Trump Admin Seeking Global Cyber Dominance

Finally!

https://archive.org/services/img/2007NSAProceduresUsedToTargetNonUSPersons Archivo:Presidential-policy-directive 20.pdf - Wikipedia ...

President Trump signed an order that reverses the classified rules and cyber processes from the Obama administration, known as IVE PPD 20. It was signed in October 2012, and this directive supersedes National Security Presidential Directive NSPD-38. Integrating cyber tools with those of national security, the directive complements NSPD-54/Homeland Security Presidential Directive HSPD-23.

Per WikiPedia:

Bomb Threat Ground Planes in Chile, Peru, Greece and Argentina

Defense Secretary Mattis just happened to be in Chile.

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis highlights a joint agreement he signed on cooperation between the United States and Chile in cyber operations and protection of Chile’s cyber domain during a visit to Santiago, Chile, Aug. 16, 2018.

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Reported on the 9th: Mattis embarks Sunday, Aug. 12 on his first trip to South America while leading the Department of Defense.

K2/Spice Overdoses, Sadly Very Common

It is sold at convenience stores and costs $20-$50 per 3 grams. It is legal and is undetectable in drug tests.

It has a few names other than laced marijuana, such as K2, Spice, Genie, Mojo or Zohai. Head shops sell it as for the most part it is not regulated in the United States but is banned in most of Europe.

One K2 sample tests negative for Fentanyl as New Haven ...

Synthetic cannabinoid users report some effects similar to those produced by marijuana:

30,000 ISIS Fighters is Not Defeat

Army Col. Sean Ryan, the spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, spoke to Pentagon reporters about progress being made against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. He spoke via satellite from Baghdad.

After Losses in Syria and Iraq, ISIS Moves the Goal Posts ... photo

“In Iraq, operations continue to secure areas across the country, as Iraq security forces locate, identify and destroying ISIS remnants,” Ryan said. “Last week alone, … operations across Iraq have resulted in the arrest of more than 50 suspected terrorists and the removal of 500 pounds of improvised explosive devices.”

Boy, 11, Hacks into Replica U.S. Vote Website in Minutes

(Reuters) – An 11-year-old boy managed to hack into a replica of Florida’s election results website in 10 minutes and change names and tallies during a hackers convention, organizers said, stoking concerns about security ahead of nationwide votes.

** 11-Year Old Emmett Brewer Hacks Into Replica US Vote ... photo

The boy was the quickest of 35 children, ages 6 to 17, who all eventually hacked into copies of the websites of six swing states during the three-day Def Con security convention over the weekend, the event said on Twitter on Tuesday.