cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare

IO Topics In JFQ 2nd Quarter 2019


Joint Force Quarterly 93 (2nd Quarter, April 2019) Tactics in the Cyber Domain Warrior Women Unity of Command and Military Justice Source: https://ndupress.ndu.edu/JFQ/Joint-Force-Quarterly-93.aspx Tactical Maneuver in the Cyber Domain: Dominating the Enemy By Jennifer Leigh Phillips Imagine the possibilities if tactical teams could plan a raid that integrated air and ground support, and on-call fires in… Continue reading IO Topics In JFQ 2nd Quarter 2019

Information operations · Information Warfare · Iran

Iran Escalation (7)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Iran is attacking oil tankers on the far side of the Persian Gulf, attempting to interdict US oil and gas supplies.  Don’t forget, however, other countries receive their oil there, as well.  This may well blow up in Iran’s face if oil consumers begin to hold Iran responsible, and… Continue reading Iran Escalation (7)

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russia: Adversary or Enemy? Depends on Your Definition of Cyber Attack.


Tom McCuin / Apr 22, 2019 The Department of Justice released Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final “Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election” on Thursday. Predictably, it won’t be changing any minds. But it does reinforce one particular point that I’ve been making in this space for the last two years: Russia… Continue reading Russia: Adversary or Enemy? Depends on Your Definition of Cyber Attack.

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · NATO

World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week


Press release: World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week 4 April 2019  Next week NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) organises Locked Shields 2019, the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber exercise in the world. The annual exercise is a unique opportunity for national cyber experts to practise… Continue reading World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week

Information operations · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information Warfare

UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes


  From this article, I can make a few conclusions.  NSA has tools which can access iPhones NSA is using tools which can access iPhones Others, beside NSA, have access to these tools, they appear to be shared or for sale Individuals, trained by NSA, are for hire Raven, an intelligence gathering group, may or… Continue reading UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes

Information operations · Russia · cyberwar · Information Warfare · United States

Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started


The US has figured out correctly that Russia’s president only respects force. But after the revelations of US cyber attacks against Russian targets Vladimir Putin will retaliate, says DW’s Konstantin Eggert. According to The Washington Post, the recently established US Army Cyber Command completely blocked internet services to the Internet Research Agency in Saint Petersburg — better… Continue reading Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russian Hackers Targeted European Research Groups, Report Says


“Russian officials have denied that Moscow had any role in the hacking attempts.” Russia has no honor and never will. </end editorial> By Karen Weise Feb. 20, 2019 SEATTLE — A group of hackers associated with Russian intelligence targeted civil society groups across Europe ahead of May elections there, Microsoft said on Tuesday. The attacks,… Continue reading Russian Hackers Targeted European Research Groups, Report Says