Category Internet

Internet-Of-Things (IoT) Malware Discovered Trying To Attack Satellite Systems Of Aircraft And Ships; Black Hat 2018 Speaker Details His Successful Hack Of An In-Flight Commercial Aircraft WiFi Network 

Internet-Of-Things (IoT) Malware Discovered Trying To Attack Satellite Systems Of Aircraft And Ships; Black Hat 2018 Speaker Details His Successful Hack Of An In-Flight Commercial Aircraft WiFi Network  http://www.fortunascorner.com      Kelly Jackson Higgins posted an August 9, 2018 article on the security and technology website DarkReading.com, with the title above. For those of you not familiar, […]

VPOTUS Pence Details Plan For Creation Of Space Force In What Would Be The Sixth Branch Of The Military

Pence details plan for creation of Space Force in what would be the sixth branch of the military By Christian Davenport, www.washingtonpost.comView OriginalAugust 9th, 2018 Vice President Pence laid out an ambitious plan Thursday that would create a military command dedicated to space this year and eventually establish a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the […]

North Korea’s Kim Chaek University of Technology Launches Internet Web Site

David Maxwell Wrote:  “I do not think I will be visiting this web site.  I am sure every computer that accesses it will receive some kind of malware or virus.We should keep this in mind.  Despite being mostly isolated from the outside world north Korea has developed some superior information technology capabilities.  (I wonder how […]

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 […]

The Defense Department Has Produced The First Tools For Catching Deepfakes

The Defense Department has produced the first tools for catching deepfakes By Will Knight, www.technologyreview.comView OriginalAugust 7th, 2018 The first forensics tools for catching revenge porn and fake news created with AI have been developed through a program run by the US Defense Department. Forensics experts have rushed to find ways of detecting videos synthesized and manipulated […]

Hacking Tools And Ready-Made Phishing Pages Being Sold On Dark Web For $2; Dark Web Offers Run-Of-The-Mill Hacker An Opportunity To Move To Elite Status At A Very Cheap Price

Hacking Tools And Ready-Made Phishing Pages Being Sold On Dark Web For $2; Dark Web Offers Run-Of-The-Mill Hacker An Opportunity To Move To Elite Status At A Very Cheap Price     Waqas posted an August 4, 2018 article on the technology and security website, HackRead.com, with the title above. As Waqas notes, “there was a time when […]

How Prepared Is The U.S. To Fend Off Cyber Warfare? Better At Offense Than Defense, Author Says

The video is at this link and the transcript is below. https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-prepared-is-the-u-s-to-fend-off-cyber-warfare-better-at-offense-than-defense-author-says How prepared is the U.S. to fend off cyber warfare? Better at offense than defense, author says PBS · by Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn, Larisa Epatko · August 6, 2018PBS NewsHour Logo: Home Full EpisodesPodcastsSubscribeLive Aug 6, 2018 6:20 PM EDTTranscript Audio “We spent years worrying about […]

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 […]

What’s Behind North Korea’s New Internet Opening?

Excerpts: Image Credit: Flickr/ Clay Gilliland What’s Behind North Korea’s New Internet Opening? Is North Korea really giving its people greater access to information? https://thediplomat.com/2018/08/whats-behind-north-koreas-new-internet-opening/ By Tae-jun KangAugust 04, 2018        In recent months, North Korea has been actively promoting new mobile devices and services that allow its people to stay connected and online, giving them more open […]

North Korea And The Internet: Building For The Future | 38 North: Informed Analysis Of North Korea

Excerpts:   It appears the new building plays a part in facilitating Pyongyang’s connection to the greater global Internet, but its exact role hasn’t been reported. It could perhaps be meant to hold servers that provide the handful of sites that Pyongyang has on the web or as a gateway center to monitor and help […]