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2016 Mirai Botnet hackers plead guilty

Last October three college students used a horde of infected IoT devices to perpetrate one of the largest scale cyber attacks on record. On December 12, two of them plead guilty. To launch their 2016 attack, the hackers utilized a zombie horde of over 300,000… Keep Reading

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Russia is attempting to build its own ‘independent Internet’

Russia may have its own independent internet infrastructure by August 1, 2018. That’s according to members of the Russian Security Council who reportedly discussed the creation of an alternative to the globally used Domain Name System or DNS. While Russian officials cite national security concerns… Keep Reading

Intelligence and National Security Summit

The State of US Intelligence:  A Time of Transition, Challenge and Innovation Just Confirmed! FBI Director Christopher Wray to Join 2017 Summit on Thursday, September 7th. Confirmed! Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Tom Bossert will provide the keynote address on Wednesday, September… Keep Reading

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Remains of a number of USS John S. McCain Sailors located

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Republic Of Singapore Remains belonging to some of the 10 missing Sailors aboard the USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) have been discovered, Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Tuesday. Adm. Swift said that Sailors were discovered today by divers performing… Keep Reading

Image main Defining and Designing Protective Structures to Thwart Terrorism

Defining and Designing Protective Structures to Thwart Terrorism

Lima Charlie News hears about some of the latest in Protective Design from international engineering firm Thornton Tomasetti. The firm’s recent projects include providing protective design services for One World Trade Center (Freedom Tower), WTC Towers 2-4, structural and protective design services for the new… Keep Reading

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Putin and Trump’s first meeting by the issues

Today, American President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for over two hours at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was their first official meeting, and they discussed issues critical to the countries’ relations. The only people who were in the room… Keep Reading

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