Category social mdeia

‘Thugs Wanted – Bring Your Own Boots’: How Isis Attracts Foreign Fighters To Its Twisted Utopia

An excerpt from their forthcoming book. ‘Thugs Wanted – Bring Your Own Boots’: How Isis Attracts Foreign Fighters To Its Twisted Utopia Isis has been hugely successful in attracting western violence junkies. Some are drawn by the prospect of adventure – and recruiters are increasingly promoting a sense of inclusion and purpose in the caliphate […]

When The Screens Go Dark: Rethinking Our Dependence on Digital Systems

Excerpt: The U.S. Army’s current path, with its emphasis on joint and multinational operations[28], will ultimately require the integration and interoperability of other services’ and various nations’ digital systems.[29] In the foreseeable future, the digital architecture will become more, not less, complicated, as the U.S. Army attempts to digitally connect headquarters, Soldiers, and vehicles[30] across […]

al Qaeda, Islamic State Encrypt Their Messages In Goods Offered On Ebay And Reddit, As Well As On Porn,Sites, To Communicate With Each Other, And Plan Future Attacks — New Book “Gideon’s Spies,’ Claims

al Qaeda, Islamic State Encrypt Their Messages In Goods Offered On Ebay And Reddit, As Well As On Porn,Sites, To Communicate With Each Other, And Plan Future Attacks — New Book “Gideon’s Spies,’ Claims http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Belinda Robinson, writing on the March 1, 2015 website, TheDailyMailOnline, says that “terrorists have developed several new techniques to communicate […]

Cyber-Armageddon Less Likely Than Predicted, Dir. National Intelligence Says

Cyber-Armageddon Less Likely Than Predicted, Clapper Says Bloomberg, Feb. 25 | Tony Capaccio WASHINGTON — A single cyber-attack that cripples U.S. infrastructure is less likely than a succession of costly computer attacks, according to the nation’s top intelligence official. “Rather than a ‘cyber-Armageddon’ scenario that debilitates the entire U.S. infrastructure, we envision something different,” James […]

Is Re-Tweeting ISIS ‘Material Support Of Terrorism’?

Is Retweeting ISIS ‘Material Support Of Terrorism’? from the depends-on-your-point-of- view-apparently dept https://www.techdirt.com/ articles/20150224/12545730130/ social-media-isis-material- support-terrorism-documenting- war-crimes.shtml Last week there was a bizarre and ill-informed post by music industry lawyer Chris Castle — who has a weird infatuation with the idea that Google must be pure evil — in which he tried to argue that […]

New, Free, Downloadable Software Called Dark Leaks — Promises An Online Method/Mechanism For Individuals To “Sell Secrets” With Bitcoins — Claims This Is A Secure Venue For ‘Whistleblowers’

New, Free, Downloadable Software Called Dark Leaks — Promises An Online Method/Mechanism For Individuals To “Sell Secrets” With Bitcoins — Champions The Site As a Secure Venue For ‘Whistleblowers’ http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com The website New Scientist, and The Russia Times, are both reporting that a soon to be launched, free, downloadable software, called DarkLeaks, is advertising itself […]

DARPA Is Establishing An Apps Store For Cyber Operations; Potential To Revolutionize Cyber Operations And The Digital Battlefield

DARPA Is Establishing An Apps Store For Cyber Operations; Potential To Revolutionize Cyber Operations And The Digital Battlefield http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Sara Sorcher, writing on the Christian Science Monitor’s new section on Security, and Privacy in the Digital Age — Passcode, — has article describing a new DARPA initiative [the Pentagon’s future projects/leading edge technology] — the […]