Category cloud computing

China’s Techno-Kleptomania; And Silicon Valley’s ‘Den Of Spies’

China’s Techno-Kleptomania; And Silicon Valley’s ‘Den Of Spies’    https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from William J. Holstein’s October 15, 2019 Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Mr. Holstein is the author of “The New Art Of War: China’s Deep Strategy Inside The United States.”       China has been stealing U.S. intellectual property and […]

Opinion | I Work For N.S.A. We Cannot Afford To Lose The Digital Revolution.

Conclusion: Although I have sketched out some of the more troublesome implications of the digital revolution for the national security sector, it is not in the spirit of forecasting doom, but rather to sound an alarm. Our innovative and entrepreneurial society affords us a unique advantage in dealing with those implications. Moreover, no adversary should […]

Hackers Can Break Into/Compromise An iPhone — Just By Sending A Text; WhatsApp Flaw Could Let Hackers Alter Your Quoted Messages And Change The Words You Appear To Have Sent Your Friends  

Hackers Can Break Into/Compromise An iPhone — Just By Sending A Text; WhatsApp Flaw Could Let Hackers Alter Your Quoted Messages And Change The Words You Appear To Have Sent Your Friends     https://fortunascorner.com        Lily Hay Newman posted an August 7, 2019 article in WIRED.com, with the title above. She begins, “when you […]

How Cyber Weapons Are Changing The Landscape Of Modern Warfare

How Cyber Weapons Are Changing the Landscape of Modern Warfare The New Yorker · by Sue Halpern · July 18, 2019 In the weeks before two Japanese and Norwegian oil tankers were attacked, on June 13th, in the Gulf of Oman—acts which the United States attributes to Iran—American military strategists were planning a cyberattack on critical parts of that country’s […]

The Dark New World Of Leaks, Rumors And Deadly Hybrid War

Column: The dark new world of leaks, rumours and deadly hybrid war in.reuters.com · by Peter Apps 7 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) – As Britain ponders the fallout from leaked diplomatic telegrams from its ambassador to Washington, it ponders an awkward question. Was the so-called “special relationship” deliberately sabotaged by Britain’s own officials or politicians releasing the […]

Beyond Huawei – 5G And U.S. National Security

Excerpts: So far, not only has the US government done little to enhance 5G cybersecurity, but the Republican-led Federal Communications Commission (FCC) charged with protecting public and national security in 5G networks described its role in cybersecurity as “extremely limited” and opposed efforts to “unify rules that would apply to an entire industry.”[xi] Similarly, the […]

The Future Of The Internet: Emergence Of A Digital Iron Curtain, Divided, Intrusive, Anonymous, Full Of Fake News, Deceptive, Gated, Armored, Camouflaged, Deceitful, Dangerous, Wonderful – Revolutions Will Be Tweeted

Russia And Iran Plan To Fundamentally Isolate The Internet https://fortunascorner.com      Justin Sherman posted a June 6, 2019 article with the title above to the website of WIRED.com. He begins, “for years, countries have spoken in vague terms about creating domestic Internets. that can be isolated from the world,” and the greater Internet as we know […]

Oak Ridge Lab To Build ‘Absolute Beast’ Supercomputer

Oak Ridge Lab to Build ‘Absolute Beast’ Supercomputer Frontier supercomputer will offer the performance of the top 160 supercomputers in the world, combined. By: Charles Murray       Electronics & Test            May 07, 2019 Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Government/Defense, Electronics & Test, Design Hardware & Software https://www.designnews.com/electronics-test/oak-ridge-lab-build-absolute-beast-supercomputer/138653943260751?ADTRK=UBM&elq_mid=8599&elq_cid=151093 Just weeks after announcing it would build the world’s biggest, fastest supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory, the Department of […]

New Twist In The Stuxnet Story; And, The Potential Future Cyber Threat

New Twist In The Stuxnet Story; And The Potential Cyber Threat   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Kelly Jackson Higgins’ April 23, 2019 article she posted to the cyber security and technology website, DarkReading.com. The use of the Stuxnet cyber virus in 2007 – 2009, and discovered in 2010, is the world’s first known use/deployment of an […]

Ian McEwan: A Noted British Novelist Ponders Our AI Future

Ian McEwan: A Noted British Novelist Ponders Our AI Future   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Elizabeth Winkler’s article in this weekend’s (April 13/14, 2019) Wall Street Journal (WSJ). In 2008, the Times of London listed Ian McEwan among the 50 greatest British writers since 1945,” Ms. Winkler wrote. “He is the author of 17 books, six […]