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Congressman Ted Lieu

Representing the 33rd District of California

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September 18, 2017 In The News

Hackers have proven just how urgently a gaping flaw in the global telecoms network, affecting what's known as Signalling System No. 7 (SS7), needs to be fixed. In a video demonstration, shown to Forbes ahead of publication today, benevolent hackers from Positive Technologies were able to take control of a Coinbase bitcoin wallet and start pilfering funds via the SS7 flaws.

September 15, 2017 In The News

A bipartisan group of lawmakers offered a bill Thursday to improve diplomacy on cyber issues, including by saving the State Department's beleaguered Office of the Coordinator for Cyber Issues. 

The office, often abbreviated S/CCI, is on the chopping block in Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s plans to contract and consolidate the State Department’s offices.

September 15, 2017 In The News

The Federal Trade Commission said Thursday that it is investigating the massive data breach at credit reporting agency Equifax, adding the top U.S. consumer watchdog to the chorus of federal lawmakers and regulators expressing alarm over the unauthorized access of data belonging to 143 million people.

September 15, 2017 In The News
As news broke overnight that North Korea has fired a second ballistic missile across Japan, tensions in the Far East approached boiling point - with Kim Jong Un showing no signs of slowing down his military aggression.
 
September 15, 2017 In The News

It is being called the most devastating consumer information breach in history. The more than 143 million consumer credit records hacked from Atlanta-based Equifax this earlier this spring saw all sorts of personal data stolen including Social Security numbers, credit cards numbers, birth dates, home addresses, drivers' license information. and “dispute documents” from consumers contesting alleged credit violations. The magnitude of the breach is staggering when you consider nearly half of the nation’s population and almost 100 percent its workforce has been affected.

September 15, 2017 In The News

Don’t expect the furor to die down soon regarding the massive data breach that hit consumer credit rating firm Equifax and potentially exposed the personal information of 143 million customers.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

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