Category Internet

David Sanger Interviewed On CNBC On His New Book:  “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age”

David Sanger Interviewed On CNBC On His New Book:  “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age” http://www.fortunascorner.com      New York Times journalist and author David E. Sanger was interviewed on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning/June 19, 2019, about his new book: “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age,” just out by Scribe […]

Blockchain All The Rage — But, It Comes With Numerous Risks

rp-blockchain-security-risks Blockchain All The Rage — But, It Comes With Numerous Risks http://www.frotunascorner.com      The title above is from Kelly Sheridan’s June 13, 2018 article she posted on the security and technology website, DarkReading.com.  And, she’s right, as being associated with blockchain has become a cottage industry on Wall Street.  “If you haven’t jumped into the […]

Why North Korean Cyber Attacks May Mushroom

The comment highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David  Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this article.  RCP, fortuanscorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “We had better be prepared for the increase.  I just spent some time working with a young researcher who really knows and understands the north’s cyber capabilities […]

‘It’s Only A Matter Of Time’ Before Cyber Terrorists HACK An Aircraft And Bring It Down — According To A New Study By The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security 

DHS-Document-Release-on-Aviation-Cybersecurity ‘It’s Only A Matter Of Time’ Before Cyber Terrorists HACK An Aircraft And Bring It Down — According To A New Study By The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security  http://www.fortunascorner.com      Numerous news outlets are citing documents obtained by the news cite – Motherboard – warning that “it is only a matter of time before cyber […]

Treasury Hits Russian FSB For Underwater Reconnaissance Of Internet Cables Moscow Plans To Attack Undersea Cables In Future Conflict

Treasury Hits Russian FSB for Underwater Reconnaissance of Internet Cables Moscow plans to attack undersea cables in future conflict An undersea fiber optic cable / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz June 12, 2018 5:00 am The Treasury Department on Monday announced the imposition of economic sanctions against Russian entities engaged in targeting undersea internet cables and […]

North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Is Nothing Compared To Its Cyber Warfare Capabilities

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “Yes it is farfetched to think this but I will throw this out anyway:  What if the north thinks that its cyber capabilities can be more effective […]

Are We Headed For A ‘Cyber Cuban Missile Crisis’ With Russia?

Are We Headed for a ‘Cyber Cuban Missile Crisis’ with Russia? thecipherbrief.com · by | Suzanne Kelly · June 5, 2018 Bottom Line: The risk posed to U.S. national security by what are believed to be Russian-backed hacking groups, is similar to the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis according to Cipher Brief Experts, but different, in that the U.S. […]

5 Years On, U.S. Government Still Counting Snowden Leak Costs

There are other costs as well — such as fostering a distrust of the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community and Law Enforcement.  Just look at what is transpiring at Google with respect to a DARPA contract.  And of course, the darker angels of our nature have changed and enhanced their encryption software, and changed […]

Google Won’t Seek To Renew Pentagon Contract After Internal Backlash

America’s ‘Greatest Generation’ could not have helped defeat Nazism and Japan — WITHOUT CORPORATE AMERICA.  Artificial intelligence, and quantum computing are two ‘races’ we cannot afford to lose.  But, with the kind of attitude being shown at Google — U.S. national security — and these two critical races may not end well for America.  Think […]

How A Pentagon Contract Became An Identity Crisis For Google

How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google The New York Times · By Scott Shane, Cade Metz and Daisuke Wakabayashi WASHINGTON — Fei-Fei Li is among the brightest stars in the burgeoning field of artificial intelligence, somehow managing to hold down two demanding jobs simultaneously: head of Stanford University’s A.I. lab and chief scientist […]