Category U.S. House Of Rep.

BREAKING NEWS: Venezuelan President Claims U.S. Pilot, 6 U.S. Nationals, Arrested For Espionage — Claims Pilot Was Recruiting Citizens To Stage A Coup

BREAKING NEWS: Venezuelan President Claims U.S. Pilot, 6 U.S. Nationals, Arrested For Espionage — Claims Pilot Was Recruiting Citizens To Stage A Coup http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Various news outlets are reporting this morning that Venezuela has arrested a U.S. pilot that they claim was attempting to recruit citizens to stage a coup against Venezuelan President Nicolas Mudaro. […]

GOP Senators: Paris Shooting Justifies NSA Powers

National Journal http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress/republicans-on-capitol-hill-paris-shooting-shows-congress-can-t-hamstring-nsa-20150107?ref=the_edge GOP Senators: Paris Shooting Justifies NSA Powers In the new Congress, some Republican chairmen think NSA needs more capability, not less. By Lauren Fox People hold placards reading in French “I am Charlie” during a gathering at the Place de la Republique in Paris, on Jan. 7, 2015, following an attack by […]

New GAO Report Says U.S. Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack; Nor Large-Scale Natural Catastrophe

New GAO Report Says U.S. Not Fully Prepared For Nuclear Terrorist Attack; Nor Large-Scale Natural Catastrophe http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Hope Yen, writing on The Associated Press’s (AP) website this afternoon (Dec. 19, 2014) notes that the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has just issued a new report concluding that “the U.S. government isn’t fully prepared to handle […]

Congress Mandates Report On Russian Nuclear Treaty Cheating

Congress Mandates Report on Russian Nuclear Treaty Cheating Report seeks U.S. response to illegal Russian cruise missile Vladimir Putin AP BY: Bill Gertz December 10, 2014 5:00 am The pending national defense authorization bill would require the Obama administration to fully explain Russia’s violation of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. A provision requiring […]

HASC, SASC Release Text of FY 2015 NDAA Agreement

HASC, SASC Release Text of FY 2015 NDAA Agreement WASHINGTON—Rep. Howard P. “Buck” McKeon (R-CA), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA), Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), Ranking Member of the Senate […]

Former DepSecDef Carter To Replace Chuck Hagel As SECDEF

CNN Reporting That Former Deputy Secretary of Defense Carter To Replace Chuck Hagel As SECDEF http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com CNN, quoting Republican Senator Jim Inhofe (Okla.), the top Republican on the Senate Armed Services Committee, says that Ashton Carter, former Deputy Secretary of Defense in the Obama Administration, has been selected to replace Chuck Hagel as the Pentagon’ […]

Tyupkin Malware Hacking ATM Machines Worldwide; Remain High-Priority Targets For Cyber Criminals

Tyupkin Malware Hacking ATM Machines Worldwide; Remain High-Priority Targets For Cyber Criminals http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Mohit Kumar, writing on the October 7, 2014 website, TheHackerNews,com, writes that “criminals are using sophisticated malware that targets Automated Teller Machine (ATMs) systems to withdraw cash — even without,” having a debit card. The new, backdoor program, called ‘Tyupkin,’ ‘requires physical […]