Day Three Homeland Security Summit Middle East…Cyber Threat Intelligence SA You Need To Know….

Good morning from Abu Dhabi – yes I know it is Zero Dark Thirty here… thank you my Australian friends for pointing that out…

The restless, passionate and wicked never sleep…

Nonetheless, here is the latest Cyber Threat Intelligence you need to be aware of…

This one is my favorite! IN fact this is a very well written article…

Chinese Cyber Espionage: Don’t Believe the Hype

Of course, then this list of compromised US Military technology is also hype, isn’t?

The following is reproduced from the nonpublic version of the Defense Science Board report “Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat” as posted originally by the Washington Post:

Table 2.2 Expanded partial list of DoD system designs and technologies compromised via cyber exploitation


Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Patriot Advanced Capability-3

Extended Area Protection and Survivability System (EAPS)





Advanced Harpoon Weapon Control System

Tanker Conversions

Long-term Mine Reconnaissance System

Global Hawk

Navy antenna mechanisms

Global Freight Management System

Micro Air Vehicle

Brigade Combat Team Modernization

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

USMC Tracked Combat Vehicles

Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T)

T700 Family of Engines

Full Authority Digital Engine Controller (FADEC)

UH-60 Black Hawk

AMRAAM (AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile)

Affordable Weapons System

Littoral Combat Ship

Navy Standard Missile (SM-2,3,6)

P-8A/Multi-Mission Aircraft

F/A and EA-18

RC-135 Detect./Collect.

Mk54 Light Weight Torpedo


Directed Energy

UAV video system

Specific Emitter identification


Dual Use Avionics

Fuze/Munitions safety and development

Electronic Intelligence Processing

Tactical Data Links

Satellite Communications

Electronic Warfare

Advanced Signal Processing Technologies for Radars

Nanostructured Metal Matrix Composite for Light Weight Ballistic Armor

Vision-aided Urban Navigation & Collision Avoidance for Class I Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV)

Space Surveillance Telescope

Materials/processing technologies

IR Search and Track systems

Electronic Warfare systems

Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch

Rail Gun

Side Scan sonar

Mode 5 IFF

Export Control, ITAR, Distribution Statement B,C,D Technical Information

CAD drawings, 3D models, schematics

Software code

Critical technology

Vendor/supply chain data

Technical manuals

PII (email addresses, SSN, credit card numbers, passwords, etc.)

Attendee lists for program reviews and meetings

Indeed – don’t believe the hype, these are not the Chinese Hackers you are looking for…they already took your data! 🙂

Chinese vice premier, military leader meet US nat’l security adviser

China demonstrates defence determination to US: ministry

People’s Republic of Hacking: Chinese hackers ‘access sensitive US weapons systems’

Russia Uses ‘Single Register’ Law To Selectively Block Internet Content

Semper Fi,



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