Category Denial & Deception

Fake Online Stores Reveal Gamblers’ Shadow Banking System

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-gambling-usa-dummies-exclusive-idUSKBN19D137 CYBER RISK | Thu Jun 22, 2017 | 4:35pm EDT Exclusive: Fake Online Stores Reveal Gamblers’ Shadow Banking System By Alasdair Pal | LONDON A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found. The seven sites, operated out of Europe, purport to sell items including […]

Iran Gets North Korean Expertise In Building Up,Testing And Hiding Its Ballistic Missiles

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/jun/20/north-korea-helps-iran-accelerate-ballistic-missil/ Iran Gets North Korean Expertise In Building Up,Testing And Hiding Its Ballistic Missiles By Rowan Scarborough – The Washington Times – Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Iran has increased production and testing of ballistic missiles since the 2015 nuclear deal with the U.S. while playing permanent host to scientists from North Korea, which has the know-how to build and […]

House Bill To Restrict Pentagon Contracts With Chinese Telecoms

House Bill To Restrict Pentagon Contracts With Chinese Telecoms Huawei, ZTE Gear Pose Cyber Attack Risk Share Tweet Email Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz June 23, 2017 2:03 pm The pending House defense bill contains new provisions that would restrict the Pentagon from buying equipment from Chinese or Russian telecommunications firms over cyber […]

Wikileaks: The CIA Can Remotely Hack Into Computers That Aren’t Even Connected To The Internet

The methods, means, and opportunities to remotely hack into devices continues to grow at the pace of Moore’s Law, or faster.  Indeed, researchers have now demonstrated that hackers can even breach your devices via an E-Cigarette.  RCP   Wikileaks: The CIA Can Remotely Hack Into Computers That Aren’t Even Connected To The internet By Keith Collins, qz.com […]

A Cyber Attack ‘The World Isn’t Ready For’

A Cyber Attack ‘The World Isn’t Ready For’ By Nicole Perlroth, www.nytimes.com View Original June 22nd, 2017 Golan Ben-Oni, of the IDT Corporation, which was attacked in April with two cyberweapons stolen from the National Security Agency. Credit Justin T. Gellerson for The New York TimesPhoto by: Justin T. Gellerson for The New York Times NEWARK — […]

Armed Russian Jet Comes Within 5 Feet Of U.S. Recon Jet Over Baltic Sea

Comment:  The Russians claimed it was not armed. (Dr. Mark Schneider) Armed Russian Jet Comes Within 5 Feet Of U.S. Recon Jet Over Baltic Sea By Lucas Tomlinson Published June 20, 2017 Fox News   An armed Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in the Baltic Sea on Monday, two U.S. […]

Latest DoD General Officer Assignments Has Dir. DIA, LTG. Vince Stewart Taking Over As The New Deputy Dir., U.S. CYBERCOM

     Latest General Officer appointments/assignments from DoD has the Dir. of DIA, LTG. Vince Stewart, being assigned as the new, Deputy Commander, U.S. Cyber Command.  I wish him the best.  His argument that DIA is losing its relevancy; and, that there is too much bureaucratic resistance to potentially disruptive change within his agency — […]

“Hue 1968: A Turning Point Of The American War In Vietnam,” — New Book By Historian/Author Mark Bowden; ‘Twenty-Four Days Of Non-Stop Urban Battle That Turned The Tables In Vietnam’

“Hue 1968: A Turning Point Of The American War In Vietnam,” — New Book By Historian/Author Mark Bowden; ‘Twenty-Four Days Of Non-Stop Urban Battle That Turned The Tables In Vietnam’   www.fortunascorner.com         Noted author/historian, Mark Bowden who has written 13 books, including the classic and national bestseller, “Black Hawk Down,” has a brand […]

“Hue 1968: A Turning Point Of The American War In Vietnam,” — New Book By Historian/Author Mark Bowden; ‘Twenty-Four Days Of Non-Stop Urban Battle That Turned The Tables In Vietnam’   www.fortunascorner.com         Noted author/historian, Mark Bowden who has written 13 books, including the classic and national bestseller, “Black Hawk Down,” has a brand […]

CIA Reportedly Hacked Wi-Fi Routers For Years

CIA Reportedly Hacked Wi-Fi Routers For Years By Steven Musil, www.cnet.com View Original June 15th, 2017 The CIA has been hacking home, office and public wireless routers for years in an effort to carry out clandestine surveillance, according to classified documents seen by CNET sister site ZDNet. The intelligence agency had by mid-2012 developed implants “for roughly 25 different devices […]