Former Pentagon Official Discusses the Chinese Hack of OPM
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by David Patterson to discuss the OPM hack, information the Chinese might have stolen and what the administration’s response has been.
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Tech at Night: …. but NSA gathering public information was the REAL threat
On a multi-user computer system, different user accounts have different permissions. In most Unix-based systems, there is a special account besides. Account zero, the ‘root’ user, bypasses all permissions checks. The Chinese attackers had root access to Office of Personnel Management servers. But NSA was the real threat ah, Rand Paul?
The OPM Hack is Just Awful
So, if you’ve paid attention, amid all the noise about Donald Trump and Rachel Dolezal, there was this little thing called the hack of the Office of Personnel Management. It was a hack allegedly by Chinese government operatives, and they have gotten just about everything you could imagine with regard to personal information on a huge chunk of American citizens, among others. It’s the type | Read More »
The No Scandal Administration
There is a severe void of information from our government concerning the massive hack into the Office of Personnel Management that is only now coming out in various media reports, including some from ABC News and The Hill. Via the former: The massive hack into federal systems announced last week was far deeper and potentially more problematic than publicly acknowledged, with hackers believed to be | Read More »