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Living with Pigs

I had a good vacation, the first since 2002. Two weeks of no computer, news feeds, and work intruding. I liked it so much I’m doing it again next month around Thanksgiving. 465 more words

Readiness

North Korea Launched WannaCry Ransomeware?

Ransomeware – Cyberwarfare

According to newly released intel by the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre it was discovered that recent cyber attacks, namely WannaCry was tied to the North Korean-affiliated hacking team Lazarus Group. 278 more words

Commentary

US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

Can you say ‘collateral damage’?

By Iain Thomson in San Francisco 13 Oct 2017 at 22:36

Two members of the US House of Representatives today introduced a law bill that would allow hacking victims to seek revenge and hack the hackers who hacked them. 243 more words

Information Operations

Cyber Command stands up planning cells at combatant commands

By: Mark Pomerleau

Cyber Command has stood up forward-deployed planning cells within the combatant command staffs to help better coordinate offensive and defensive cyber effects. 826 more words

Information Operations

World War H

“Each successfully exploited target is theoretically useful as a means to infiltrating another possible target.” – source

In the beginning, we fought our wars with spears and swords, and then, with guns and grenades, and now with keyboards and codes.

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Israeli spies found Russians using Kaspersky software for hacks: media

OCTOBER 10, 2017 / 9:51 PM

By Reuters Staff

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli intelligence officials spying on Russian government hackers found they were using Kaspersky Lab antivirus software that is also used by 400 million people globally, including U.S. 538 more words

Russia

Not That Kind of Sock Puppet

When I first heard the words “Sock Puppets” this week, my naive, somewhat blasé mind  admittedly conjured up images similar to those seen above. But unfortunately it’s a wild old wired world on that web, and in this case, we’re dealing with something much more alarming. 213 more words

Media