Category Encryption

‘Security Experts Discover The ‘Most Sophisticated Botnet Ever Seen,’ – Targeting The Internet Of Things

‘Security Experts Discover The ‘Most Sophisticated Botnet Ever Seen,’ – Targeting The Internet Of Things http://www.fortunascorner.com      I have warned for the past two years at least, that the Internet Of Things (IoT) has quickly become the Internet Of Threats.  And, reports of a nasty, sophisticated new botnet, should be another wake-up call to those who are networking […]

NATIONAL CYBER STRATEGY Of The United States Of America

David Maxwell Comment:  “Two things jump out at me (among many interesting points in the strategy which needs to be thoroughly read and digested).  One is the Cyber Deterrence Initiative. This seems like an important concept and one in which we should  work closely with our friends partners and allies on.  The second is building international […]

Combat Commanders Don’t Trust Space and Cyber Assets

Combat Commanders Don’t Trust Space and Cyber Assets I would have been shocked if these Commanders did fully trust their networked assets.  Assume that not all your weapons will fire; and, that at least a portion of your networked systems are dirty.  To do otherwise invites a nasty strategic surprise.  Many adversaries are either not […]

How To Send Self-Destructing Emails In G-Mail; G-Mail’s New Confidential Mode Let’s You Decide How Long An Email Exists The , Before It Delete’s Itself From The Recipient’s

How To Send Self-Destructing Emails In G-Mail; G-Mail’s New Confidential Mode Let’s You Decide How Long An Email Exists The , Before It Delete’s Itself From The Recipient’s Inboxhttp://www.fortunascorner.com      Now you read it — now you don’t.  According to an August 20, 2018 article posted on the website of CNBC.com by Todd Haselton, Google’s new GMail […]

‘No Encryption, No-Fly Rule,’ Proposed For Small Satellites

‘No Encryption, No-Fly Rule,’ Proposed For Small Satellites http://www.fortunascorner.com     “Small satellites that have propulsion systems, but don’t have encrypted commanding systems, pose a small — but. real threat of being hacked and endangering other satellites,” according to a new report by a team of researchers from Stanford, Yale, and the University of Colorado. Jeff […]

The U.S. Needs A Cyber Force More Than A Space Force

Excerpts: The U.S. Needs a Cyber Force More Than a Space Force By James Stavridis, www.bloomberg.comView OriginalAugust 14th, 2018 Up and away.Photo by: Photographer: Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images Sadly, the proposal for a new U.S. Space Force is has become a punchline on late-night TV. It is being battered as a needless new bureaucracy, a competitor for the […]

The Chinese Threat That An Aircraft Carrier Can’t Stop

David Maxwell’s contact info is at the bottom of this page.  David Maxwell wrote: “It will be hard for us to displace China from the AI “high ground” if companies like Google do not want to support DOD with AI research because it might support kinetic targeting (yet they are willing to help China develop […]

Ten Biggest National Security Threats Facing U.S.

Axios AM Axios · by Mike Allen For the past month, Axios has been interviewing people who have been trusted with the nation’s most sensitive secrets. The group includes seven former directors or deputy directors of the CIA, two former U.S. intelligence chiefs, a former Secretary of Homeland Security, two White House homeland security advisers, and a former Director […]

Russian Hackers Reach U.S. Utility Control Rooms, Homeland Security Officials Say

David Maxwell Comment:  “It is only a matter of time before there is a catastrophic attack (and of course such an attack could be conducted not only by the Russians but the Chinese, the north Koreans, and the Iranians).”   Russian Hackers Reach U.S. Utility Control Rooms, Homeland Security Officials Say Blackouts could have been […]

Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents Found For Sale On Dark Web, Researchers Say

Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents Found for Sale on Dark Web, Researchers Say Discovery comes amid heightened concern about how U.S. military secrets may be insufficiently protected from hackers https://www.wsj.com/articles/stolen-u-s-military-drone-documents-found-for-sale-on-dark-web-researchers-say-1531301401?mod=e2tw An MQ-9 Reaper drone in flight at Creech Air Force Base on Oct. 17, 2015, in Indian Springs, Nev. PHOTO: SRA CORY PAYNE/ZUMA PRESS By Dustin Volz […]