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

Enjoy!

People’s Republic of China ~ 中華人民共和國

The People’s Republic of China’s Emerging C4ISR Revolution
http://thediplomat.com/2013/08/13/chinas-emerging-c4isr-revolution/?all=true
People’s Republic of Hacking…Survival of the Fittest: New York Times Attackers Evolve Quickly
http://www.fireeye.com/blog/technical/2013/08/survival-of-the-fittest-new-york-times-attackers-evolve-quickly.html
Infosecurity – Go Ahead, Blame the People’s Republic of China
http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/33963/go-ahead-blame-china/
People’s Republic of China’s Huawei and the UK’s critical national infrastructure
http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/32810/chinas-huawei-and-the-uks-critical-national-infrastructure/

How Censorship Hurts Chinese Internet Companies
http://www.theatlantic.com/china/archive/2013/08/how-censorship-hurts-chinese-internet-companies/278587/
Wikipedia Refuses to Comply with China’s Censorship
http://thediplomat.com/china-power/wikipedia-refuses-to-comply-with-chinas-censorship/
People’s Republic of China’s Huawei in push to ease concerns over national security
http://www.theage.com.au/it-pro/business-it/huawei-in-push-to-ease-concerns-over-national-security-20130812-hv1cn.html

New York Times Hackers, thought to be Chinese, Back With Smarter Malware…
http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/new-york-times-hackers-return-improved-malware-124549?
Tibetans Targeted As Dalai Lama Site Hacked To Serve Malware
http://www.techweekeurope.co.uk/news/tibetans-dalai-lama-hackers-malware-124547?
Dalai Lama’s China site hacked, infects others
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/12/net-us-tibet-cyberattack-idUSBRE97B0QU20130812
Central Tibetan Administration Website Strategically Compromised as Part of Watering Hole Attack
http://www.securelist.com/en/blog/9144/Central_Tibetan_Administration_Website_Strategically_Compromised_as_Part_of_Watering_Hole_Attack

People’s Republic of China: Russia Remains On The Target List
http://www.strategypage.com/qnd/china/articles/20130813.aspx

Any Chinese Buyers for BlackBerry?
http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/08/12/any-chinese-buyers-for-blackberry/
People’s Republic of Chain’s ZTE rumored to announce its own ARM based processor next month
http://www.androidauthority.com/zte-new-processor-255274/
People’s Republic of China’s Sina Corp in surprise loss
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23677939
What’s China got against the US Constitution?
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130811/china-democracy-political-reform
People’s Republic of China set to pass U.S. as top oil importer
http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/13/news/economy/china-oil-imports/index.html?
Red Tide…Just how strong is the People’s Republic of China’s navy, really?
http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/08/12/red_tide_how_strong_is_the_chinese_navy?page=full

India, North Korea & Russia Cyber -

Cyber attacks point to India
http://webreprints.djreprints.com/3175410055735.html

Anatomy Of A Russian Cybercrime Ecosystem Targeting Android
http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/anatomy-of-a-russian-cybercrime-ecosyste/240159365?
Cybercrime-friendly underground traffic exchange helps facilitate fraudulent and malicious activity
http://blog.webroot.com/2013/08/13/cybercrime-friendly-underground-traffic-exchange-helps-facilitate-fraudulent-and-malicious-activity/

North Korea’s Vast Cyber Warfare Army
http://english.chosun.com/site/data/html_dir/2013/08/13/2013081300891.html?

Intelligence Agencies & Cyber -

Infosecurity – Mutually Assured Cyber Destruction
http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/view/33962/mutually-assured-cyber-destruction
The NSA Is Commandeering the Internet
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/08/the-nsa-is-commandeering-the-internet/278572/
Irony Alert: Pentagon Now Sees Big Data as ‘National Security Threat’
http://killerapps.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/08/12/irony_alert_pentagon_now_fears_a_big_data_national_security_threat
U.S. sets up intelligence surveillance technology review body
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/12/us-usa-security-review-idUSBRE97B0UT20130812
First 100 Pages of Aaron Swartz’s Secret Service File Released | Threat Level | Wired.com
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/08/swartz-foia-release/
Exclusive: After Multiple Denials, CIA Admits to Snooping on Noam Chomsky
http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/08/13/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

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/11/nsa-internet-surveillance-email

Israeli military intelligence unit drives country’s hi-tech boom
Unit 8200, Israel’s ‘GCHQ’, has spawned more technology millionaires than many business schools
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/12/israel-military-intelligence-unit-tech-boom
Is This Iran’s First ICBM Launch Site?
http://killerapps.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/08/08/is_this_where_iran_will_launch_its_first_icbm_from

Hackers & Compromising Systems -

Coming Soon: The Cybercrime of Things
Once everything in your house contains a computer, everything in your house can be hacked…

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/08/coming-soon-the-cybercrime-of-things/278409/
Hackers called into civic duty
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324263404578613850076916028.html
Monitoring digital footprints to prevent reputation damage and cyber attacks |
http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-07/01/digital-shadows-alastair-paterson
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

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9241585/XP_s_retirement_will_be_hacker_heaven?taxonomyId=17

Enjoy!

Semper Fi,

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