Posts Tagged 'US military'

How Important Is A Secure Password?

According to TodayIFoundOut –

Today I found out that during the height of the Cold War, the US military put such an emphasis on a rapid response to an attack on American soil, that to minimize any foreseeable delay in launching a nuclear missile, for nearly two decades they intentionally set the launch codes at every silo in the US to 8 zeroes.

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Hack The US? Prepare To Be Bombed

A truly frightening aspect to consider is that very few of the people in the US government have any knowledge of how the internet (or anything high tech) works. Their ignorance will be backed by the US military.

ArsTechnica reported –

The US revealed its “International Strategy for Cyberspace” (PDF) yesterday. It’s mostly blather about how terrific “cyberspace” is, but it gets more specific on a few key issues like national defense. Could our next war start because of a hack? The government says it’s possible. “Certain hostile acts conducted through cyberspace could compel actions under the commitments we have with our military treaty partners,” says the document. “When warranted, the United States will respond to hostile acts in cyberspace as we would any other threat to our country.” Military force will only be used as a last resort after other diplomatic and economic remedies are attempted, but the US government has certainly realized the value of the Internet and has no intention of sitting quietly while corporate and governmental computer systems are attacked with impunity.

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Download International Strategy for Cyberspace PDF HERE

Navy SEAL Dogs Have Titanium Teeth – Awesome

Apparently, the working dogs used by the Navy SEALS have their fangs capped with titanium so that the dogs can chew through an enemy’s body armor. Robo-dogs?

Read all about these amazing animals HERE.

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Florida Girl Scouts Send Cookies to Guantanamo

According to myFoxOrlando –

GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA – Usually flights to Guantanamo Bay carry service members, civilians and family members, but on July 23, one flight carried more than 11,000 pounds of home: Girl Scout cookies. Donated by the Mints for Military and the Girl Scouts of Gulf Coast Florida, it took several workers, pallets and forklifts to unload the 1,550 cases of cookies.

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