Decided to pick up from multiple platforms and put my collection of notes, skills, experience, and opinions in one place so I can just refer disbelievers to this authoritative blog and save us all time and energy 🙂 I will copy old and add new content as I come across them. Better late than never … which is BTW not always true. Expect some intermingling of reality and comedy – ever so relevant now.
On May 24, an international team of investigators from the Netherlands, Australia, Malaysia, and Ukraine announced that a Russian anti-aircraft missile was directly responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 (MH17).
Until now, the Cyber Command has assumed a largely defensive posture, but in the spring the Defense Department opened the door to nearly daily raids on foreign networks, seeking to head off attacks.
A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users’ private data, has quietly been working for President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election effort, The Associated Press has learned.
New technology can block cellphone service inside an area as small as a jail cell.
The United States has the most fearsome cyberweaponry on the planet, but we won’t use it for fear of what will come next.
Source: Why Hackers Aren’t Afraid of Us
With its 19 lenses, the Mantis, one of the world’s most powerful cameras, can capture cities and people in the big picture, and then drill down into extraordinary detail. This tool is now powering the Chinese surveillance state. Photo: Qilai Shen for The Wall Street Journal
There is that whole realm of possibilities somewhere between SEAL training and waterboarding …
Source: Cyanide & Happiness