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by | Mar 23, 2022

As the U.S. continues to support Ukraine through materiel and international sanctions on Russia, intelligence officials are now warning of a potential cyberattack on key American infrastructure.  An FBI intelligence memo from March 18 obtained by CBS has revealed that…

by | Jun 11, 2021

I’ve said it before. The worst way to repair a socket is to throw a glass of water over the electrician who is repairing it, and the worst way to solve a kidnapping is to pay the kidnapper the ransom….

by | Mar 9, 2021

Until a few days ago, and until now for those not up on the latest developments in the tech world, hafnium was a word describing a barely known element on the periodic table included in the manufacture of control rods…

by | Dec 20, 2020

Last Tuesday, Russia successfully tested a direct-ascent anti-satellite missile. The test wasn’t their first. It was a progression of the Russians’ development of kinetic satellite killers, including hunter-killer satellites. The Chinese have been developing and testing such weapons since at…

by | Jul 22, 2020

The diplomatic jockeying between Washington and Beijing over Hong Kong and Huawei, though important in its own right, has unfortunately done much to obscure the fact that there is a relentless cyberwar in progress amounting to tens of millions of…

by | Jul 17, 2020

Two big stories dominated news coverage of social media over the past two days. The first was the seeming confirmation that the White House is racing toward a ban on TikTok, the immensely popular social media app developed and owned…

by | Jul 7, 2019

What, exactly, is the cloud? Where is the cloud? (No, not up there.) In the most simplistic terms possible, cloud computing involves storing and accessing data and programs over the internet instead of a traditional hard drive. In many ways,…

by | Jan 15, 2019

At least 50 Indian stars and entertainment executives were targeted, and several of them hacked, by Qatar as part of an extensive operation that appears to have the aim of infiltrating and influencing Indian society by way of the country’s…

by | Dec 19, 2018

Trusting any internet service or company with your data is always, at best, a calculated risk. On the one hand, the temptation of certain services, or the need for access to some information, or the lure of personal convenience, can…

by | Jul 30, 2016

With the FBI now investigating the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s campaign as well as the DCCC, I have but one question. Could it be that the Russians didn’t understand that Donald Trump was only being sarcastic?

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