Category Encryption

Hackers Are Homing In On Finding Flaws In Video Teleconferencing Service Zoom To Cash In On Bug Bounties; And Selling Exploits On The Black Market; A  Worrisome Connection To China — Makes This App A Reason For Concern

Hackers Are Homing In On Finding Flaws In Video Teleconferencing Service Zoom To Cash In On Bug Bounties; And Selling Exploits On The Black Market; A  Worrisome Connection To China — Makes This App A Reason For Concern   https://fortunascorner.com      With the stay-at-home movement and video teleconferencing boom underway due to the coronavirus […]

Researchers Reveal How Your Home Network/Mobile Devices/Business Can Be Hacked Through Smart Lightbulbs 

Researchers Reveal How Your Home Network/Mobile Devices/Business Can Be Hacked Through Smart Lightbulbs    https://fortunascorner.com      Readers of this blog know of the myriad of clever and devious ways that cyber criminals have perfected to breach networks. Jai Vijayan posted a February 6, 2020 article to the security and technology website, DarkReading, noting that “new research by the […]

Scientists Develop ‘Absolutely Unbreakable’ Encryption Chip Using Chaos Theory

Scientists Develop ‘Absolutely Unbreakable’ Encryption Chip Using Chaos Theory Forbes · by Davey Winder · December 20, 2019 Have scientists developed the future of encryption [+] [-]by applying the laws of physics? KAUST The trouble with encryption is that everyone needs it, and every threat actor wants to break it. Thankfully, current cryptographic techniques are still at least one step ahead […]

Opinion | I Work For N.S.A. We Cannot Afford To Lose The Digital Revolution.

Conclusion: Although I have sketched out some of the more troublesome implications of the digital revolution for the national security sector, it is not in the spirit of forecasting doom, but rather to sound an alarm. Our innovative and entrepreneurial society affords us a unique advantage in dealing with those implications. Moreover, no adversary should […]

Attorney General Barr Says Encrypted Apps Pose ‘Grave Threat’ To Safety

Attorney General Barr says encrypted apps pose ‘grave threat’ to safety The Washington Post · by Devlin Barrett · July 23, 2019 Attorney General William P. Barr has waded back into the debate about encryption. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post) Attorney General William P. Barr delivered a blistering critique Tuesday of encrypted messaging programs, saying they are preventing law […]

DARPA Seeking To Create A New, Anonymous Communications Program/Platform

DARPA Seeking To Create A New, Anonymous Communications Program/Platform   https://fortunascorner.com      Staying hidden online is a very difficult, if not impossible to do. Yes, there are cumbersome steps you can take to substantially muddy the digital waters, with respect to your identity; but, nothing is digitally bulletproof. If a determined adversary is intent […]

Gen. Nakasone, Commander Of USCYBERCOM And NSA Discusses “Persistent Engagement, Using A Cyber Persistent Force”

Gen. Nakasone, Commander Of USCYBERCOM And NSA Discusses “Persistent Engagement, Using A Cyber Persistent Force” https://fortunascorner.com      The publication, Joint Forces Quarterly, (JFQ) Issue 92, 1st Quarter 2019, has a feature article and interview with Gen. Paul Nakasone, Commander of USCYBECOM, and Director of the NSA, on the evolution of the command and how he intends […]

New Documents Link Huawei To Suspected Front Companies In Iran, Syria

New Documents Link Huawei To Suspected Front Companies In Iran, Syria https://www.reuters.com/article/us-huawei-iran-exclusive/exclusive-new-documents-link-huawei-to-suspected-front-companies-in-iran-syria-idUSKCN1P21MH Steve Stecklow, Babak Dehghanpisheh, James Pomfret 10 Min Read LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) – The U.S. case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, who was arrested in Canada last month, centers on the company’s suspected ties to two obscure companies. One is a […]

China Could ‘Weaponise Cities’ If It Controlled 5G Networks

China Could ‘Weaponise Cities’ If It Controlled 5G Networks South China Morning Post · January 5, 2019 China will gain a capability for mayhem and mass surveillance, Robert Spalding says in memo Others suppliers will not be able to compete with government-subsidised offerings from Huawei and fellow Chinese gear maker ZTE Corp, he says PUBLISHED : […]

Turning Off FaceBook Location Tracking Doesn’t Stop It From Tracking Your Location; Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks

Turning Off FaceBook Location Tracking Doesn’t Stop It From Tracking Your Location; Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks www.fortunascorner   “I really feel like…someone is watching me,” goes the words to the 1997 hit song by the late Michael Jackson.  Between that classic, and the single by […]