Category Internet

Cybersecurity Lawyer Who Flagged The WHO Hack Warns Of ‘Massive’ Remote Work Risks

Cybersecurity Lawyer Who Flagged The WHO Hack Warns Of ‘Massive’ Remote Work Risks NPR · by Mohamad ElBardicy · March 30, 2020 As a large number of companies opt to work from home, cybersecurity experts say it’s a hacker’s paradise. Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Large numbers of companies are rolling out mandatory work-from-home policies to help limit the […]

China And Huawei Propose Reinvention Of The Internet

The proposal has caused concerns among western countries including the UK, Sweden and the US, who believe the system would splinter the global internet and give state-run internet service providers granular control over citizens’ internet use. It has gained the support of Russia, and potentially Saudi Arabia, according to western representatives at the ITU. “Below the surface, […]

TikTok, A Chinese Soft-Power Time Bomb In US Living Rooms?

TikTok, a Chinese soft-power time bomb in US living rooms? The coronavirus has fuelled explosive growth of the app, which now has 800 million users, few of whom will know it is owned by China’s ByteDance While videos of dancing teens may seem benign, there are growing fears in America it could be a Trojan […]

White House Releases National Strategy For 5G Security

Excerpts:   The quietly-launched document outlines four distinct lines of effort that the bill called for it to include. They each briefly lay out the administration’s approaches and aims to: facilitate the domestic rollout of 5G; assess the risks and identify the core security principles of 5G infrastructure; assess the risks to United States economic […]

Russia Has A New Tool For Massive Internet Shutdown Attack, Leaked Documents Claim; Meanwhile Moscow Is Building Its Own Internal Internet That Is Disconnected From Western Access

Russia Has A New Tool For Massive Internet Shutdown Attack, Leaked Documents Claim; Meanwhile Moscow Is Building Its Own Internal Internet That Is Disconnected From Western Access   https://fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker posted a March 20, 2020 article to the national security and defense website, DefenseOne.com, warning that “Moscow’s latest cyber weapon would target a wider […]

Attacks On DOD Networks Soar As Telework Inflicts ‘Unprecedented’ Loads

The adversary gets a vote…… Attacks on DOD Networks Soar as Telework Inflicts ‘Unprecedented’ Loads As DOD scrambles to find equipment for those who can work from home, Pentagon leaders tell personnel: ‘No hand-shaking, no high-fives,” and clean your workstations. BY KEVIN BARONEXECUTIVE EDITORREAD BIO MARCH 16, 2020 defenseone.com · by Read bio Cyber attacks on Defense […]

Re-Post: New Gene Editing Technology, Easy To Use – Could Turn Viruses Into Unstoppable Bio-Terror Weapons; The Next Global Pandemic May Be Downloaded From The Internet;  Is It Time For The U.S. To Create A Dangerous Pathogen Facility?  And/Or Dedicate A Ship In Case Of Emergency?

pcast_biodefense_letter_report_final New Gene Editing Technology, Easy To Use – Could Turn Viruses Into Unstoppable Bio-Terror Weapons; The Next Global Pandemic May Be Downloaded From The Internet;  Is It Time For The U.S. To Create A Dangerous Pathogen Facility?  And/Or Dedicate A Ship In Case Of Emergency?     https://fortunascorner.com       Eric Nller has a […]

Book Review: The Dragons And The Snakes, By David Kilcullen

Excerpts: The snakes have learned to adapt their warfare and their systems to put the West on the back foot. Add to this the rapid development of the internet, wi-fi, mobile phones and social media, and you have warfare in which a small mortar team with a smartphone can use GPS to give their location […]

Russia Learning How To Bypass FaceBook’s Disinformation Defenses

Russia Learning How To Bypass FaceBook’s Disinformation Defenses   https://fortunascorner.com      Denial and deception, and a sophisicated disinformation campaign are all elegant arts that have been long practiced by China and Russia, and it is no surprise that Moscow’s disinformation practictioners have evolved to overcome Facebook’s disinformation defenses. Lily Hay Newman wrote in the […]

Opinion | Eric Schmidt: I Used to Run Google. Silicon Valley Could Lose to China.

We can’t win the technology wars without the federal government’s help. … To be sure, while we are competing with the Chinese, we should also work with them. There are many areas where cooperation can help everyone — for example in A.I.-based approaches to climate challenges, space exploration, disaster relief and pandemics. These recommendations are […]