Category NSA

What Is Cyber War? Everything You Need To Know About The Frightening Future Of Digital Conflict

What Is Cyber War? Everything You Need To Know About The Frightening Future Of Digital Conflict | ZDNet ZDNet · by Steve Ranger What is cyberwar? special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity Today’s security threats have expanded in scope and seriousness. There can now be millions — or even billions — of dollars at risk […]

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’ by Paul Bedard  | November 30, 2018 09:33 AM In an extraordinary and sobering report meant to wake the nation up to a growing threat, a new military white paper warns that an electromagnetic pulse weapon attack such as those developed by North Korea, Russia, and Iran […]

Russian Hackers Are Still Probing The U.S. Power Grid

Russian Hackers Are Still Probing The U.S. Power Grid Wired · by Lily Hay Newman · November 28, 2018 In recent years, hacks against the power grid have gone from a mostly theoretical risk to a real-world problem. Two large-scale blackouts in Ukraine caused by Russian cyberattacks in 2015 and 2016 showed just how feasible it is. But grid hacking comes in less […]

Uncovering Chinese Espionage In The U.S.

Uncovering Chinese Espionage In The U.S. A detailed look into how, why, and where Chinese spies are active in the United States.By Nicholas EftimiadesNovember 28, 2018 Twenty years ago, I testified before a U.S. congressional committee on China’s espionage operations in the United States. I left the Members with what I thought was an ominous warning: […]

Five Challenges Facing Trump’s Military

The 5: ” 1) The budget;  2) Space force;  3) “Great Power” Competition;  4) Afghanistan; and, 5) Missile Defense.” To these I would add, Cyber, Artificial Intelligence, the potential loss of stealth in the air; under the sea and on the ground; drone/autonomous systems warfare; potential capability surprise on the ‘battlefield’; and biomteic/identity management which […]

The New Radicalization Of The Internet

The New Radicalization Of The Internet The New York Times · by The Editorial Board · November 24, 2018 Jihadists and right-wing extremists use remarkably similar social media strategies. The editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section. CreditWoody Harrington Social media has […]

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints; DeepMasterPrints” Can Successfully Masquerade As Legitimate Prints For Several Different People” – The Fingerprint Sensor On Your Devices Isn’t As Safe/Secure As You Think

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints; “DeepMasterPrints” Can Successfully Masquerade As Legitimate Prints For Several Different People” – The Fingerprint Sensor On Your Devices Isn’t As Safe/Secure As You Think http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above is from Lily Hay Newman’s November 17, 2018 article that she posted to the security and technology website, WIRED.com. She […]

China ‘Has Taken The Gloves Off’ In Its Thefts Of U.S. Technology Secrets

China ‘Has Taken The Gloves Off’ In Its Thefts Of U.S. Technology Secrets Del Quentin Wilber The Justice Department alleges a Chinese-backed company obtained secret technology behind Micron’s DRAM chips, like the ones pictured here. (Micron Technology) It was the great microchip heist — a stunning Chinese-backed effort that pilfered as much as $8.75 billion […]

DARPA’s Hail Mary Plan To Re-Start A Hacked U.S. Electrical Grid — In The Aftermath Of A Cyber Pearl Harbor Attack

DARPA’s Hail Mary Plan To Re-Start A Hacked U.S. Electrical Grid — In The Aftermath Of A Cyber Pearl Harbor Attack http://www.fortunascorner.com     Cyber experts have been warning for at least two decades about the real potential for a Cyber Pearl Harbor-type event here in the U.S., whereby terrorists or other malcontents sabotage and shutdown the entire […]

North Korean Hackers Pose Threat Through Innovative Tactics, Say Experts

North Korean Hackers Pose Threat Through Innovative Tactics, Say Experts washingtontimes.com · by Dan Boylan A solider watches code lines on his computer at the French Defense ministry stand during the International Cybersecurity forum in Lille, northern France, Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler) **FILE** more > China, Russia and Iran each pose evolving cyberthreats to […]