox By Brian Bergstein, www.technologyreview.com View Original December 15th, 2017 You’ve probably heard versions of each of the following ideas. 1. With computers becoming remarkably adept at driving, understanding speech, and other tasks, more jobs could soon be automated than society is prepared to handle. 2. Improvements in computers’ skills will stack up until machines […]

Cardio Scan Authentication — Your Heart As Your Password

Cardio Scan Authentication — Your Heart As Your Password http://www.fortunascorner.com      Your heartbeat, as your authentication for your networked devices?  That’s one initiative underway by some technology firms to try and establish a more secure way of preventing cyber thieves from hacking into our devices.  Swati Khandelwal writes on the September 26, 2017 online […]

Facial Recognition Software Can Now Identify People Even If There Face Is COVERED In A Breakthrough That Will Quickly Unmask Criminals — Implications For Undercover Operatives?

Facial Recognition Software Can Now Identify People Even If There Face Is COVERED In A Breakthrough That Will Quickly Unmask Criminals — Implications For Undercover Operatives?   http://www.fortunascorner.com        One of the most important challenges that any intelligence or law enforcement agency has to confront is — how to keep their most precious […]

‘Is That Really You Typing?  New Pentagon Technology Will Know’; But, Beware Of Over-Reliance, Or over-Confidence In This Technique — Only The Digital Shadow…….Really Knows

‘Is That Really You Typing?  New Pentagon Technology Will Know’; But, Beware Of Over-Reliance, Or over-Confidence In This Technique — Only The Digital Shadow…….Really Knows   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Mohana Ravindranath had an article last week by NextGov.com, and posted on the national security website, DefenseOne.com, with the title above.  He begins, “in its quest to drop […]

How To Steal a Mobile Phone Number & Everything Linked To It  — Meet Signaling System 7, A Hacker’s Best Friend

How To Steal a Mobile Phone Number & Everything Linked To It  — Meet Signaling System 7, A Hacker’s Best Friend   www.frotunascorner.com        Steven Melendez has a July 18, 2017 article on the website, FastCompany, with the title above.  Mr. Melendez begins by writing how even the most tech-savvy can still be vulnerable, and […]

“Identity Intel Ops” Turn U.S. Special Operators Into Combat Detectives

Excerpts: Though it’s just one piece of the intelligence puzzle, so-called “identity intelligence,” or I2, has become an essential part of the action cycle, which broadly involves gathering information, tracking individual terrorists, neutralizing them, and then repeating the process with any new data obtained during those raids. U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) has codified these […]

DIA Chief Fears Agency Becoming Irrelevant — But, LTG. Stewart’s Remarks Are Reflective Of A Much Larger Cascade Of Difficult Issues Confronting The Intelligence Community; What The IC Needs To Do To Avoid……Its Kodak Moment

DIA Chief Fears Agency Becoming Irrelevant — But, LTG. Stewart’s Remarks Are Reflective Of A Much Larger Cascade Of Difficult Issues Confronting The Intelligence Community; What The IC Needs To Do To Avoid……Its Kodak Moment www.fortunascorner,com      That’s the title of Stew Magnuson’s June 8, 2017 article on the Real Clear Defense website.  Mr. […]

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War

The War Algorithm: The Pentagon’s Bet On The Future Of War By Colin Clark, breakingdefense.com View Original May 31st, 2017 Thinking about robots and war often brings to mind HAL, the apparently well-meaning but ultimately destructive computer in 2001, or the metallic creatures of death in the Terminator series.Today, however, the Pentagon wants to push the concept in a different […]

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 […]