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The 6 Reasons Why Huawei Gives The U.S. And Its Allies Security Nightmares

The 6 Reasons Why Huawei Gives The U.S. And Its Allies Security Nightmares Technology Review · by Martin Giles and Elizabeth Woyke The detention in Canada of Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO and the daughter of its founder, is further inflaming tensions between the US and China. Her arrest is linked to a US extradition request on undisclosed charges, but […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) Seeking New Technology/Techniques To Protect Future U.S. Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) From Foreign Surveillance/Trusted Insiders — But, Is A Whole New Approach To How We Protect Our Most Precious Secrets…….Needed?

Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) Seeking New Technology/Techniques To Protect Future U.S. Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIFs) From Foreign Surveillance/Trusted Insiders — But, Is A Whole New Approach To How We Protect Our Most Precious Secrets…….Needed? http://www.frotunascorner.com      FedScoop posted a November 6, 2018 article to their website, by Carten Cordell, with the title […]

The U.S. Military Just Publicly Dumped Russian Government Malware Online

The U.S. Military Just Publicly Dumped Russian Government Malware Online Vice · by russian hackers|by Joseph Cox|Nov 11 2018, 4:24am · November 11, 2018 Usually it’s the Russians that dump its enemies’ files. This week, US Cyber Command (CYBERCOM), a part of the military tasked with hacking and cybersecurity focused missions, started publicly releasing unclassified samples of adversaries’ malware it has discovered. […]