13 Burst results for "David Hickson"

"david hickson" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

04:28 min | 11 months ago

"david hickson" Discussed on MSNBC Rachel Maddow (audio)

"Right now joining us now is david hickson. He's the former. Us attorney and the founding director of the university of pittsburgh institute for cyber law policy and security as the us attorney for the western district pennsylvania. He tried to the. I rent somewhere case ever taken on by the us department of justice way back in two thousand fourteen. He is used to breaking new legal ground. In cyber around mr heston. It's really nice to see. Thank you for making time to be with us tonight to see you rachel. Thanks for inviting me to participate in the conversation. Have i explained any of this in a way. That seems wrong to you or that. You think mrs what's important about it bill. Your explanation was excellent. And i'd like to address the question. You left us on the break. Do we have to face the choice between security and our first amendment. Privacy rights in my answer is no. We don't have to face that choice. That's a false choice but it's tricky. Because emerging cyber technology that has become so ubiquitous in our everyday lives here we have another reminder especially with the government which is alive with the united states that The use of this for good reason to stop terrorists to stop crime comes with it the risk that it can be used for bad reason and i want to stress that this is an emerging story The company involved said that they are being maligned and that this is just a compilation of numbers in there has not been actual a spyware placed on the phones. I think researchers from the pegasus project which did a great public service to the entire world have debunked that argument. But for the moment. There's a contest about what exactly happened here now but as we look at this what it appears to be is a situation where the technology was a licensed and then sold to governments maybe authoritarian governments which used it for the wrong purpose senate may led to the death of at least two journalists if you were journalist working abroad country with an authoritarian government country. That's believed to be a client Believed to have purchased this technology for whatever purposes are. What would you do to protect your. Your sources are journalists and indeed activists and lawyers and opposition figures all over the world right now who are realizing that they've been working in countries. Where the where. The government has the ability to do this. And they're worrying that they've put at risk their own lives and importantly for journalists in particular the lives of the sources. They have used to do their work. What would you do if you were in that situation. Will their worry is justified. And i would be very careful about having devices in those countries. 'cause we know since time immemorial the playbook of the authoritarian is to discredit the media to destroy institutions and some of these brutal authoritarians actually kill their adversaries and they keep the public in the dark. Not by likely these steps that have been taken here. I think we can deal with this. But it's going to require some international agreements. We might not get full agreement. 'cause it's hard to imagine how an authoritarian government would agree but we might be able to get partial agreement on creating a no use list like the no fly list we have for the airlines or perhaps we can have some changes in the licensing agreement. Fit would reflect some rights to sue or or some other rights for the people who are who are hurt by this I think step taken by attorney. General garland today on another matter related to seek legislation in connection with the pursuit of journalists journalists. Found records is very very good example in a very very good snap before fifth state has protected us here in this country for years and the fourth estate is one of the great protectors of freedom around the world. I know people sometimes like the rundown the media but this is a perfect example of were good reporting has put a very good place and the test that i'm using right now. I suggest to others is anyone wants to protect. The house is in law enforcement. Were national security. Should welcome this pegasus. Report dave.

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"david hickson" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

