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OPM: Personal Info On 21.5 Million People Exposed In Hack
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RyanSepe
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RyanSepe,
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7/10/2015 | 10:15:50 AM
Re: Lost war
I wouldn't say lost...I would say losing heavily. I think that security takes a back seat to ease of use unfortunately. "Oh, I can make my password my name. Great, I'll never forget that and no one else knows my name" (Sarcasm) Perhaps not that bad but for multi-form authentication ease of use is definitely the preferred among non-security professionals. I was just applying this mindset to one principle of security and does not pertain explicitly to the article but I feel that amongst many non-security folk this mindset is prevalent.
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RyanSepe,
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7/10/2015 | 10:11:40 AM
Attacker
Who was the instigator of the hack? Any leads?
dmba
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dmba,
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7/9/2015 | 7:21:15 PM
Lost war
If this is confirmed information..  America has lost the counter intelligence and cyber war.
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