Category Critical Infrastructure Protection

Russian Nuclear Firm Under FBI Investigation Was Allowed To Purchase U.S. Uranium Supply

Russian nuclear firm under FBI investigation was allowed to purchase U.S. uranium supply By Sara A. Carter 0 19 Minutes Ago Fifteen months before the 13 members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, known as CFIUS, approved the sale of the Canadian company Uranium One to Russia’s nuclear arm giant Rosatom, the […]

Dangerous New Malware Allows Anyone Who Possesses It To Empty ATM Accounts; And, It’s For Sale On The Worldwide Web

Dangerous New Malware Allows Anyone Who Possesses It To Empty ATM Accounts; And, It’s For Sale On The Worldwide Web http://www.fortunascorner.com      “Hacking ATM’s is easier now than ever before.”  That’s what Mohit Kumar writes on his post in this morning’s/October 17, 2017 edition of the HackerNews.com.  “Usually, hackers exploit hardware and software vulnerabilities to hack ATMs, and […]

Las Vegas: America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute

America’s Mumbai – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by John Spencer · October 17, 2017 It will take months, possibly years, to fully understand how the senseless attack in Las Vegas will change American society. Hotels are considering metal detectors, X-ray screening of guest luggage, and mandatory room checks. Some are even questioning whether open-air concerts and festivals should be organized anymore. We […]

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.)

Drop Zone: OTH Interview with Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret.) By Over The Horizon, overthehorizonmdos.com View Original October 13th, 2017 “[The United States] is still undergoing a transition from the industrial age of warfare to the information age. And, even if […] the military could achieve a fully functioning combat cloud today… And, what I mean […]

New Anonymity Network Named Loopix Shows Promise — Could Become Alternative/Replace TOR

New Anonymity Network Named Loopix Shows Promise — Could Become Alternative/Replace TOR   http://www.fortunascorner.com        The Dark Web, and the The Onion Router (TOR), have been around since 2002; and, has been a refuge for those seeking digital anonymity — from digital privacy advocates, to the off-the-gridders, and of course the darker digital angels of our […]

SecDef Mattis At AUSA: The Threats The U.S. Military Must Be Prepared For

Secretary Mattis at AUSA: The Threats the US Military Must be Prepared For – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Liam Collins · October 12, 2017 Secretary of Defense James Mattis kicked off the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, DC on Monday. The meeting is billed as the “largest landpower exposition and professional development […]

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring The World For U.S. Secrets

How Israel Caught Russian Hackers Scouring the World for U.S. Secrets By Scott Shane, Nicole Perlroth, www.nytimes.com View Original October 10th, 2017 Kaspersky Lab’s products require access to everything stored on a computer in order to scour it for viruses or other dangers. Credit Sergei Ilnitsky/European Pressphoto AgencyPhoto by: Sergei Ilnitsky/European Pressphoto Agency It was a case of […]

South Korea Developing Graphite ‘Blackout Bombs’ To Paralyse North’s Electrical Grid

South Korea developing graphite ‘blackout bombs’ to paralyse North’s electrical grid By Julian Ryall, www.telegraph.co.uk View Original October 9th, 2017  South Korean F-15K fighter jets drop bombs as they fly over the Korean Peninsula during a joint drills with the U.S South Korea is ready to deploy graphite bombs – also known as “blackout bombs” – that […]

Lawmakers Block Mini-Satellites That Could Spy On North Korea

Excerpts: The proposal from the Joint Chiefs of Staff was greeted with enthusiasm by some lawmakers as the Trump administration works to counter North Korea’s push to develop nuclear warheads and missiles that could hit the U.S mainland. “It’s something that we really need for many places, particularly Korea,” for constant surveillance, Senator Jack Reed, […]

Computer Virus Infects U.S. Military Drone Fleet

Computer virus infects US military drone fleet: report By Olivia Beavers, thehill.com View Original October 8th, 2017 Editor’s note: This story inadvertently went off reporting from a Wired.com article published in 2011. The story, as published by The Hill, incorrectly stated that the military had detected the virus two weeks ago. We regret the error. A computer virus has reportedly infected the US […]