#hacking | Conservatives press Trudeau on alleged Chinese role in hack of Canadian data | LethbridgeNewsNOW| Lethbridge, Alberta

Hackers accessed the personal information of 145.5 million Americans and hundreds of thousands of Britons in the incident. The breach also involved the information of about 19,000 Canadians, including names, addresses, social-insurance numbers and credit-card numbers as well as usernames, passwords and security-question data. Pierre Paul-Hus and Glen Motz, the Conservative public safety critics, want Trudeau to explain what…

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#hacking | Conservatives press Trudeau on alleged Chinese role in hack of Canadian data – Surrey Now-Leader

The Conservatives want to know what federal officials are doing about China’s alleged involvement in stealing data from thousands of Canadians. In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, two Conservative MPs say it is extremely worrisome that members of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army stand accused of the high-profile…

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#hacking | Daily Inter Lake – Politics & Government, US counterintel strategy emphasizes protection of democracy

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. government’s top counterintelligence official said Monday that he was concerned Russia or other foreign adversaries could exploit the chaos of the Iowa caucuses to sow distrust in the integrity of America’s elections. “How can an adversary take what happened in Iowa and pour gasoline on it?”…

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#hacking | Hillicon Valley: DOJ indicts four Chinese military officers over Equifax hack | Amazon seeks Trump deposition in ‘war cloud’ lawsuit | Inside Trump’s budget | Republican proposes FTC overhaul

Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill’s newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. If you don’t already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter with this LINK. Welcome! Follow the cyber team, Maggie Miller (@magmill95), and the…

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#hacking | Why Infastructure Companies Need to Protect Themselves Against Hostile Foreign Powers

Cybersecurity is the set of practices, processes and systems for protecting Information Technologies (IT), which consists of computers, networks, software and stored information, from digital attack. Cybersecurity has become a preoccupation for the government, private sector, institutions and individuals. Billions are spent annually to defend governmental, corporate, and personal IT from…

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