Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare

Chinese hackers will ‘stop using economic cyber-espionage’ to steal secrets from Canada


If hacking decreased by 90% following an agreement between the governments of the US and China, there must be some sort of ‘control’ over the hackers in China.  I have to wonder if there is a similar relationship in Russia which can be exploited? </end editorial> Following a previous agreement with the US, Chinese state… Continue reading Chinese hackers will ‘stop using economic cyber-espionage’ to steal secrets from Canada

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare

WannaCry-Style Cyberattacks Pummel Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Scandinavia


Many reports have used the word massive for the ransomware cyber attacks that are hitting all across Europe, Ukraine, Russia, and Scandinavia. By many reports, Ukraine is being hit the hardest. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and the National Police sites are down, hospitals, all sorts of banks, power companies. businesses and other infrastructure cyber… Continue reading WannaCry-Style Cyberattacks Pummel Europe, Ukraine, Russia, Scandinavia

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says it was used to plot bombing


By Andrew Osborn and Dmitry Solovyov | MOSCOW Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday that terrorists had used the Telegram messaging app to carry out a deadly suicide bombing on Russian soil, increasing pressure on the app days after the authorities accused it of breaking data laws. Russia’s communications regulator Roskomnadzor said on Friday… Continue reading Russia, upping pressure on Telegram app, says it was used to plot bombing

Electronic Warfare · Information operations

DE: The Army successfully tested a laser gun on an Apache helicopter


June 26, 2017 Robert Beckhusen Raytheon tests helicopter-borne laser pod The thrust of the U.S. military’s laser weapon tests have focused on the sea, on land and aboard fixed-wing aircraft. You need a lot of power to generate a beam capable of burning through a target, which limits where you can stick a laser. But they… Continue reading DE: The Army successfully tested a laser gun on an Apache helicopter

Information Warfare · Russia

Event: Facing Russian Propaganda and Disinformation


Facing Russian Propaganda and Disinformation 1100 New York Avenue, NW – 7th Floor – West Tower, Washington, , 20005 12:00 pm 01:30 pm Posted By American Security Project on Jun 19, 2017 Date: June 28, 2017 Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Location: American Security Project 1100 New York Ave NW Suite 710W Washington, DC 20005… Continue reading Event: Facing Russian Propaganda and Disinformation

Electronic Warfare · Information operations

Directed Energy & Next Generation Munitions Summit


As the military moves away from the COIN focused fight, and prepares for a more conventional near-peer adversary it is important that we lead the charge in defense innovation and development. With defense spending on the rise and technical advancements in power generation, thermal management, and HEL laser beam quality and control the time to… Continue reading Directed Energy & Next Generation Munitions Summit

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Top-5 Russian Fakes about US


June 17, 2017 – 16:54 – Tillerson Names Conditions under Which Crimea Would Be Recognized as Russian (http://www.stopfake.org/en/fake-tillerson-names-conditions-under-which-crimea-would-be-recognized-as-russian/) Scores of Russian media manipulated statements made by US Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson during his congressional confirmation hearing, claiming that Tillerson named the conditions under which America would be prepared to recognize Crimea as Russian territory. They… Continue reading Top-5 Russian Fakes about US