08:38 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on KQED Radio

"This is all things considered. I'm ari. Shapiro chang. Chinese cyber theft costs the US economy at least fifty seven billion dollars a year. That's what top government officials tell NPR and that feft means lost jobs and lost wages for Americans. Three successive administrations. Have known about this problem and tried to deal with it. Their efforts have been largely unsuccessful the cyber attacks have continued for nearly fifteen years NPR and the PBS show frontline have been trying to figure out why it's so hard to stop the feft. We found that one of the biggest hurdles is in China. It's the victims US businesses. They've kept the US government from acting against China and they've made millions playing both sides of the fence NPR's. Laura Sullivan reports. Hi of Pittsburgh on the twenty fifth floor of an old gothic revival building. Former US attorney David Hickson sits at his desk under the photographs of five men who once worked for the Chinese government. That's the wanted poster for the China case when he took over for the western district of Pennsylvania in two thousand ten he'd only been on the job of few weeks when he said he started getting calls from local companies, they told him they thought China might be inside their computer systems, high literally received an avalanche of concern in complaints from companies and organizations who said we are losing. Our technology, drip, drip, drip, and we don't have any apparatus in place to deal with it didn't open investigation and set his sights on a particular unit of the Chinese military unit. Six one three nine eight hidden and others watched. How unit officers sitting in an office building? And Shanghai broke into American companies computers at night. They stopped for an hour break at lunch and continued in the afternoon. They really were using a large rake think of a rake, you rake leaves in the fall, they were taking everything they were taking personal information. They were taking strategic plans, then they just figured out later how they were gonna use it anything going on for years when I learned that we could actually pin the tail on the cyber donkey cyber donkey being unit six one three nine eight it just meant that we had a chance to actually bring the case. But when he went to the companies eager for them to be plaintiffs an odd thing happened. None of them wanted any part of it the same companies had been complaining and new companies that had no idea they have been stolen from didn't want to be involved. Hickson says they told him they had too much money on the line in China. Even today five years later hick and still won't nameless of the companies involved, and they have never come forward. Eventually he was able to convince a handful of Pittsburgh based companies to join the case mostly he says because he grew up here and went to school with a lot of the managers. How many other companies do you think you could have included in this case? How can you count now? Yeah. How can you count? We've made a terrible mistake. By being so secret about our cyber work. We have not fairly told the people we represent what the threats are for years that threat remained largely underground government. And business leaders say that wasn't an accident. US companies have demanded secrecy. Even in the face of outright theft in interviews with NPR US company said they had too much money at stake and said they had a responsibility to shareholders to manage theft problems quietly. But now the impact of that secrecy is coming to light companies face hundreds of millions of dollars in future. Losses by keeping a secret that hand tied US officials and ultimately failed to hold China to account. It wasn't supposed to be this way. US officials had high hopes when China joined the World Trade Organization in two thousand one there was a honeymoon period. In the first six or seven years, a desire to try and make things work. Michael Wessel has been a Commissioner on the US government's US China economic. And security review commission. He says starting around two thousand six businesses began coming to him saying China had stolen their designs or pressured them into taking partnerships and taken their technology, but just like with David Hickson Wessel says they wouldn't come forward. Visit community wanted the administration to come in hard without anyone's fingerprints being on the reasoning behind it. They wanted the profits. But they also didn't want the possible retribution also says that was never going to work. The US could have brought criminal cases forward enacted. Sanctions are open domestication's. If a company would let them Wendy Cutler was veteran negotiator at the office that could have done some of that enforcement, the office of the US trade Representative. She said it wasn't just that US businesses were hesitant to come forward. In specific cases. She says the businesses didn't want them to take action in any cases. US enforcement officials were not as effective if we. Don't really have the US business community supporting us. But also providing us the information, you know, looking back on it in retrospect, I think we probably should have been more active and more responsive. We kind of lost the big picture of what really was happening court cases. Documents from recent years offer, a clue into what experts believe was happening. The Chinese government has been accused of stealing everything from vacuum cleaner. Designed to solar panel technology to the designs of Boeing c seventeen aircraft. China has broken into gas companies steel companies and chemical companies not long ago. Chinese government companies were indicted for stealing the secret chemical makeup of the color white from DuPont Chinese hacking made occasional headlines, but none really grabbed Americans attention until January two thousand ten. Finally tonight, Google China threat. When an American company did come forward the world's leading search company announced yesterday it had discovered what it called a highly sophisticated and targeted attack Google decided to do what no other company had done. They announced the theft and publicly blamed the Chinese government thirty four other well-known American companies had also been hacked, but to this day. Most have kept it a secret NPR tracked down eleven of the company's. None of them will comment on the hack James MacGregor is the former chairman of the American Chamber of commerce in China. And was there at the time. He says the company's even kept the business organizations from speaking out with this should have done is held a press conference and said we thirty five businesses have been hacked, and you would put it right back on China. Instead, they all hit under a rock and pretended didn't happen. Mcgregor says their silence left little room for punishment and worse. He said it hit the extent of the problem. Dimitri. How para vich was one of the first to see it. He was working at a security firm in Atlanta during the Google one afternoon. Google called said they needed backup. I'll pair of a well-known cyber-sleuth. He says when he took a look he was stunned. I knew pretty much right away that this is something very different for the first time ever. We were facing a nation state and intelligence service that was breaking into companies not government not military's, but private-sector Orgainzation where was the US government on all this. The US was seen ever Medeiros was on staff at the national Security Council at the time and atop China's specialists under President Obama. He says they didn't turn a blind eye. Obama signed an agreement with China to address the hacking, but he says the administration also had other priorities North Korea. Iran, the economy climate change direct confrontation with China does not usually result in lasting solutions. It seems like not confronting China did not provide. Any solutions either? I mean, if you want big structural change. It takes the question is do you wanna play checkers you wanna play chess? But without repercussions the attacks continued in the year after the Google Demitrio, para vich, uncovered two more serious intrusions into American companies in the fall of two thousand eleven he went to the White House to warn officials about what he had found. He sat down in the situation room with half a dozen top administration leaders distinct impression that none of this was news and press them on why they were not taking stronger action against China..

