Category Encryption

Wikileaks: The CIA Can Remotely Hack Into Computers That Aren’t Even Connected To The Internet

The methods, means, and opportunities to remotely hack into devices continues to grow at the pace of Moore’s Law, or faster.  Indeed, researchers have now demonstrated that hackers can even breach your devices via an E-Cigarette.  RCP   Wikileaks: The CIA Can Remotely Hack Into Computers That Aren’t Even Connected To The internet By Keith Collins, qz.com […]

A Cyber Attack ‘The World Isn’t Ready For’

A Cyber Attack ‘The World Isn’t Ready For’ By Nicole Perlroth, www.nytimes.com View Original June 22nd, 2017 Golan Ben-Oni, of the IDT Corporation, which was attacked in April with two cyberweapons stolen from the National Security Agency. Credit Justin T. Gellerson for The New York TimesPhoto by: Justin T. Gellerson for The New York Times NEWARK — […]

Defense Strategy And The Iron Triangle Of Painful Tradeoffs

Excerpts: unavoidable iron triangle of painful tradeoffs (hereafter ITPT)   A defense strategy is an approach that ties together the goals, approaches, and resources (people, technology, dollars, etc.) that can best advance priority interests by exploiting opportunities and overcoming challenges. It must account for, and in some cases seek to shape, a complex and dynamic […]

America’s Industrial Might Is Working To End The Drone Threat

America’s Industrial Might Is Working To End The Drone Threat Dan Goure June 14, 2017 TweetShareShare For more than two decades, the U.S. military owned the skies when it came to the employment of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) or drones. From the tiny, hand-launched Raven and Puma AE (All Environment) to the ubiquitous Predator and […]

Dark Web Service Claims To Be Able To Track Any Cellphone & Read Text Messages; ‘Home Is Where The Hack Is’

smartlightbulbhackerthreat  (article attached at link to left) Dark Web Service Claims To Be Able To Track Any Cellphone & Read Text Messages; ‘Home Is Where The Hack Is’ www.fortunascorner.com      Ali Raza has an article on the June 14, 2017 edition of HackRead.com, warns that “a service on the Dark Web,” is advertising that […]

Russia Has Developed A Cyber Weapon That Can Disrupt Power Grids, According To New Research

     A little late to the party on this one.  And, Russia is not the only Tier 1 nation-state that has developed an offensive cyber weapon capability that can do this kind of damage.  One unanswered question is when do we expect that cyber mafia’s, cyber ‘patriot’ groups, terrorists, and rouge states will develop, […]

North Korea Dreams Of Turning Out the Lights

Comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell. David Maxwell:  I believe THAAD would defend against this kind of missile attack/threat against the South.   I should have added this:   As all military failures are a failure to learn, a failure to adapt, and a failure to anticipate (Cohen and Gooch), […]

DIA Chief Fears Agency Becoming Irrelevant — But, LTG. Stewart’s Remarks Are Reflective Of A Much Larger Cascade Of Difficult Issues Confronting The Intelligence Community; What The IC Needs To Do To Avoid……Its Kodak Moment

DIA Chief Fears Agency Becoming Irrelevant — But, LTG. Stewart’s Remarks Are Reflective Of A Much Larger Cascade Of Difficult Issues Confronting The Intelligence Community; What The IC Needs To Do To Avoid……Its Kodak Moment www.fortunascorner,com      That’s the title of Stew Magnuson’s June 8, 2017 article on the Real Clear Defense website.  Mr. […]

数字化 – 网络化 – 智能化: China’s Quest For An AI Revolution In Warfare

数字化 – 网络化 – 智能化: China’s Quest For An AI Revolution In Warfare thestrategybridge.org · by Elsa B. Kania · June 8, 2017 The PLA’s Trajectory from Informatized to “Intelligentized” Warfare China aspires to surpass the U.S. in artificial intelligence, seeking to take advantage of the unique opportunities that this critical emerging technology could confer to its economic […]

A ‘Devastating Global Cyber Attack’ Is Imminent According To Manchester-Based Cyber Security Company – Secarma – Hack Targets Microsoft Windows 2003 Servers Running The Internet Information Services Version 6.0

A ‘Devastating Global Cyber’ Attack Is Imminent According To Manchester-Based Cyber Security Company – Secarma –  Hack Targets Microsoft Windows 2003 Servers Running The Internet Information Services Version 6.0 www.fortunascorner.com      Shivali Best writes in the June 5, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online that the Manchester-based, cyber security firm, Secarma, believes that […]