CYBER SA for 1130Z22AUG2013

Good morning Cyber Fans –

Remember Red Dragon’s rules of cyber SA and newsworthy items – with writer deadlines both Wednesday, yesterday and the weekends are when you are likely to discover & learn about the nascent and unusual from cyber land…

In today’s edition of CYBER SA we have a decent batch of cyber related stories out of the People’s Republic of China…(中國人民共和國), news of Russia’s Cyber Initiatives; Iranian Oil going to China thanks to Hillary; proof that the United Kingdom has been definitely colonized by the Chinese under the ROE for Operation Middle Kingdom; HUAWEI’s endeavors in both Poland and Indonesia..yes and the latest silliness from our own shores…

Enjoy my friends – it is only Thursday!

Chinese Ransomlock Malware Changes Windows Login Credentials |
Poison Ivy RAT Spotted in Three New Attacks…ties to hackers in People’s Republic of China
Revamped Aumlib, Ixeshe Malware Found in New People’s Republic of China Attacks

In global cyber war, Silicon Valley urged to take care of own
As U.S., People’s Republic of China spar over attacks, Google others told to step up.

Veterans of 2001 Sino-US cyberwar become entrepreneurs
While some veterans of the Sino-US cyberwar of 2001 remain true to the ‘spirit of geeks’, many have since carved out profitable internet businesses

People’s Republic of China: ‘An economic force to be reckoned with’ | Asia | DW.DE | 21.08.2013
People’s Republic of China Takes Aim at Western Ideas

Surrounded: How the U.S. Is Encircling People’s Republic of China with Military Bases
US military options now must counter People’s Republic of China’s Operation Middle Kingdom in Asia Pacific….

US, People’s Republic of China still wary of each other despite military cooperation talk

People’s Republic of China’s Rise, Disputed Territories & Competition Between Major Powers In Asia-Pacific Concern For Canada And Australia – Report

The untold truth behind the US rebalancing policy|

A gap in U.S. sanctions law allows People’s Republic of China to import more Iranian oil

UK’s BBC Strikes China Content Deal…agrees to OP Middle Kingdom ROE
People’s Republic of China media: Online rumours
Xinhua reveals People’s Republic of China’s ‘Area 51’ in Inner Mongolia

Security probes into foreign companies backed by People’s Republic of China’s netizens
People’s Republic of China’s Sinochem plans further investment in Brazil’s offshore oil
People’s Republic of China’s Everbright’s strategic investments keep firm afloat after errors
People’s Republic of China arrests Weibo users for “inciting public dissatisfaction with the government”
A Chinese Wikipedia editor is banned from leaving People’s Republic of China until 2016
Indonesia’s flagship airline Garuda spotted using People’s Republic of China’s AliPay
Apple’s iPad sees People’s Republic of China market share shrink to 28%

What Is the People’s Republic of China Unable To Make?
Chinese Telecom ZTE Latches Onto Firefox for Image of Privacy – The Epoch Times
People’s Republic of china to Lead – Growth in Wind Energy to Boost Global Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Market
ChinaSoft International and Alibaba Cloud to Build Pilot Smart Government Services Cloud for Zhejiang

Apple loses ground in People’s Republic of China smartphone market
Apple Takes A Small Step Toward Boosting Its Presence In the People’s Republic of China
Apple’s iPad suffers drastic decline in share of Chinese tablet market while cheap competitors grow

Japan’s nuclear crisis deepens, China expresses ‘shock’
Malaysia’s Celcom signs five year digital services deal with People’s Republic of China’s Huawei
People’s Republic of China’s Huawei Helps Polish Government Build
…the World’s First 3.6GHz~3.8GHz eLTE Broadband Access Network
Poland is the Operation Middle Kingdom target for colonization in Eastern Europe…

Soldier of Fortune –
Memories of army life from both sides of the Chinese Civil War to a reeducation camp after the Korean War

Australia’s glittering investments from People’s Republic of China are not all gold
New Zealand spy bills key up controversy
Laws expected to pass this week anger surveillance-wary New Zealanders and irk China, a major trading partner.

Russian Military Creating Cyber Warfare Branch | Defense | RIA Novosti
Russia Preparing New Cyber Warfare Branch, Military Official Says
Russia’s FSB mulls ban on ‘Tor’ online anonymity network — RT Russian

Poison Ivy: Assessing Damage and Extracting Intelligence
You Had Me at NIST…謝謝您.. Persistent Threat @AdvancedThreat

From Nuclear Deterrence To Cyber Deterrence – OpEd

Dancho Danchev’s Blog – Mind Streams of Information Security Knowledge: The Cost of Anonymizing a Cybercriminal’s Internet Activities – Part Three
McAfee: ‘$1 trillion global cyber crime cost was over the top’

Millions stolen from US banks after ‘wire payment switch’ targeted,millions-stolen-from-us-banks-after-wire-payment-switch-targeted.aspx

In ‘cyber’ Maryland, a bid for business growth

The 2013 Cybersecurity Executive Order: Potential Impacts On The Private Sector – Strategy – United States
Resilience of the Internet Interconnection Ecosystem — ENISA


Semper Fi,