Pentagon to Test 5G at 4 U.S. Bases Despite Warnings From Security Experts, The U.S. Navy, NASA, Doctors, Engineers, Environmentalists, Meteorologists, and More

Pentagon to Test 5G at 4 U.S. Bases Despite Warnings From Security Experts, The U.S. Navy, NASA, Doctors, Engineers, Environmentalists, Meteorologists, and More By B.N. Frank A growing list of credible experts continues to warn that incorporating 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) technology will one way or a bunch of ways lead to disastrous consequences (see 1, 2).  Thanks to Nextgov for the heads up on another really horrible 5G idea in the making: The Defense Department will soon begin prototyping and testing 5G technology at a handful of…

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U.S. Military Seeks A.I. “Quarterback” to Call Plays for The Internet of Battlefield Things

U.S. Military Seeks A.I. “Quarterback” to Call Plays for The Internet of Battlefield Things By Nicholas West Similar to its civilian counterpart, The Internet of Things, the military has been trying to increase the integration between physical objects, data collection, data analysis and autonomous decision making into The Internet of Battlefield Things. Several years ago, the Army issued a solicitation that summarized what they were seeking: The ability of the Army to understand, predict, adapt, and exploit the vast array of internetworked things that will be present of the future…

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U.S. Hospitals Turning Away Patients and Canceling Surgeries Due to Ransomware Attacks

U.S. Hospitals Turning Away Patients and Canceling Surgeries Due to Ransomware Attacks By B.N. Frank Being targeted by cybercriminals is no laughing matter – especially for health care facilities.  Non-payment of ransomware puts lives at immediate risk. Thanks to Threatpost for providing details about recently targeted hospitals, as well as plans being discussed to reduce risks: Ransomware overall continues to be a concern for governments worldwide: The U.S. Senate this week in fact approved new legislation aimed at helping government agencies and private-sector companies combat ransomware attacks. The legislation comes…

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Same Sh*t Different Day — Internet of Things Warnings from Security Experts Include Hacking, Death, etc.

Same Sh*t Different Day — Internet of Things Warnings from Security Experts Include Hacking, Death, etc. By B.N. Frank Whether they know ahead of time or not, people who install Internet of Things (IoT) technology in their homes are choosing to live dangerously. Unfortunately, government mandated widespread 5G and IoT technology installation forces us all to live dangerously. Security experts have been warning about IoT for many years now.  It has a 74% failure rate.  Trying to fix this seems impossible. The human race has managed to exist up to…

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Whistleblowers Report New Cars Are Vulnerable To Hacking And Thousands Could Die Because Of It

Whistleblowers Report New Cars Are Vulnerable To Hacking And Thousands Could Die Because Of It By B.N. Frank The world would undoubtedly be a better place if there was never ever another impaired driver on the road.  But what about when vehicles are impaired due to hacking? Older vehicles weren’t able to be hacked, and studies continue to warn about the potential for new vehicles to be hacked and how this could lead to massive traffic gridlocks as well as people dying. From Consumer Watchdog: A consumer advocacy group has…

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“Alexa, How Do We Subvert Big Tech’s Orwellian Internet-of-Things Surveillance?”

“Alexa, How Do We Subvert Big Tech’s Orwellian Internet-of-Things Surveillance?” By Charles Hugh Smith Convenience is the sales pitch, but the real goal is control in service of maximizing profits and extending state power. When every device in your life is connected to the Internet (the Internet of Things), your refrigerator will schedule an oil change for your car–or something like that–and it will be amazingly wunnerful. You’ll be able to lower the temperature of your home office while you’re stuck in a traffic jam, while your fridge orders another jar of…

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Silicon Valley Developing Augmented Reality Tech Based on Sci-Fi Film

Silicon Valley Developing Augmented Reality Tech Based on Sci-Fi Film By Daniel Taylor Artificial reality could enslave the human race. Over 2,000 years ago, Plato envisioned a prison in which individuals were kept chained in a cave. They had nothing but a wall to stare at which puppeteers projected shadows onto.  As reported by Fast Company, Silicon Valley is developing augmented reality technology based on a 2012 science fiction film called Sight. Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo, the film’s creators, have been working for several years with a Silicon…

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MIT Scientists Psyched About Harmful 5G and 6G Wireless, Dangerous AI and IoT Applications, and Their Laser That Remotely Beams Audio Into People’s Ears

MIT Scientists Psyched About Harmful 5G and 6G Wireless, Dangerous AI and IoT Applications, and Their Laser That Remotely Beams Audio Into People’s Ears By B.N. Frank Why are MIT scientists so psyched about unleashing biologically and environmentally harmful technology that also creates tremendous public safety and cybersecurity risks?  Is it because exposure to wireless radiation has saturated their brains so deeply that impulse control and common sense has been severely compromised?  Because they seem to be acting like the mad scientists portrayed in every book, comic strip, movie, and…

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Technotyranny: The Iron-Fisted Authoritarianism of the Surveillance State

Technotyranny: The Iron-Fisted Authoritarianism of the Surveillance State By John W. Whitehead “There will come a time when it isn’t ‘They’re spying on me through my phone’ anymore. Eventually, it will be ‘My phone is spying on me.’” ― Philip K. Dick Red pill or blue pill? You decide. Twenty years after the Wachowskis’ iconic 1999 film, The Matrix, introduced us to a futuristic world in which humans exist in a computer-simulated non-reality powered by authoritarian machines—a world where the choice between existing in a denial-ridden virtual dream-state or facing…

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The New Yorker Interviews Former Nat’l Security Director on How 5G is “Terrifying”: Cybersecurity, “Previously Unthinkable Surveillance Potential,” and Health Risks

The New Yorker Interviews Former Nat’l Security Director on How 5G is “Terrifying”: Cybersecurity, “Previously Unthinkable Surveillance Potential,” and Health Risks By B.N. Frank The New Yorker published an article yesterday – “The Terrifying Potential of the 5G Network.” In 2018, Robert Spalding’s job as senior director for strategic planning at the National Security Council included studying ways to insure that 5G can be made secure from cyberattacks.  He seemed more than qualified for the job.  In his interview with The New Yorker, he provides intricate details of why we…

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