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"david hickson" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

07:47 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on KCRW

"On the twenty fifth floor of an old gothic revival building. Former US attorney David Hickson sits at his desk under the photographs of five men who once worked for the Chinese government. That's the wanted poster for the China case when he took over for the western district of Pennsylvania in two thousand ten he'd only been on the job of few weeks when he said he started getting calls from local companies they told him they thought China might be inside their computer systems pie. Literally received an avalanche of concern and complaints from companies and organizations who said we are losing by technology, drip, drip, drip, and we don't have any apparatus in place to deal with it. It didn't opened an investigation and set his sights on our particular unit of the Chinese military unit. Six one three nine eight Hickson and others watched. How unit officers sitting in an office building? In Shanghai broke into American companies computers at night. They stopped for an hour break at lunch and continued in the afternoon. They really were using a large rake think of a rake, you rake leaves in the fall, they were taking everything they were taking personal information. They were taking strategic plans, then they just figured out later how they were going to use it. It had been going on for years when I learned that we could actually pin the tail on the cyber donkey cyber donkey being unit six one three nine eight it just meant that we had a chance to actually bring the case. But when he went to the companies eager for them to be plaintiffs an odd thing happened. None of them wanted any part of it the same companies that had been complaining and new companies that had no idea they had been stolen from didn't want to be involved. Hickson says they told him they had too much money on the line in China. Even today five years later hick and still won't name most of the companies involved, and they have never come forward. Eventually he was able to convince a handful of Pittsburgh based companies to join the case mostly he says because he grew up here and went to school with a lot of the managers. How many other companies do you think you could have included in this case? How can you count? No. Yeah. How high can you count? We've made a terrible mistake. By being so secret about our cyber work. We have not fairly told the people we represent what the threats are for years that threat remained largely underground government. And business leaders say that wasn't an accident. US companies have demanded secrecy. Even in the face of outright theft in interviews with NPR US company said they had too much money at stake and said they had a responsibility to shareholders to manage theft problems quietly. But now the impact of that secrecy is coming to light companies face hundreds of millions of dollars in future. Losses by keeping a secret that hand tied US officials and ultimately failed to hold China to account. It wasn't supposed to be this way. US officials had high hopes when China joined the World Trade Organization in two thousand one there was one honeymoon period. In the first six or seven years, a desire to try and make things work. Michael Wessel has been a Commissioner on the US government's US China economic. And security review commission. He says starting around two thousand six businesses began coming to him saying, China had stolen their designs or ideas or pressured them into taking partnerships and taken their technology, but just like with David Hickson Wessel says they wouldn't come forward business community warranted. The administration to come in hard without anyone's fingerprints being on the reasoning behind it. They wanted the prophets, but they also didn't want the possible retribution muscle says that was never going to work. The US could have brought criminal cases forward enacted sanctions or open domestication's. If a company would let them Wendy Cutler was veteran negotiator at the office that could have done some of that enforcement, the office of the US trade Representative. She said it wasn't just that US businesses were hesitant to come forward. In specific cases. She says the businesses didn't want them to take action in any cases. US enforcement officials were not as effective if we. Don't really have the business community supporting us. But also