IoT – Hackable Thermostats

The “Internet of Things” (IoT to the cognoscenti) has been around for a while, but is gaining prominence now as almost every technology-based product that can be integrated with Internet access is in fact being integrated for Internet access.  The reasons for doing this are not always compelling…but ‘smart home’ tech has been around for decades (remember the X-10 home…

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Attrition Models and Asymmetric Cyberwarfare

In 1999 two colonels in the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) published their treatise, “Unrestricted Warfare” which details asymmetric strategies for defeating opponents that have technological or numerical superiority over your own forces. Cyberwarfare is explicitly called out, identifying the internet and computers in general as a new, fifth domain of warfare (in addition to land,…

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