Command and Control

You Have To Hear What Keeps The Head Of U.S. Strategic Command Up At Night

It's not Kim Jong Un or Vladimir Putin.<p>Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel H—Commander Submarine Forces Pacif<p>Tyler RogowayView Tyler Rogoway's …

Military

Using infrared cameras to break out of air-gapped networks

Even the cleverest malware is stranded unless it can communicate with the people who sent it.<p>This can be hard to achieve without a network’s …

Communicate

Russia's 'Zapad 2017' war games 'more precise' than in 2013 says expert

The manoeuvres have raised concerns among western countries.<p>The military exercise Russia has been holding is "more precise" than its predecessor in …

Russia

Pakistan has secure nuclear programme, under civilian oversight: PM Abbasi

NEW YORK, Sept 21 (APP): Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Wednesday said Pakistan had a fully secure, reliable and robust nuclear command and …

Pakistan

Joint Gulf exercises wind up with aim to strengthen security, stability

| <b>Published —</b> Thursday 21 September 2017<p>The participating forces proved capable in dealing with and carrying out search and rescue operations, weapons …

Middle East

Avast Reveals More Details About CCleaner Malware Incident

Avast claimed that the Piriform servers were compromised before acquiring the company, and that it was quick to patch the software after learning …

Information Security

Android Banking Trojan: Red Alert 2.0 Attack Starts To Spread

Security researchers have discovered a new banking trojan targeting Android devices called Red Alert 2.0 that's being sold on the dark web and has …

Security

How To Lead With Empathy

A new breed of CEOs is defined less by “command and control” and more by “inspire and empower.”<p>My first boss was a bully. Just before I started working for him, a rumor circulated that he’d once thrown a desk out the window. Maybe the story was apocryphal, but it didn’t feel that way to those of us …

Leadership

Is North Korea's Air Force a Big Threat or Totally Obsolete?

What we know. <i>While old, the An-2 is one still an effective SOF support machines due to its low radar cross-section, ability to fly low and slow under</i> …

North Korea

Command and Control in North Korea: What a Nuclear Launch Might Look Like

A new nuclear state, in a major crisis with a conventionally superior nuclear-armed adversary, contemplates and prepares to move nuclear assets in …

North Korea

Another month, another malware outbreak in Google's Play Store

Google has had to pull 50 malware-laden apps from its Play Store after researchers found that virus writers had once again managed to fool the …

Google Play

Let's Go Hunting! How to Hunt Command & Control Channels Using Bro IDS and RITA - Black Hills Information Security

Logan Lembke//<p>Here at BHIS, we ♥ Bro IDS.<p><i>Imagine… Bro IDS Everywhere!</i><p>If you haven’t encountered Bro IDS before, checkout this webcast on John’s …

Linux

NSA’s Quiet Presence at a Base in England’s Countryside Revealed in Snowden Documents

Civil war was raging in Libya, and Col. Moammar Gadhafi was in hiding. Two thousand miles away, on the outskirts of a small village in the English …

National Security Agency (NSA)

The 'Team of Teams' Model for Cybersecurity

Security leaders can learn some valuable lessons from a real-life military model.<p>Looks like you've hit your article limit. Please or register for a …

Cybersecurity

Future of JSTARS recap program in question as Air Force explores other options

WASHINGTON—The future of the JSTARS recap program appears to be in limbo as the Air Force reevaluates the path forward for replacing its aging battle …

Military

Marines bolster Afghan air casualty evacuation skills in Helmand

WASHINGTON — After 16 years of war, Afghan forces still lack efficient means to evacuate wounded and dead off the battlefields in Afghanistan, And …

Afghanistan

Caramel Apple Sticky Buns

Ingredients<p>Dough:<p>3 cups all-purpose flour (approx)<br>• 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon quick rising (instant) dry yeast<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 …

Baking

More carbon dioxide in atmosphere produces food crops shorn of nutrients

Successive generations of Indians have quibbled about the sliding quality of dana-pani (food-drink) and hawa-pani (air-water). Now, US-based …

Agriculture

Would-be cyberattackers caught by malware with a sting in the tail

We all know that the dark web has marketplaces that sell malware to potential cyberattackers who would rather pay Bitcoin than spend time developing …

Security

Key-logging malware, dubbed EHDevel, found intelligence gathering

Security researchers have found a sophisticated malware framework, EHDevel, which started with more vulnerable individuals in bid to reach ultimate …

Security

U.S. Takes Fight to ISIS on Cyber Battlefield

No terrorist group has capitalized on networked technology more than ISIS, both for recruitment messaging and commanding their fighters on the ground.<p>…

Islamic State (ISIS)

America's Military Has Big Plans to Kill Incoming ICBMs (Think North Korea)

The Pentagon’s next intercept test will incorporate new missile defense technology.<i>Given the North Korea threat, missile defense upgrades are</i> …

North Korea

Cordless Tire Inflators Prove to Be an Easy Way to Get the Job Done

Keeping your tires properly inflated is key to driving safely, but adding air can be a real chore if you don’t have a compressor near where you live …

Consumer News

Stealthy malware targets embassies in snooping campaign | ZDNet

The Turla hacking group is using the new Gazer backdoor to conduct espionage, according to researchers at ESET.<p>A notorious espionage and hacking …

Security

Security researchers team up to take down Android-based DDoS botnet, WireX

A team of researchers from technology firms Akamai, Cloudflare, Flashpoint and RiskIQ, among others, have thwarted a lethal botnet called WireX, …

Technology (India)

Instagram API found leaking 'high-profile' email addresses and phone numbers | ZDNet

The Facebook-owned company says no passwords were leaked, but is warning users about suspicious calls and texts.<p>Instagram has alerted all its …

Security

Hit-and-run incident being treated as attempted murder

A 54-year-old man was struck by a car in Livingston on Monday following a police pursuit<p>Police in West Lothian are treating a hit-and-run incident in …

Crime

The Air Force admits it has a clandestine base in the UAE

For the first time in over a decade, the U.S. Air Force is publicly acknowledging it runs an air war out of Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.<p>The U.S. embassy in country recently worked with Emirati counterparts to make the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing — an Air Combat Command-run unit at the …

Military

IDG Contributor Network: Next generation firewalls to become last generation firewalls

Due to increased end-to-end encryption and the rise of affordable artificial intelligence (AI), your business’ security suite needs to evolve to keep …

Cybersecurity

Royal Navy looks to nature for futuristic sub concepts

In 2015, the Royal Navy released its concept of the surface warship of 2050. Now the RN is casting its crystal ball beyond 2050 by asking a team of …

Fish