Global Cyber SA for MON 19AUG2013

Good Monday morning folks;

Tremendous amount of cyber news from around the globe today – enjoy…

The first section has a rather lengthy series of stories related to the People’s Republic of China…including hacking, cuber warfare, the economy, and cyber crime…please take a look at the ‘cyber-mainia’ section which really illustrates the prevailing calm before the cyber storm…


People’s Republic of China’s “Warfare” Strategies and Tactics

Don’t Buy the Cyberhype
How to Prevent Cyberwars From Becoming Real Ones
Cyberwar Is Mostly Bunk
Cyberwar: nerds to the front! | World | DW.DE | 08.08.2013
The Changing and Terrifying Nature of the New Cyber-Warfare
The cyberwar against the media

US Facing Barriers in Cyber Talks with People’s Republic China…
No kidding…no one in USGOV careerland (e,g, Painter) speaks or understands…信 息作战, 網絡戰, 网 络战 or 信 息战争…
Chinese government evaluating IBM, Oracle, EMC for security risks | Electronista
How to protect yourself when outsourcing to China
Baidu Deal May Reduce App Piracy in China
IBM, Oracle, EMC Targeted In People’s Republic of China Security Probe: Report
The cyber tech cold war continues….
Goldman, Morgan Stanley in talks to buy stake in People’s Republic of China’s Huarong: FT

Will Lockheed Martin Risk People’s Republic of China’s Wrath by Supplying 66 F-16s to Taiwan? (LMT)
30 Boeing Attack Helicopters Headed for Taiwan (BA)

People’s Republic of China’s voyage of discovery to cross the less frozen north

Are Chinese Hackers Really From China?

Network-Centric Warfare in Asia

China’s New “Secret Stimulus” Program: Likonomics Is Dead

People’s Republic of China Says Broadband Speeds Of 20 Mbps By 2015

Ethiopia signs mobile expansion deal with People’s Republic of China’s ZTE

China’s Everbright probed over share spike | Reuters
People’s Republic of China Everbright Bank joins hands with telecom giant in mobile finance – Xinhua
People’s Republic of China expects nationwide broadband by 2020 – Xinhua |
IT key to economic future: State Council – Xinhua |
Efforts stepped up to curb fraudulent ID card use – Xinhua |
Agency fails to disclose full evaluation of China’s state-run firms|

‘United Asean will try to convince China on sea code of conduct’ |

N.Korea’s Vast Cyber Warfare Army
“IDF 8200 (cyberwar unit) is the best technology school on earth”–by-Joseph-Zernik-130816-906.html

Gen. Dempsey: U.S. military options against Iran “better” than last year

Threshold for kinetic response to cyber higher than for physical attack

“Estimating the cost of cyber crime and espionage”;recent
Cyber criminals add new exploit for recently patched Java vulnerability to their arsenal

Industrial control ‘honeypots’ show systems are under attack

Researchers Seek Better Ways To Track Malware’s Family Tree

Encryption is less secure than we thought
For sixty-five years, most information-theoretic analyses of cryptographic systems have made a mathematical assumption that turns out to be wrong.

Semper Fi,


International Cyber Situational Awareness for the Beginning of July 2013

Good day Folks;

My apologies for the late entry – international travel will do that to a person once in a awhile –

Nonetheless, here is a lengthy compilation of some of the latest International Cyber Situational Awareness for the Beginning of July 2013 –

Remember to search for “OP Middle Kingdom”


U.S. to press People’s Republic of China on cyber theft: Lew

People’s Republic of China Accuses U.S. of Hypocrisy on Cyberattacks |

People’s Republic of China’s Huawei’s Best-Kept Secret: An Army of Engineers

U.S. Is a ‘Hacker Empire,’ Says Chinese Military Analyst

U.S. Prism, Meet People’s Republic of China’s Golden Shield

LAP Green & the People’s Republic of China’s Huawei ink settlement agreement

The Willie Suttons of the Cyberage – Can we stop bad guys from getting into U.S. networks? |

JFQ-70: Unpacking Cyberwar: The Sufficiency of the Law of Armed Conflict in the Cyber Domain

Awaiting Cyber 9/11

Snowden spy row grows as US is accused of hacking People’s Republic of China

EXCLUSIVE: NSA targeted People’s Republic of China’s Tsinghua University in extensive hacking attacks
“…Tsinghua University, widely regarded as the mainland’s top education and research institute, was the target of extensive hacking by US spies this year.”

