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George Smith

George Smith, Ph.D., has written on biological and chemical weapons for a variety of publications. From examination of captured documents after 9/11, he was one of the first to publicly determine al Qaeda had no capability in this area. Smith has consulted to terrorism trials as an expert on the analysis of seized electronic Internet-distributed texts on improvised weapons. He is currently writing a book on his experience.

McKinnon at Bay: Brit hacker finds Uncle Sam a hard man

Gary McKinnon, a British hacker accused of breaking into US mil computers right after 9/11 will find out tomorrow if he's about to be thrown into the thresher of mean American justice. The US media has had virtually no interest in him. But this is...

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New Stodge Same as Old Stodge: Napolitano on Counter-Terror

"Only you can prevent terrorism!" -- Cinders the Bear, mascot of the new, improved Department of Homeland Security That's one way to interpret DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano's message on national counter-terror strategy. "Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano called on Americans on Wednesday to join a...

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Electromagnetic Pulse Theatre: Man Who Shot Liberty Valance Time

"[An electromagnetic pulse attack is] a giant time machine that would move us back in technology a century," opined Congressman Roscoe Bartlett before the House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, and Science and Technology yesterday. It was part of a long meeting convened to discuss...

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The Pathetic War: South Korean and US websites suffer cyberattack

Imagined sigint from the front lines: North Korea: We'll make a handful of your websites load slow! South Korea: Just wait! Once we get our electromagnetic pulse bomb to work at a range of greater than ten yards ... North Korea: Your EMP-bomb building scientists...

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Theory of Stupidivity: Your Guarantee of Cybersecurity Failure

Today's cant on cybersecurity is news on 'Einstein,' the security system to be installed on all government computers in order to protect them from cyberspies. "It is supposed to detect known types of cyberattacks and immediately alert the cybersecurity center," reports the Wall Street Journal....

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