Category social mdeia

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 […]

Cyber Command Is Growing Up. Now For the Real Issue.

Excerpt: Many, indeed perhaps most, of the most disruptive cyber attacks on the United States in the past years have been more about the impact of the use of information, not from the specifically cyber elements. The most important examples are the attack on Sony, in which the North Koreans released embarrassing and commercially sensitive information, […]

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, […]

Will U.S. Cyberwarriors Be Ready For The Next Big Hack?

Excerpts: People skills in cybersecurity also are needed at the policy level, said Debora Plunkett, former director of information assurance at the National Security Agency. “Cyber is a lot of technical work, but also a lot of policy.”   “We need lots of technical people,” Plunkett said at a New America conference in Washington. “We also […]

How Russia Is Using LinkedIn As A Tool Of War Against Its U.S. Enemies

How Russia Is Using LinkedIn As A Tool Of War Against Its U.S. Enemies By Jeff Stein, www.newsweek.com View Original One night in mid-March, Alan Malcher, a British military veteran, dropped into the Queen’s Arms, a working-class pub in north London. He took a seat at the bar and ordered his customary pint of Foster’s. Within a […]

Chaos And Order In A Changing World 

Chaos And Order In A Changing World by Dr Henry Kissinger capx.co · August 2, 2017 Lady Thatcher was one of the most significant leaders of our period. Decisive, effervescent, courageous, loyal, she was dedicated to shaping the future rather than following the recommendations of focus groups. I first met her in the early 1970s, when […]

Dark Web Service Claims To Be Able To Track Any Cellphone & Read Text Messages; ‘Home Is Where The Hack Is’

smartlightbulbhackerthreat  (article attached at link to left) Dark Web Service Claims To Be Able To Track Any Cellphone & Read Text Messages; ‘Home Is Where The Hack Is’ www.fortunascorner.com      Ali Raza has an article on the June 14, 2017 edition of HackRead.com, warns that “a service on the Dark Web,” is advertising that […]

To Curb North Korea, Target Its Cyber Arsenal

Thousands of North Korean tech workers, hackers and cyber criminals operate on Chinese soil, where they benefit from China’s superior bandwidth and network capability, according to a recent long-term study. | Getty To Curb North Korea, Target Its Cyber Arsenal, Experts Say By MARTIN MATISHAK 05/15/17 05:02 AM EDT https://www.politicopro.com/cybersecurity/story/2017/05/to-curb-north-korea-target-its-cyber-arsenal-experts-say-156808 The U.S. should explore another potential […]

Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks

Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick On How You Can Go ‘Invisible’ Online And Hide Your Digital Tracks   https://fortunascorner.com        Kevin Mitnick, for those of you who do not recognize the name is, according to his Wikipedia bio, “an American computer [cyber] consultant, author, and hacker — best known for his high-profile 1995 arrest; […]