EXCLUSIVE: US hacked Pacnet, Asia Pacific fibre-optic network operator, in 2009

EXCLUSIVE: Ex-Booz Hamilton NSA Contractor safe in Hong Kong, more US cyberspying details revealed

US hacks Chinese mobile phones: Booz Hamilton Contractor: US National Security FAIL

Civic Party demands the US respond to hacking claims

Edward Snowden alleges US hacking People’s Republic of China phone firms

People’s Republic of China completes internet monitoring scheme in Tibet

Xi Jinping’s Decade And The Future Of Sino-American Relations – Analysis

People’s Republic of China’s Xi harks back to Mao in party ‘cleanup’

What to Make of Xi Jinping’s Maoist Turn

Hagel Vows to Prioritize Cyber, Nuclear Capabilities…Si vis pacem, para bellum
US DoD News Article…矽對海洋和平,帕拉戰爭

People’s Republic of China: U.S. should not hold multiple standards in cyber world – People’s Daily Online

People’s Republic of China ~ Snowden spying claims rejected – People’s Daily Online

U.S. charges Snowden with espionage

Edward Snowden: US government has been hacking Hong Kong and People’s Republic of China for years

Snowden’s Leaks on People’s Republic of China Could Affect Its Role in His Fate |

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs sets up cyberdiplomacy office

People’s Republic of China asks U.S. to explain Internet surveillance

People’s Republic of China’s Huawei, ZTE see vindication amid US cyber-spying scandal

People’s Republic of Acquisition: Nokia stock rises on rumors of Huawei acquisition
Operation Middle Kingdom – Finalnd technology now acquistion target of People’s Republic of China’s HUAWEI

People’s Republic of China completes Internet, phone monitoring scheme for Tibet

People’s Republic of China’s Huawei says has no plans to buy Nokia,huawei-says-has-no-plans-to-buy-nokia.aspx

Soft Power: A U.S.-China Battleground?

People’s Republic of China’s tyranny of uniqueness

Reforming the People’s Republic of China’s State-Owned Enterprises

People’s Republic of China lands three astronauts on Tiangong-1 space station

Home Office Throws £4m At Educating Britain On Cyber Security
Awareness push from government celebrated by industry

Report: UK spies hacked foreign diplomats

GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world’s communications

People’s Republic of China diversifies UK interests as Dalian Wanda invests £1bn in luxury brands

Use Tor, Get Targeted By the NSA –

What the NSA Does With the Data It Isn’t Allowed to Keep

Schneier on Security: US Offensive Cyberwar Policy

The keyboard: The weapon of choice in new type of warfare

Iran oil ministry denies cyber attack

Semper Fi,


People’s Republic of Hacking…Latest Cyber Threat SA…

Good day folks, here’s the most current People’s Republic of Hacking…Latest Cyber Threat SA…

People’s Republic of Hacking: Chinese Hackers Behind ‘NetTraveller’ Global Cyber Surveillance

People’s Republic of China has ‘mountains of data’ about U.S. cyber attacks: official

People’s Republic of China is victim of hacking attacks – People’s Daily Online
Incredible Infographic about the People’s Republic of China as a victim of hacking….

How the People’s Republic of China’s ZTE is winning the US market – People’s Daily Online

Global IT and techno-jingoism – People’s Daily Online

This week Barack Obama must avoid the start of a cold war with People’s Republic of China
Guess no one told the Guardian that the Cold War with the People’s Republic of China started months ago…

Shaming Chinese hackers won’t work because cyber-espionage is here to stay

People’s Republic of Siamese Copycats: Lei Jun Builds His Xiaomi Empire by Aping Apple and Steve Jobs

People’s Republic of Hacking: Cyber-attacks likely to take centre stage when Obama and Xi meet in California

Michelle Obama ‘snubs’ China’s first lady

Cyber Command Redefines the Art | SIGNAL Magazine

Enjoy –

Semper Fi,