Cyber SA for 1302Z26AUG2013

Good Monday Morning Fans!

Extraordinary amount of Cyber Situational Awareness (SA) news from around the globe today!

The People’s Republic of China suffers a massive DDoS attack; Chinese military modernization of information warfare doctrine circa 2000 & 2008 – There are also stories about Russian Cybercrime; India’s cyber architecture and much other relevant good stuff to share in the variety of news posts below!

Enjoy!

People’s Republic of China suffers major DDoS attack on .cn domain

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2047427/china-suffers-major-ddos-attack-on-cn-domain.html#

People’s Republic of China’s Internet hit by biggest cyberattack in its history

http://money.cnn.com/2013/08/26/technology/china-cyberattacks/index.html?

Information Defense: An Important Part of Information Warfare…解放军报网络版-军事沙龙
This is Chinese Military (中國人民解放軍) Information Warfare (信 息战争) Doctrine Circa 2000

http://www.pladaily.com.cn/item/vote/houqing/content/7-015.htm

Chinese Military Networks also Need to Relate To Battle Strategies…网络攻防战也需讲谋略
This is Circa 2007 – 中國人民解放軍信 息作战

http://www.chinamil.com.cn/site1/xwpdxw/2007-11/06/content_1007865.htm

Cyber Warfare & the People’s Republic of China…Has the Wolf Come Yet?网络战,狼真的来了吗
This is Circa 2007 – 中國人民解放軍信 息作战

http://www.chinamil.com.cn/site1/xwpdxw/2007-11/01/content_1002668.htm

Chinese Military Active Defense: Target Enemy Critical Infrastructure信息防卫–信息化战争的重要一环
This is Chinese Military (中國人民解放軍) Information Warfare (信 息战争) Doctrine Circa 2008

http://www.chinamil.com.cn/site1/2008b/2008-06/17/content_1320115.htm

U.S., China and an unthinkable war
Both have planned for a conflict they hope to avoid.

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/commentary/la-oe-gompert-kelly-war-china-u-s–20130826,0,6126914.story?

US Navy seeks more cooperation with China in counter-piracy exercise

http://www.stripes.com/news/navy/us-navy-seeks-more-cooperation-with-china-in-counter-piracy-exercise-1.237354?

John McCain, China Trade Barbs Over Senkaku Islands

http://thediplomat.com/the-editor/2013/08/26/john-mccain-china-trade-barbs-over-senkaku-islands/?

China’s worried elites
Not since Mikhail Gorbachev began speaking of ‘Glasnost’ and ‘Perestroika’ has there been such a ferment among policy intellectuals.

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Analysis/Walker/2013/08/26/Walkers-World-Chinas-worried-elites/UPI-48771377490260/

China IP Rights. The Lackey View.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/2013/08/china-ip-rights-the-lackey-view.html

Sinopec profits surge as China eases pricing rules

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-23838922

China to investigate vice president of oil firm CNPC

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/08/26/uk-china-oil-cnpc-idUKBRE97P01V20130826?

China’s Military Says Pacific Rim Is American Propaganda

http://kotaku.com/chinas-military-says-pacific-rim-is-american-propagand-1196612758

PH, Vietnam hold talks to boost defense amid China tension

http://globalnation.inquirer.net/84123/ph-vietnam-hold-talks-to-boost-defense-amid-china-tension

Top Japanese firms’ classified info leaked on People’s Republic of China’s Baidu

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/08/08/national/leading-japanese-firms-confidential-documents-leaked-on-chinese-website/

People’s Republic of China Wants to Rise Peacefully, But So What?

http://thediplomat.com/flashpoints-blog/2013/08/22/china-wants-to-rise-peacefully-but-so-what/?

The Pervasiveness of Foreign Collection Efforts via Cyber Espionage

http://ci.speartip.com/blog/bid/329389/The-Pervasiveness-of-Foreign-Collection-Efforts-via-Cyber-Espionage

Cybersecurity Expert: Assume You’re Being Attacked Right Now

http://www.crn.com/news/security/240160280/cybersecurity-expert-assume-youre-being-attacked-right-now.htm

Local man Taiwanese gets suspended sentence spying the People’s Republic of China

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2013/08/23/387135/Local-man.htm

Chinese mainland’s Internet speed ranks 98th |Industries |chinadaily.com.cn

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-08/16/content_16898964.htm

People’s Republic of China’s Huawei, ZTE win bulk of China Mobile’s $3 billion 4G bonanza: sources

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/23/us-chinamobile-4g-idUSBRE97M02020130823

Is Taiwan’s HTC about to get acquired by People’s Republic of China’s ZTE, Lenovo or Huawei?

http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/082213-android-roundup-273111.html

