Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

OPERATION BUGDROP: CYBERX DISCOVERS LARGE-SCALE CYBER-RECONNAISSANCE OPERATION TARGETING UKRAINIAN ORGANIZATIONS


by CyberX Staff | Feb 15, 2017 | Blog | 0 comments CyberX has discovered a new, large-scale cyber-reconnaissance operation targeting a broad range of targets in the Ukraine. Because it eavesdrops on sensitive conversations by remotely controlling PC microphones – in order to surreptitiously “bug” its targets – and uses Dropbox to store exfiltrated… Continue reading OPERATION BUGDROP: CYBERX DISCOVERS LARGE-SCALE CYBER-RECONNAISSANCE OPERATION TARGETING UKRAINIAN ORGANIZATIONS

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Russian MFA Deploys Own Version of Fake Exposure – Fail


This ‘Western fake exposure’ site is in English, so the West is the target.   Notice the addressee list, the Russian MFA is obviously feeling some pain:  EU Mythbusters, Stop Fake, Yevhen Fedchenko, Лапшеснималочная, BellingCat, The Guardian, Shaun Walker, The Telegraph, and Roland Oliphant. All notable Russian propaganda exposers.    It was deployed by the Russian Foreign… Continue reading Russian MFA Deploys Own Version of Fake Exposure – Fail

China · Information operations · Information Warfare

Event: Hollywood Made in China


Hollywood Made in China American studios want a bigger piece of China’s USD 6.8 billion box office. They are willing to edit scripts and flatter China to get it. The Chinese government wants to limit American cultural influence in China, but also to use Hollywood to build China’s soft power. Washington has taken note of… Continue reading Event: Hollywood Made in China

#RussiaFail · #RussiaLies · CounterPropaganda · Information operations · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Dan Kovalik, Russian Useful Idiot Or Propagandist?


Seldom do I label anyone a Useful Idiot or Propagandist for Russia, but Dan Kovalik has worked hard to earn that title with this piece. As an expert, I proudly declare, he deserves it. He has light years to go to be on the same level as Stephen F. Cohen, but he’s trying. As I… Continue reading Dan Kovalik, Russian Useful Idiot Or Propagandist?

Information operations · Russia · United States

“What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”


*argh*  The phrase “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate” is a quotation from the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, spoken in the movie first by Strother Martin (as the Captain, a prison warden) and later, abridged, by Paul Newman (as Luke, a stubborn prisoner). – Wikipedia Dr. Ken Geers is a friend of… Continue reading “What we’ve got here is failure to communicate”

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · United States

Russian Interest In US Information Operations from 1 – 20 February 2017


A few months ago I began noticing Russian sites posting copies of mostly US publications on Information Operations, some Electronic Warfare, but very, very few about cyberwar. I noticed a few trends. All the domains are used once The spellings of the domains are seemingly random Many of the books are copyrighted and blatantly stolen… Continue reading Russian Interest In US Information Operations from 1 – 20 February 2017

Information operations · Russia

Russia / New Administration Media Ad Hoc – 21 Feb 2017


Whoo hoo!   My anonymous expert, who has compiled, analyzed, and reported these reports on Russia, has produced 100 of these.  This is #100! I missed quite a few, but I’m pleased to share them with you.  </end editorial> Russian propaganda machine turns on POTUS, and launches personal attacks. This is consistent with their escalation… Continue reading Russia / New Administration Media Ad Hoc – 21 Feb 2017