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The Danger Of The Dark Web

March 15, 2017 by

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By Sharyl Attkisson ~ The latest WikiLeaks revelations—purportedly revealing CIA hacking tools and techniques—are a reminder of just how vital cybersecurity is. A big area of concern … the so-called Dark Web, a largely hidden online world where some of the most serious crimes are committed. The FBI has dedicated teams to battle cyber criminals, […]

Regional Power Grids Face Three Dangerous Threats

January 18, 2017 by

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Cyber and physical attacks — and the dangerous green energy balancing act By Larry Bell ~ Foreign and homegrown cyber and physical attacks upon America’s sprawling, complex, and fragile infrastructure of power lines and control stations were never contemplated throughout the system’s more than century-long creation. Nevertheless, coordinated assaults upon a small number of these […]

2nd Russian Hacking Report – Accusing Putin Of What Obama Is Doing

January 8, 2017 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ That is, trying to influence the election and its outcome. The report “Assessing Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections” released on January 6th by the Director of National Intelligence could be classified as “spam,” an irrelevant message sent over the Internet to large numbers of users for the […]

Election Hack Sows Confusion

December 22, 2016 by

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By Dr. Peter Brookes ~ The problem with the stories about the possibility of Russia influencing this year’s presidential election through computer network operations – cyberattacks or “hacking” – is that, at this point, the news raises more questions than it answers. Various press accounts – based largely on anonymous sources, and stemming from secret […]

The Australian Census Debacle

August 10, 2016 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Background. Yesterday was Census Day here in Australia. For the first time in the long history of our Census, first carried out prior to 1900, and done every five years, this Census was carried out online. Luckily, I got in a little early and filled out mine during the afternoon. It […]

Censorship Over Here And Over There

October 19, 2015 by

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By Edward Cline ~ A false alarm of sorts about censorship in the U.S. introduced via a revision of the U.S. copyright law was raised by Matt Drudge of the Drudge Report. It was reported on The Daily Caller and Pamela Geller’s Atlas Shrugs site. In an October 14th Atlas Shrugs column, “Congressional Review Of […]

Congressman Leads Fight To Get Government Out Of Your Emails

January 14, 2015 by

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By Kelsey Harkness ~ Americans shouldn’t sacrifice their freedoms as a result of recent high-profile cybersecurity attacks, said Rep. Matt Salmon, R-Ariz., today while speaking at The Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C. “A lot of the big government types try to use this as an excuse to come in and usurp more and more authority,” […]