Cult of Cyberwar: Laugher of the Day

Posted in Cyberterrorism, Extremism at 12:54 pm by George Smith

Americans are nothing if not the foremost braggarts in the world. It’s embedded in the national DNA. There isn’t a day that goes by without someone being proclaimed a rockstar, a wizard, a true star. Usually in complete absence of any proof why this should be so except that lickspittling in corporate America. Today’s headline […]


Cult Chieftain Flogs Book: Richard Clarke — threat or menace?

Posted in Cyberterrorism, Extremism at 10:34 am by George Smith

“How vulnerable would the U.S. be if a global cyberwar broke out today?” writes some cyberwar fugleman at a Forbes blog. “Vulnerable enough, according to Richard Clarke, former anti-terrorism czar under Presidents Bush and Clinton, that he rates our odds behind even those of our most Luddite adversary: North Korea.” For the Cult of Cyberwar, […]


Cult of Cyberwar: When Booz Allen’s Mouthpiece Attacks

Posted in Cyberterrorism at 2:13 pm by George Smith

Smiling Mike McConnell, one of the most famous salesmen-in-chiefs of the cult of cyberwar. Committed to hiring computer security specialists from the clutches of the government then leasing them back at premium rates for the benefit of Booz Allen business. From today’s news, Mike McConnell of Booz Allen’s cybersecurity sales unit, again making a putsch/pitch […]


Enormous CyberAttack Takes Ten Minutes to Undo Here

Posted in Cyberterrorism at 9:19 am by George Smith

From December on DD ‘old’ blog: [I] removed a copy of one of the Zeus/Zbot pieces of malware after it floated through my anti-virus software on Saturday. This took about ten minutes, not only to squash but also to upload to the vendor so that it might be detected at some point in the future. […]


Expose the US virus war machine (continued)

Posted in Cyberterrorism at 9:49 am by George Smith

After 20 years of national leaders and various experts making hay and fortunes on warning about others gathering to attack the US with cyberwar, what’s the sound when the US is exposed as the now most famous virus-writing machine for attacking others? Crickets. Well, that’s only a small bit of it. There’s still no shortage […]


Janey Come Lately

Posted in Culture of Lickspittle, Cyberterrorism at 9:38 am by George Smith

Some professor who puts her classes to sleep discovers a reason behind cyberwar hype: The drumbeat in support of government monitoring and control over private networks becomes deafening when the drummer is Bush-era cybersecurity chief (and now executive vice president of Booz Allen) Michael McConnell … It may be in consultants’ interest to create an […]


A plutocrat firm gets its stuff taken by the cyber-paupers (a continuing series)

Posted in Cyberterrorism at 9:17 am by George Smith

Smilin’ Mike and his firm, targeted by Anonymous. The ‘they had it coming’ rule in action. From the Beeb: A file containing more than 90,000 e-mail addresses plus passwords, logins and other information was put on The Pirate Bay file-sharing site. The group [Anonymous] said it stole the information by targeting a poorly protected server […]

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