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OPM Breach Exposes Agency's Systemic Security Woes
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bhanstiu
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bhanstiu,
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6/10/2015 | 10:38:34 AM
Decades of neglect...
That one line says everything relevant about the functioning of the US federal government. Very aged infrastructure crumbling, bridges falling apart, 1950's power distribution covering vast sections of the nation, etc. etc., ad nauseum.... but we have billions of dollars to give away, billions for bombs, etc. etc., ad nauseum.... Is anyone really surprised by this situation? We have collectively allowed the US federal government to shirk it's responsibilities in the name of chasing dragons and unicorns, and monitoring all of our communications regardless of relevence to the actual 'busting terrorists' excuses we get all day, every day, all year, decade after decade.

 

From the bad joke that is TSA security theater, to the unpatriot games the NSA is playing, we have been sold a bill of goods, and have not received what we paid for. On all levels.
macker490
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macker490,
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6/15/2015 | 7:11:09 AM
much more serious than Snowden
this breach is MUCH MORE serious than the Edward Snowden affair.
agusanfear
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agusanfear,
User Rank: Apprentice
6/16/2015 | 6:59:51 PM
Re: Decades of neglect...
deploying anti-malware technology and restricting remote access for network administrators?

 

I mean how long does it take for the OPM to understand oblivious security protocols? Someone give OPM a cookie.
SolielM201
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SolielM201,
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6/17/2015 | 10:47:44 AM
Cut Off
Here's a petition to disconnect select Chinese networks from the Internet, for your signing on the right side if you are in agreement (digitally sign by submitting).  I'm asking for you to let your friends and family of the millions of people affected by compromised data (from OPM, Anthem, Home Depot, Target Corporation...) know of this petition and sign if in agreement.  change.org/p/icann-internet-corporation-for-assigned-names-and-numbers-tell-the-worldwide-internet-maintainers-to-disconnect-select-networks-in-china-from-the-internet-internet-2-0


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