Category Critical Infrastructure Protection

Boeing Backs Out Of Global IP Satellite Order Financed By China Aerospace Company Cites Default For Nonpayment In Canceling Controversial Satellite Order

*        BUSINESS<https://www.wsj.com/news/business>Boeing Backs Out of Global IP Satellite Order Financed by ChinaAerospace company cites default for nonpayment in canceling controversial satellite order [Under U.S. export-control laws, Boeing isn’t allowed to sell satellites to China directly. Above, an artist’s rendering of the Boeing-built satellite.] Under U.S. export-control laws, Boeing isn’t allowed to sell […]

What Is Cyber War? Everything You Need To Know About The Frightening Future Of Digital Conflict

What Is Cyber War? Everything You Need To Know About The Frightening Future Of Digital Conflict | ZDNet ZDNet · by Steve Ranger What is cyberwar? special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at risk […]

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’ by Paul Bedard  | November 30, 2018 09:33 AM In an extraordinary and sobering report meant to wake the nation up to a growing threat, a new military white paper warns that an electromagnetic pulse weapon attack such as those developed by North Korea, Russia, and Iran […]

Russian Hackers Are Still Probing The U.S. Power Grid

Russian Hackers Are Still Probing The U.S. Power Grid Wired · by Lily Hay Newman · November 28, 2018 In recent years, hacks against the power grid have gone from a mostly theoretical risk to a real-world problem. Two large-scale blackouts in Ukraine caused by Russian cyberattacks in 2015 and 2016 showed just how feasible it is. But grid hacking comes in less […]

Uncovering Chinese Espionage In The U.S.

Uncovering Chinese Espionage In The U.S. A detailed look into how, why, and where Chinese spies are active in the United States.By Nicholas EftimiadesNovember 28, 2018 Twenty years ago, I testified before a U.S. congressional committee on China’s espionage operations in the United States. I left the Members with what I thought was an ominous warning: […]

Asteroid As Powerful As 50 Megaton Nuke May Slam Into Earth In 2023 – NASA

Asteroid As Powerful As 50 Megaton Nuke May Slam Into Earth In 2023 – NASA CC0US16:24 26.11.2018Get short URL152317 A large asteroid that could someday be headed directly for Earth would pack a tremendous impact force 1,500 times that of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombs combined, the newspaper Express warned. The British daily cites […]

Five Challenges Facing Trump’s Military

The 5: ” 1) The budget;  2) Space force;  3) “Great Power” Competition;  4) Afghanistan; and, 5) Missile Defense.” To these I would add, Cyber, Artificial Intelligence, the potential loss of stealth in the air; under the sea and on the ground; drone/autonomous systems warfare; potential capability surprise on the ‘battlefield’; and biomteic/identity management which […]

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints; DeepMasterPrints” Can Successfully Masquerade As Legitimate Prints For Several Different People” – The Fingerprint Sensor On Your Devices Isn’t As Safe/Secure As You Think

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints; “DeepMasterPrints” Can Successfully Masquerade As Legitimate Prints For Several Different People” – The Fingerprint Sensor On Your Devices Isn’t As Safe/Secure As You Think http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above is from Lily Hay Newman’s November 17, 2018 article that she posted to the security and technology website, WIRED.com. She […]

China ‘Has Taken The Gloves Off’ In Its Thefts Of U.S. Technology Secrets

China ‘Has Taken The Gloves Off’ In Its Thefts Of U.S. Technology Secrets Del Quentin Wilber The Justice Department alleges a Chinese-backed company obtained secret technology behind Micron’s DRAM chips, like the ones pictured here. (Micron Technology) It was the great microchip heist — a stunning Chinese-backed effort that pilfered as much as $8.75 billion […]

DARPA’s Hail Mary Plan To Re-Start A Hacked U.S. Electrical Grid — In The Aftermath Of A Cyber Pearl Harbor Attack

DARPA’s Hail Mary Plan To Re-Start A Hacked U.S. Electrical Grid — In The Aftermath Of A Cyber Pearl Harbor Attack http://www.fortunascorner.com     Cyber experts have been warning for at least two decades about the real potential for a Cyber Pearl Harbor-type event here in the U.S., whereby terrorists or other malcontents sabotage and shutdown the entire […]