Cyber Security of Weaponized Media in a Socially Engineered World

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Defense, Gov 2.0, IoT Security, Online Reputation Control, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense, Weaponized Media
I.     Introduction The world is seeing an ongoing multi-faceted cyber attack(s) (social engineering) that uses weaponized fake media, digital false flags and other digitally obfuscated materials. These attacks stem from nation states, paid hacker cartels and mercenary hackers globally. These cyber security attacks utilize social engineering, weaponized media and fake media. We have been studying these socially engineered attacks since 2009, and have created unique responses to them. II.    Main body The Green Revolution of 2009 in Iran marked the first known use of weaponized social media. The Government of Iran utilized Twitter to get western citizens to spread their propaganda. Fast forward to 2016, where USA itself was attacked through long term, dedicated weaponized media cyber assault on our democracy; and government alike by Russia and its agents. This…
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Modern Information Warfare Hits Hard

Modern Information Warfare Hits Hard

Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Defense, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense
2016 was just the latest in #cyberwar; and #informationwarfare attacks where even bills were introduced in Congress. It has been ongoing as long as there have been digital mediums and technologies; and information distribution technology. My company saw it happening last year and got more and more concerned as the election grew closer. We literally wrote letters to people in government, people at the DNC and elsewhere, basically yelling as loudly as we could that the #USA was being cyber and information warfare attacked.   As a cyber security, and weaponized information expert - it was all too clear what was happening. It has left a feeling of being sick in the stomach for a year now, and this feeling has not abated. Because it has not ended. For millions of Americans and millions of…
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#cybersecurity The Gift everyone needs for the Holidays!

Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digijaks Reputation Control, Online Reputation Management, Online Reputation Security, Personal Cyber security, Reputation Control, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital Cyber Security
Happy Holidays. It is, as is so commonly mentioned in the media: "That Time of Year Again." Yup. Packages. Shiny New Things. Cool Toys for the Kids and kid-adults alike. It is also the time of year of increased cyber crime attempts aimed at retailers. Add also the time of year when more families and organizations introduce new varieties of malware, ad-malware, viruses, worms, bad bots and devices that phone "home" into our homes, workplaces and civic spaces. https://twitter.com/IdeaGov/status/668911020937580544?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw How? Because many devices are coming pre-loaded with malware. How many parents look into the workings of a cheap tablet before handing it off to the kids? How many people are checking new apps to see the permissions being requested on those new devices and old ones too? How many companies are…
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