Category social media

New Anonymity Network Named Loopix Shows Promise — Could Become Alternative/Replace TOR

New Anonymity Network Named Loopix Shows Promise — Could Become Alternative/Replace TOR   http://www.fortunascorner.com        The Dark Web, and the The Onion Router (TOR), have been around since 2002; and, has been a refuge for those seeking digital anonymity — from digital privacy advocates, to the off-the-gridders, and of course the darker digital angels of our […]

A British Voice In North Korea: A Threat To The Regime?

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  This is why broadcasting into north Korea is so important and a good investment.  Those 11% become key communicators who pass news of the outside world to […]

Is The NSA At A Tipping Point?  Should Its Entire Network Enterprise Be Scrapped? One Has To Assume Putin’s Spies & Beijing’s Collector’s Have Taken Full Advantage Of NSA’s Breaches & Miscues

Is The NSA At A Tipping Point?  Should Its Entire Network Enterprise Be Scrapped? One Has To Assume Putin’s Spies & Beijing’s Collector’s Have Taken Full Advantage Of NSA’s Breaches & Miscues   www.forrtunascorner.com        As you are probably aware by now, there has been yet another breach of NSA’s security, as another […]

Baltics Battle Russia In Online Disinformation War

http://www.dw.com/en/baltics-battle-russia-in-online-disinformation-war/a-40828834 EUROPE Baltics battle Russia in online disinformation war From the hacking attack on Estonia in 2007 to the fake news targeting the NATO battalions on the alliance’s eastern border in 2017 — the Baltic states have been the bull’s-eye of Russian-backed digital warfare.   Ten years ago, Estonians awoke to find the country paralyzed […]

Russia Provides New Internet Connection to North Korea

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, fortunascorner.com David Maxwell Comment:  This is very important and must be exploited. North Korea has few Internet users, but access to the network is available at major universities, to foreigners via smartphone, at […]

The Rise Of The Authoritarian Internet

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comment is highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comment:  This is why we need a Civilian Cyber Corps for Resistance Against Active Measures and Propaganda (CCC-RAMP) a corps of civilian cyber guerrilla fighters to resist Russian (and Chinese, Iran, […]

Dark Reading’s 7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach; And A Couple That They Overlooked

Dark Reading’s 7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach; And A Couple That They Overlooked   www.fortunascorner.com        The cyber security website, DarkReading.com, posted a September 11, 2017 article, “7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach,” by Jai Vijayan discussing their key observations with respect to this latest Tier I, or ‘Category 5’ cyber breach.   Application-level Vulnerabilities […]

How Silicon Valley Could Be Part Of The Solution In North Korea

How Silicon Valley Could Be Part Of The Solution In North Korea By Tim Bajarin, www.fastcompany.com View Original August 29th, 2017 With all the recent disturbing saber rattling from U.S. president Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un, East Asia has become much more unstable. World leaders and seasoned diplomats are urging constraint and intensified diplomacy to […]

Russian Bots Posing As Regular People Are Trying To Sow Discord On Twitter After Charlottesville

Russian Bots Posing As Regular People Are Trying To Sow Discord On Twitter After Charlottesville By Facebook, www.businessinsider.com View Original August 27th, 2017 A white nationalist in Charlottesville, Virginia. Getty Images/Chip Somodevilla Although the recent events in Charlottesville happened 5,000 miles from Moscow, Russia didn’t sit this one out. As has become almost routine after every polarizing […]

Highest-Level North Korean Defector Ever Says Kim Will Be Overthrown In 10 Years

     Ten years is a long time; and, a lot can happen/change in that time period.  Wonder if the same was said of Kim Jong-Il, the current ruler’s father about this far into his reign at the time?  The Kim’s are the Don Corleone ‘family’ of North Korea and Un will be ruthlessly cruel […]