On April 15, 2015, a network engineer noticed a strange signal emanating from the US Office of Personnel Management. That was just the tip of the iceberg. Source: Inside the OPM Hack, The Cyberattack that Shocked the US Government | WIRED (https://wired.com/2016/10/inside-cyberattack-shocked-us-government). HAWAII INTELLIGENCE DIGEST, 24 October 2016, 04:25 hrs, UTC, Post #4. Accessed on 24 … Read more Inside the OPM Hack, The Cyberattack that Shocked the US Government | WIRED
A distributed-denial-of-service attack on the servers of Dyn, a major domain name server host in the United States, caused temporary outages of sites beginning at 7 a.m. EDT on Oct. 21, The New York Times reported. HAWAII INTELLIGENCE DIGEST, 22 October 2016, 17:25 hrs, UTC. Source: United States: Cyberattack Targets Major Internet Domain Host | … Read more United States: Cyberattack Targets Major Internet Domain Host | Stratfor
Source: Duterte Announces Philippine ‘Separation’ from US (http://globalsecurity.org/military/library/news/2016/10/mil-1651020-voa03.htm). Hawaii Intelligence Digest, 21 October 2016, post #2, Accessed on 21 October 2016, 14:15 hrs, UTC. Reporter: William Ide. Comment: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is pulling away from the United States, both militarily and economically and realigning with the Peoples Republic of China. In prepared remarks for his … Read more Duterte Announces Philippine ‘Separation’ from US
Today, I begin a new blog focusing on geopolitical intelligence and strategic forecasting. The reason I’ve started this blog is to help mitigate some of the poor and unfounded conclusions reached by my friends in the print and electronic media regarding the intelligence posture in the United States. Some of the intelligence and military conclusions … Read more Hawaii Intelligence Digest, 20 October 2016, post #1.