Electric carmaker Tesla hits roadblock in People’s Republic of China over trademark
Tesla will pay dearly for not havinf read of Apple’s dillemma regarding IP & Trademark registration within the People’s Republic of China…but I’m certain they hired only the best to get them to this point :-)

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/23/us-china-autos-tesla-idUSBRE97M0D920130823

Despite denials, docs show McAuliffe company asked feds to fast-track visa for investor tied to spy list
MAKING CONNECTIONS: Chinese telecommunications company like Huawei Technologies Co. “provide a wealth of opportunities for Chinese intelligence agencies to insert malicious hardware or software implants into critical telecommunications components and systems,”

http://sayanythingblog.com/entry/despite-denials-docs-show-mcauliffe-company-asked-feds-to-fast-track-visa-for-investor-tied-to-spy-list/?

Africa’s Big Brother Lives in Beijing – Is Huawei wiring Africa for surveillance? Or just for money?

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/07/30/africas_big_brother_lives_in_beijing_huawei_china_surveillance?page=full

U.S. Fears People’s Republic of China’s Huawei Backed Spy Network In Africa (Update) -

http://chinadigitaltimes.net/2013/08/huawei-in-africa-new-spy-network/?

People’s Republic of China’s Huawei Secures $1.5 Billion Equivalent 5-year Term Loan

http://www.cellular-news.com/story/61663.php?

People’s Republic of China’s ZTE to post third quarterly profit due to cost cuts

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/21/us-zte-results-idUSBRE97K0XB20130821

People’s Republic of China’s Baidu buys majority stake in group buying site Nuomi | PCWorld

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2047322/chinas-baidu-buys-majority-stake-in-group-buying-site-nuomi.html

Multinationals in China…Guardian warriors and golden eggs
The state’s crackdowns on big firms are not all about bashing foreigners

http://www.economist.com/news/business/21584045-states-crackdowns-big-firms-are-not-all-about-bashing-foreigners-guardian-warriors-and?

Volvo building two additional assembly plants in People’s Republic of China

http://www.leftlanenews.com/volvo-to-build-assembly-plants-in-china.html

Foreign Executives Need to Exercise Due Care in the People’s Republic of China

http://www.china-briefing.com/news/2013/08/23/foreign-executives-need-to-exercise-due-care-in-china.html

Xiaomi’s new funding round skyrockets valuation to $10B

http://venturebeat.com/2013/08/22/xiaomis-new-funding-round-skyrockets-valuation-to-10b/

People’s Republic of China arrests activist who campaigned about leaders’ wealth | Reuters

http://in.reuters.com/article/2013/08/23/china-dissident-idINDEE97M05520130823

Review of US surveillance programs to be led by panel of intelligence insiders

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/22/nsa-surveillance-review-panel-insiders

US intelligence services go ‘on the record’ with new Tumblr blog

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/aug/22/us-intelligence-community-tumblr-surveillance

If You’ve Ever Traveled to a “Suspicious” Country, This Secret Program May Target You

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/08/carrp-fbi-immigration-terrorism-aclu

How an Idealistic President Embraced Cyber Espionage

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/nikolas-kozloff/how-an-idealistic-preside_b_3799193.html

Exclusive: UK’s secret Mid-East internet surveillance base is revealed in Edward Snowden leaks

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/exclusive-uks-secret-mideast-internet-surveillance-base-is-revealed-in-edward-snowden-leaks-8781082.html

New Study: Senior U.S. Military Schools Struggle to Include Cyber Education in Curricula

http://pellcenter.salvereginablogs.com/files/2013/08/JPME-Cyber-Leaders-Final.pdf

http://pellcenter.salvereginablogs.com/new-study-senior-u-s-military-schools-struggle-to-include-cyber-education-in-curricula/

New figures reveal extent of cybercrime risk to UK population

http://phys.org/news/2013-08-figures-reveal-extent-cybercrime-uk.html

www.cyber.kent.ac.uk/Survey1.pdf

Nasdaq outage resembles political hacker attacks – These are not the Hackers you are looking for…

http://macdailynews.com/2013/08/22/nasdaq-outage-resembles-political-hacker-attacks/

Serious cyber attack hits Belgian military intelligence service

http://www.mo.be/en/article/serious-cyber-attack-hits-belgian-military-intelligence-service

FEATURE-Ex-Soviet hackers play outsized role in cyber crime world

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/22/russia-cybercrime-idUSL6N0G61KM20130822

German IT officials reportedly deem Windows 8 too ‘dangerous’ to use

http://bgr.com/2013/08/21/microsoft-windows-8-nsa-back-door/

Govt to chart road map to safeguard India’s cyber security…

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/1879193/report-govt-to-chart-road-map-to-safeguard-india-s-cyber-security-architecture

Semper Fi;

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