Archive for the ‘Cyber-security’ Category

The Chinese cyber-threat…

August 29, 2018

Continues to amaze me so much attention is being focused on the Russians (and Macedonians) … and so little on China.


Michael Pillsbury nails the point in his book The Hundred Year Marathon: China’s Strategy to Replace America as the Global Superpower


Hacked: The purloined smart card …

June 10, 2015

A friend reported an interesting – and very ironic – breach of credit card security.

She had one of the fancy new cards with an embedded chip intended to confound cyber-thieves.

In “normal” operations, no problems.


But, she encountered a truck-sized hole in the program .

Here’s what happened …