Category technology & innovation

NSA: Cyber Attacks Are Becoming More Sophisticated, Aggressive, Disruptive

  NSA: Cyber Attacks Are Becoming More Sophisticated, Aggressive, and Disruptive Foreign hackers combine malware, cyber techniques used by other adversaries An IT researchers shows on a giant screen a computer infected by a ransomware / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz November 16, 2017 5:00 am Cyber attacks by foreign nations and criminals against both government […]

Mysteries Of Mayan ‘Snake God’ Could Be Revealed After Secret Passageway To An Underground Cave Is Discovered Beneath 1,000 Year-Old Mexican Pyramid 

Mysteries Of Mayan ‘Snake God’ Could Be Revealed After Secret Passageway To An Underground Cave Is Discovered Beneath 1,000 Year-Old Mexican Pyramid  http://www.fortunascorner.com      Tim Collins posted an article, November 13, 2017, on the website of the DailyMail, with the title above.  He begins, “an ancient Mayan pyramid that has fascinated explorers since its discovery by […]

Deadly Outbreak Of Black Death Which Has Killed 165 In Madagascar May MUTATE And Become UNTREATABLE; Infectious Disease Experts Believe If The Disease Reaches Europe Or The U.S.  We Can Likely Contain It — But, Sooner Or Later………..

Deadly Outbreak Of Black Death Which Has Killed 165 In Madagascar May MUTATE And Become UNTREATABLE; Infectious Disease Experts Believe If The Disease Reaches Europe Or The U.S.  We Can Likely Contain It — But, Sooner Or Later………..    http://www.fortunascorner.com      Are we on the verge of the next global pandemic?  Stephen Matthews and Chris Pleasance […]

Security Breach And Spilled Secrets Have Shaken The N.S.A. To Its Core

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core By Scott Shane, Nicole Perlroth, David E. Sanger, www.nytimes.com View Original November 12th, 2017 Jake Williams, a former member of the National Security Agency’s hacking unit. The Shadow Brokers, a mysterious group that obtained N.S.A. cybertools, identified his work for the agency on Twitter. Credit Dustin Chambers […]

China Has A Breakthrough In Spy-Proof Quantum Communications

chinasunhackablenetwork China Has A Breakthrough In Spy-Proof Quantum Communications http://www.fortunascorner.com      Patrick Tucker posted a November 9, 2017 article on the national security website, DefenseOne.com, with the title above.  It is about a subject I have written extensively about on this blog — China building an ‘unhackable’ communications network in space.  Nothing is truly ‘unhackabe,’ as […]

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. […]

The Rise Of Super-Stealthy, Digitally Signed Malware — Thanks To The Dark Web

The Rise Of Super-Stealthy, Digitally Signed Malware — Thanks To The Dark Web   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Swati Khandelwal posted a November 5, 2017 article on the cyber security website, The Hacker News, with the title above.  He begins by asking, “guess what’s more expensive than counterfeit U.S. passports, stolen credit cards, and even guns on the […]

“As Tech Giants Soar, Don’t Forget About The Lilliputians; Intel – The Deepest Value In Deep Learning”

As Tech Giants Soar, Don’t Forget About The Lilliputians; Intel – The Deepest Value In Deep Learning http://www.fortunascorner.com      Tiernan Ray had a full-page article in this weekend’s (November 6, 2017) edition of Barron’s, with the title above.  I refer you to Baron’s for Mr. Ray’s full article.  Mr. Ray reminds us investors that this raging […]

Bull Market For The Ages Keeps Bulls Happy; Artificial Intelligence Winners & Losers

Bull Market For The Ages Keeps Bulls Happy; Artificial Intelligence Winners & Losers http://www.fortunascorner.com      One of the greatest bull markets of our lifetime, keeps on chugging along; and, shows no signs of having a meaningful correction anytime soon.  Yes, we’re long overdue for at least a ten percent correction.  But, as the old […]

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 […]