• CBS Says China Hack an ‘Embarrassment’ For the Obama Admin

    The FBI suspects that the hackers who breached the U.S. government’s employee personal information database, were associated with the Chinese government.

    The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) keeps and holds records on the 4 million current and former employees whose information was stolen by suspected Chinese-backed hackers.

    The FBI has launched an official investigation into the massive data breach. Back ground checks, job assignments, and security clearance information are among the nuggets of data that were seized in the cyber attack.

    “President Obama has been briefed on all of this and the size and scoop of this cyber attack is unprecedented,” said CBS News reporter Major Garrett. It’s “an embarrassment to an administration that has made cyber security a top priority.”

    Indeed, Team Obama’s White House counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco recently announced the new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC), modeled on the National Counterterrorism Center, at the Wilson Center in Washington.

    “The actions we take today and those we fail to take will determine whether cyberspace remains a great national asset or increasingly becomes a strategic liability, an economic and national security strength or a source of vulnerability,” Monaco said in February.

    The cyber security agency even lists three initiatives that it was created to execute:

    • To establish a front line of defense against today’s immediate threats
    • To defend against the full spectrum of threats 
    • To strengthen the future cybersecurity environment 

    China’s latest attack proves that this outfit was all fluff and another waste of your money.

    “As one official told us, ‘this is bad,'” Garrett said. “There is no way to put lipstick on this pig.

    Jerome Hudson

    Managing Editor

    Jerome Hudson has written for numerous national outlets, including The Hill, National Review, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was recognized as one of Florida’s emerging stars, having been included in the list “25 Under 30: Florida’s Rising Young Political Class.” Hudson is a Savannah, Ga. native who currently resides in Florida.

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