Category Denial & Deception

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 […]

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: […]

The Russia-Iran Partnership In The Middle East

The Russia-Iran Partnership In The Middle East November 14, 2018 by Stephen Blank Moscow’s reach in the Middle East continues to expand. Recently Russia made major oil deals with Saudi Arabia, deepened its involvement in Libya and made deals with Morocco. But an abiding cornerstone of Russia’s Middle East policy remains its admittedly problematic partnership with Iran. Despite Russia’s […]

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 […]

The Shelling And Detention Of Ukrainian Ships In The Kerch Strait

The Shelling And Detention Of Ukrainian Ships In The Kerch Strait. Latest news November 26, 00:46 Read later  0 On the morning of November 25, the Ukrainian Navy reported that three Ukrainian ships — two small artillery boats and a raid tug — were about to pass through the Kerch Strait. The FSB claims that they illegally […]

“James Bond And His Accessories: Book Review Of “Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, And Technological Enthusiasm”

“James Bond And His Accessories: Book Review Of “Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, And Technological Enthusiasm” http://www.frotunascorner.com      John Greenya, a Washington writer and critic; and, the author of “Gorsuch: The Judge Who Speaks For Himself,” 2018 by Simon and Schuster, reviewed Andre Millard’s new book, “Equipping James Bond: Guns, Gadgets, And Technological Enthusiasm,” just published by Johns […]

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 […]

Spies Without Borders: How Russia’s FSB Infiltrated The International Visa System

November 16, 2018 By Bellingcat Investigation TeamOne of the unanswered questions lingering after Bellingcat’s unmasking of the identities of suspects in the botched-up poisoning of Sergey and Yulia Skripal, is how two (or, likely, more) undercover GRU officers were able to obtain visas to travel to the UK. Securing a visa to the UK – as […]

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 […]