Attackers who raided Google in 2010 to learn information about Chinese human rights activists were also trying to gain insight on which Chinese intelligence agents were on the radar of U.S. authorities, according to a report.
The new legislation would amend the definition of "personal information" under the state's breach notification law.
Researchers at security firm Norman on Monday, building on earlier analysis from ESET, publicized a new attack infrastructure that is conducting national security and industrial espionage on targets across the world.
While a major attack has yet to take place on the U.S. energy sector, now is the right time for these critical infrastructure providers to ready their defenses.
The sensitive information, including names, addresses, and Social Security numbers, went missing from a third-party vendor's warehouse.
The U.S. government is sending a clear message: We won't tolerate secrets coming to light.
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