Cyber SA for 14AUG2013….

Good Morning Folks … 早安, おはようございます-

It’s Wednesday 14 AUG 2013 and there is a tremendous amount of cyber situation awareness (SA) to share today!

There are distinct geographic section regarding cyber news in the following areas below you should review…including of course, the People’s Republic of China ~ 中華人民共和國, India, North Korea & Russia Cyber activities, various Intelligence Agencies & Cyber, and naturally, cyber news related to Hackers & Compromising Systems


People’s Republic of China ~ 中華人民共和國

The People’s Republic of China’s Emerging C4ISR Revolution
People’s Republic of Hacking…Survival of the Fittest: New York Times Attackers Evolve Quickly
Infosecurity – Go Ahead, Blame the People’s Republic of China
People’s Republic of China’s Huawei and the UK’s critical national infrastructure

How Censorship Hurts Chinese Internet Companies
Wikipedia Refuses to Comply with China’s Censorship
People’s Republic of China’s Huawei in push to ease concerns over national security

New York Times Hackers, thought to be Chinese, Back With Smarter Malware…
Tibetans Targeted As Dalai Lama Site Hacked To Serve Malware
Dalai Lama’s China site hacked, infects others
Central Tibetan Administration Website Strategically Compromised as Part of Watering Hole Attack

People’s Republic of China: Russia Remains On The Target List

Any Chinese Buyers for BlackBerry?
People’s Republic of Chain’s ZTE rumored to announce its own ARM based processor next month
People’s Republic of China’s Sina Corp in surprise loss
What’s China got against the US Constitution?
People’s Republic of China set to pass U.S. as top oil importer
Red Tide…Just how strong is the People’s Republic of China’s navy, really?

India, North Korea & Russia Cyber –

Cyber attacks point to India

Anatomy Of A Russian Cybercrime Ecosystem Targeting Android
Cybercrime-friendly underground traffic exchange helps facilitate fraudulent and malicious activity

North Korea’s Vast Cyber Warfare Army

Intelligence Agencies & Cyber –

Infosecurity – Mutually Assured Cyber Destruction
The NSA Is Commandeering the Internet
Irony Alert: Pentagon Now Sees Big Data as ‘National Security Threat’
U.S. sets up intelligence surveillance technology review body
First 100 Pages of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File Released | Threat Level |
Exclusive: After Multiple Denials, CIA Admits to Snooping on Noam Chomsky
The NSA is turning the internet into a total surveillance system
Now we know all Americans’ international email is searched and saved, we can see how far the ‘collect it all’ mission has gone

Israeli military intelligence unit drives country’s hi-tech boom
Unit 8200, Israel’s ‘GCHQ’, has spawned more technology millionaires than many business schools
Is This Iran’s First ICBM Launch Site?

Hackers & Compromising Systems –

Coming Soon: The Cybercrime of Things
Once everything in your house contains a computer, everything in your house can be hacked…
Hackers called into civic duty
Monitoring digital footprints to prevent reputation damage and cyber attacks |
XP’s retirement will be hacker heaven
Hackers will bank bugs until after Microsoft retires Windows XP in April 2014; expect attacks, say security experts


Semper Fi,