Category Open Source Intelligence

Examining Russian Disinformation

Examining Russian Disinformation NPR · by Author Interviews · November 19, 2017 Thomas Rid of Johns Hopkins tells NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro about the history of Russian disinformation and how it’s become more effective in the age of social media. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: When we look at Russian interference in the affairs of other countries, including ours, we should […]

Pentagon Data Leak: Massive Trove Of Global Social Media Data Left Accidentally Online

Pentagon data leak: Massive trove of global social media data left accidentally exposed online By India Ashok, www.ibtimes.co.uk View Original November 18th, 2017 The breach raises concerns about the Pentagon’s ability to ensure that its data remains secure iStockPhoto by: iStock The Pentagon accidentally exposed classified US Department of Defense (DoD) databases containing information that the US gathered on […]

The FBI Blindly Hacked Computers In Russia, China, And Iran

Excerpts: The news signals the bold future of policing on the so-called dark web, where investigators are increasingly deploying malware without first knowing which country their suspect is located in. Legal experts and commentators say the approach of blindly kicking down digital doors in countries not allied with the U.S. could lead to geopolitical fallout. […]

It Takes Just $1,000 To Remotely Track Someone’s Location Once They Click On A Mobile Add, Or App;  Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks

It Takes Just $1,000 To Remotely Track Someone’s Location Once They Click On A Mobile Add, Or App;  (Re-Post) Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks   http://www.fortunascorner.com      “I really feel like…someone is watching me,” goes the words to the 1997 hit song by the late […]

Containing Our Intelligence War With Russia

The comments highlighted in blue below is from/by Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell & his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comment:  Somehow I think this would be a one way agreement.  We would certainly live up to our end of it but would the Russians?  I think not.  Trust […]

The Terrorist Attack In New York And The West’s Banquet Of Consequences; 72 Years Ago, We Knew The Answer To Defeating A Poisonous Philosophy — It’s Time For A 21st Century Version Of The Nuremberg War Crimes Trials; And Defeat Militant Islam On The Battlefield Of Ideas

The Terrorist Attack In New York And The West’s Banquet Of Consequences; 72 Years Ago, We Knew The Answer To Defeating A Poisonous Philosophy — It’s Time For A 21st Century Version Of The Nuremberg War Crimes Trials; And Defeat Militant Islam On The Battlefield Of Ideas www.fortunascorner.com      Writer Robert Louis Stevenson once […]

DoD Releases Budget Figure For 2017 Military Intelligence Program (MIP)

You are subscribed to News Releases for U.S. Department of Defense. This information has recently been updated, and is now available.   Department of Defense Releases Budget Figure for 2017 Military Intelligence Program (MIP) 11/01/2017 11:13 AM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-379-17 Nov. 1, 2017 Department of Defense Releases Budget Figure for 2017 Military Intelligence […]

Social Media: The Fifth Column In The Fifth Domain

Social Media: The Fifth Column in the Fifth Domain www.thecipherbrief.com View Original October 30th, 2017 The key question as representatives from Facebook, Twitter and Google testify Tuesday and Wednesday before Congress is not how Russia used social media to interfere in last year’s presidential election, but rather what role U.S. voters, the federal government and […]

The Intelligence Cycle Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix it. – Modern War Institute

The Intelligence Cycle is Broken. Here’s How to Fix it. – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Nicholas Krohley · October 24, 2017 Today’s American military is, arguably, the most tactically adept fighting force in the world—perhaps of all time. It is, without question, the best-resourced military in human history. Our technological advantage is unprecedented, as cutting edge […]

Russian Operatives Used Facebook Ads To Exploit America’s Racial And Religious Divisions

Russian operatives used Facebook ads to exploit America’s racial and religious divisions By Craig Timberg, Adam Entous, www.washingtonpost.com View Original September 25th, 2017 The batch of more than 3,000 Russian-bought ads that Facebook is preparing to turn over to Congress shows a deep understanding of social divides in American society, with some ads promoting African American rights groups, […]