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Five Years After Fugitive Edward Snowden Fled To Russia To Avoid Prosecution In The U.S. — Vladimir Putin, and Russians In General May Finally Be Ready To ‘Rid Themselves Of This Troublesome Priest; Edward Snowden’s Banquet Of Consequences

Five Years After Fugitive Edward Snowden Fled To Russia To Avoid Prosecution In The U.S. — Vladimir Putin, and Russians In General May Finally Be Ready To ‘Rid Themselves Of This Troublesome Priest; Edward Snowden’s Banquet Of Consequences http://www.fortunascorner.com      As founding father Benjamin Franklin once said about guests, “like fish, they begin to smell […]

China Industrial Policy Seeks To Steal ‘Crown Jewels’ Of U.S. Tech

We used to call this China’s ‘Great Steal Ahead.’  And, there is nothing new about this policy/strategy.   RCP, fortunascorner.com   China Industrial Policy Seeks to Steal ‘Crown Jewels’ of U.S. Tech White House exposes Chinese economic aggression Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz June 19, 2018 9:01 pm China’s government is using a multi-pronged strategy to systematically […]

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 […]

Ex-CIA Engineer Charged With Massive Leak To WikiLeaks

Ex-CIA engineer charged with massive leak to WikiLeaks By Josh Gerstein, www.politico.com View Original June 18th, 2018 Former CIA computer engineer Joshua Schulte was previously facing child pornography charges in federal court in New York. The indictment broadens the case to accuse him of illegally gathering classified information, damaging CIA computers, lying to investigators and numerous other […]

Pentagon Puts Cyber Warriors On The Offensive, Increasing The Risk Of Conflict

  Excerpts: There is little debate inside the government’s sprawling community of cyberwarriors and defenders that the United States needs to step up its game: It did not see the Russian hack of the 2016 election coming, or North Korea’s “WannaCry” attack last year, which crippled the National Health Service in Britain and rippled around […]

Why Hackers Aren’t Afraid Of Us

Excerpts: Yet out of a reflexive secrecy about cyberoperations — motivated by an unwillingness to acknowledge both our vulnerabilities and our detection abilities — the United States never called out the Russians for what they were doing. Nor did we exact any punishment. That proved to be a huge mistake. If Mr. Putin thought there […]

Former NATO Commander Envisions New Cyber Branch of Military

Excerpt: Cyberattacks carried out by nation states such as Russia and North Korea increasingly are sophisticated and brash, said Mr. Stavridis, the current dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. A dedicated cybersecurity unit would help critical infrastructure operators, for example, prevent and respond to attacks that could cause widespread […]

How To Increase Pressure If Diplomacy With North Korea Fails

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RC Porter, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  “We should be planning for this and more in anticipation of diplomacy failing.  We need to be clear-eyed about the history of the Kim Family Regime […]

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 […]

Russia’s Electronic Warfare Advances Offers Stealth Capability For Fighter Aircraft

Russia’s Electronic Warfare Advances Offers Stealth Capability for Fighter Aircraft Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 91 By: Roger McDermott June 13, 2018 09:25 PM Age: 11 hours Khibiniy complex on a Sukhoi fighter jet (Source: topwar.ru) An underlying driver in the reform of the Russian Armed Forces, first initiated in the fall of 2009, has proved […]