Category Denial & Deception

NSA Cybersecurity Boss Anne Neuberger On What Keeps Her Up At Night

NSA Cybersecurity Boss Anne Neuberger On What Keeps Her Up At Night   https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Lily Hay Newman’s November 10, 2019 article she posrted to WIRED.com. WIRED.com, which is one of the best cyber security and technology websites on the Worldwide Web, held a WIRED25 Conference in San Francisco this week […]

Military Deception: AI’s Killer App? If You Do Not Practice To Deceive — You Are More Susceptible To Being Deceived

Military Deception: AI’s Killer App? If You Do Not Practice To Deceive — You Are More Susceptible To Being Deceived   https://fortunascorner.com      Deepfake videos and ‘fake news’ are revolutionizing the denial and deception domain — an elegant warfare technique and operation that can be devastating to the enemy. But now, with the emergence […]

Nerd Revolution: Using Data, Not Bullets, To Defeat ISIS

Excerpts: These programs worked well. But they were successful because we had good data. Look, I get it: this is usually the point in the story when people roll their eyes. “Data” doesn’t make a great war cry or recruiting pitch. You’re not going to get people to sit up straighter in their seats by […]

China’s Techno-Kleptomania; And Silicon Valley’s ‘Den Of Spies’

China’s Techno-Kleptomania; And Silicon Valley’s ‘Den Of Spies’    https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from William J. Holstein’s October 15, 2019 Op-Ed in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). Mr. Holstein is the author of “The New Art Of War: China’s Deep Strategy Inside The United States.”       China has been stealing U.S. intellectual property and […]

Readers Beware: AI Has Learned To Create Fake News Stories

Readers Beware: AI Has Learned to Create Fake News Stories Researchers warn about the risks of computer-generated articles—and release tools that ferret out fakes https://www.wsj.com/articles/readers-beware-ai-has-learned-to-create-fake-news-stories-11571018640   By Asa Fitch   Updated Oct. 13, 2019 10:59 pm ET Real-sounding but made-up news articles have become much easier to produce thanks to a handful of new tools powered by artificial […]

Win The Race For Invisibility

Win the Race for Invisibility Emerging & Disruptive Technologies Essay Contest—2nd Prize Sponsored by MITRE Infrared, radar, acoustic, and optical stealth are the new frontier in low-observability, and the winner of the metamaterial competition will have an enormous advantage in the next fight. By Lieutenant John D. Miller, U.S. Navy October 2019 Proceedings Vol. 145/10/1,400 […]

Even The AI Behind Deepfakes Can’t Save Us From Being Duped; ‘Believe None Of What You Read & Half Of What You See’

Even The AI Behind Deepfakes Can’t Save Us From Being Duped;’ Believe None Of What You Read & Half Of What You See’ https://fortunascorner.com      The title above comes from Will Wright’s article he posted this week on technology and security website of WIRED.com. Deepfakes, making someone or something appear different than they or […]

How Incognito Google Maps Protects Your Identity — And How It Doesn’t

How Incognito Google Maps Protects Your Identity — And How It Doesn’t   https://fortunascorner.com      Lily Hay Newman posted an article this week on the security and technology website, WIRED.com, explaining how going Incognito on Google Maps does not guarantee digital anonymity and search activity. As she notes, “behavior tracking and location tracking,” have become an […]

Digital Technology And The Suppression Of The Moscow Protests

https://www.ridl.io/en/digital-technology-and-the-suppression-of-the-moscow-protests/ POLITICS<https://www.ridl.io/en/category/politics/> Digital technology and the suppression of the Moscow protests by Lincoln Pigman<https://www.ridl.io/en/author/e-pigman/> | Published 16.09.2019<https://www.ridl.io/en/2019/09/16/> [cid:image001.jpg@01D57551.5953C2C0] Lincoln Pigman on how Russian authorities used digital technology to suppress Moscow protests The Russian elections of Sept. 8 attracted international attention to an extent that is unusual for a non-presidential poll. Russians voted nationwide, though what […]

How The Pentagon Is Tackling Deepfakes As A National Security Problem

Excerpts: One part of the solution will be making an effort to convince adversaries to stop engaging in these misinformation campaigns, said Bob Work, former deputy secretary of defense and co-chair of the National Security Commission on AI. “This is a really big problem for the United States,” said Work. “Democracies are especially vulnerable to […]