Category Denial & Deception

U.S. Navy Collisions Stoke Cyber Threat Concerns

U.S. Navy Collisions Stoke Cyber Threat Concerns By Tim Johnson, www.mcclatchydc.com View Original August 21st, 2017 The Pentagon won’t yet say how the USS John S. McCain was rammed by an oil tanker near Singapore, but red flags are flying as the Navy’s decades-old reliance on electronic guidance systems increasing looks like another target of cyberattack. The […]

Ships Fooled In GPS Spoofing Attack Suggest Russian Cyberweapon

Ships Fooled In GPS Spoofing Attack Suggest Russian Cyberweapon By David Hambling, www.newscientist.com View Original August 10th, 2017 Reports of satellite navigation problems in the Black Sea suggest that Russia may be testing a new system for spoofing GPS, New Scientist has learned. This could be the first hint of a new form of electronic warfare available to everyone […]

DoD Initiates Elevation Process For U.S. Cyber Command To A Unified Command

DoD Initiates Elevation Process for U.S. Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command 08/18/2017 12:35 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-297-17 Aug. 18, 2017 DoD Initiates Elevation Process for U.S. Cyber Command to a Unified Combatant Command Today, at the direction of the President, the Department of Defense initiated the process to elevate U.S. Cyber […]

Will U.S. Cyberwarriors Be Ready For The Next Big Hack?

Excerpts: People skills in cybersecurity also are needed at the policy level, said Debora Plunkett, former director of information assurance at the National Security Agency. “Cyber is a lot of technical work, but also a lot of policy.”   “We need lots of technical people,” Plunkett said at a New America conference in Washington. “We also […]

Rogue Heroes: How The SAS Was Forged From The ‘Sweepings Of Public Schools And Prisons’, Revealed In An Elite Regiment’s Secret War Diary

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4762336/Rogue-Heroes-SAS-forged.html Rogue Heroes: How The SAS Was Forged From The ‘Sweepings Of Public Schools And Prisons’, Revealed In An Elite Regiment’s Secret War Diary By Ben Macintyre For The Daily Mail Published: 17:01 EDT, 4 August 2017 | Updated: 21:01 EDT, 4 August 2017 The wind had reached gale-force as the five elderly Bristol Bombay transport aircraft neared their target, […]

Iran Is Closely Watching The U.S.-North Korea Stand-Off

_____________________________ https://www.thenational.ae/opinion/iran-is-closely-watching-the-us-north-korea-stand-off-1.619060 Iran Is Closely Watching The U.S.-North Korea Stand-Off Tehran’s sense of how far it can go will largely be shaped by what happens on the other side of Asia in the coming months Donald Trump’s improvised and unconvincing threats about “fire and fury” and being “locked and loaded” notwithstanding, the crisis over North […]

An Elite Defector’s Perspective On North Korea

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell:  To understand the social ranking system that Mr. Song refers to please see the work of Robert Collins for the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea: Marked for […]

“Dispatches From Hell Before Breakfast” – The Cipher Brief

Concluding excerpts: In such an environment, an intelligence officer (or, in my case, a former officer) receives an unsolicited call or email from a reporter with trepidation. This is so because that officer knows such a contact will likely confront him or her with the probability that information about a classified activity, which the officer […]

NBC News Reports That B1 Bombers Are Key Component Of Any U.S. Military Strike North Korea’s Ballistic Missile & Nuclear Weapons Infrastructure

This is either a deliberate leak, as part of a sophisticated influence operations campaign designed to ‘win the war’ without going to war; or, yet another unauthorized leak.  RCP , fortunascorner.com   Aug 09, 2017 Exclusive: B-1 bombers key to a U.S. plan to strike North Korean missile sites NBC News has exclusive details of […]

Putin’s Response To Sanctions? Cut U.S. Off From Space? Here’s How Russia Might Respond To New U.S. Sanctions

My own two cents is you do not play this card here…in this circumstance.  This is an option when the stakes are higher and mean more.  RCP www.rt.com August 3, 2017 Cut the Americans off from space? Here’s how Russia might respond to new US sanctions By Bryan MacDonald Bryan MacDonald is an Irish journalist, […]