providing us the information, you know, looking back on it in retrospect, I think we probably should have been more active and more responsive. We kind of lost the big picture of what really was happening court cases. And documents from recent years offer, a clue into what experts believe was happening. The Chinese government has been accused of stealing everything from back cleaner designs to solar panel technology to the designs of Boeing c seventeen aircraft. China has broken into gas companies steel companies and chemical companies not long ago. Chinese government companies were indicted for stealing the secret chemical makeup of the color white from DuPont Chinese hacking made occasional headlines, but none really grabbed Americans attention until January two thousand ten. Finally tonight, Google's China threat. When an American company did come forward the world's leading search company announced yesterday. It had discovered what it called a highly sophisticated and targeted attack Google decided to do what no other company had done. They announced the theft and publicly blamed the Chinese government thirty four other well known American companies had also been hacked, but to this day. Most have kept it a secret NPR tracked down eleven of the company's. None of them would comment on the hack James MacGregor is the former chairman of the American Chamber of commerce in China. And was there at the time. He says the company's even kept the business organizations from speaking out with this should have done is held a press conference and said we thirty five businesses have been hacked, and you would put it right back on China. Instead, they just all hit under a rock and pretended didn't happen. Mcgregor says their silence left little room for punishment and worse. He said it hit the extent of the problem Dmitri. Para vich was one of the first to see it. He was working at a security firm in Atlanta during the Google one afternoon. Google called said they needed backup out pair of riches, a well-known cyber-sleuth. He says when he took a look he was stunned. I knew pretty much right away that this is something very different for the first time ever. We were facing a nation state and intelligence service that was breaking into companies not government's not military's, but private sector organization where was the US government on all this. The US gonna was nowhere to be seen ever. Medeiros was on staff at the national Security Council at the time and atop China specialists under President Obama, he says they didn't turn a blind eye. Obama signed an agreement with China to address the hacking, but he says the administration also had other priorities North Korea. Iran, the economy climate change direct confrontation with China does not usually result in lasting solutions. It seems like not confronting China did not provide. Right. Any solutions either? I mean, if you want big structural change. It takes time. The question is do you wanna play checkers? Do you wanna play chess? But without repercussions the attacks continued in the year after the Google Demitrio, para vich, uncovered two more serious intrusions into American companies in the fall of two thousand eleven he went to the White House to warn officials about what he had found. He sat down in the situation room with half a dozen top administration leaders. I got the distinct impression that none of this was news when oppress them on why we're not taking stronger action against China. Their response was it's.

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"david hickson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

08:39 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"I'm ari. Shapiro chang. Chinese cyber theft costs the US economy at least fifty seven billion dollars a year. That's what top government officials tell NPR and that feft means lost jobs and lost wages for Americans. Three successive administrations. Have known about this problem and tried to deal with it. Their efforts have been largely unsuccessful the cyber attacks have continued for nearly fifteen years NPR and the PBS show frontline have been trying to figure out why it's so hard to stop the theft. We found that one of the biggest hurdles is in China. It's the victims US businesses. They've kept the US government from acting against China and they've made millions playing both sides of the fence NPR's. Laura Sullivan reports. Hi above Pittsburgh on the twenty fifth floor of an old gothic revival building. Former US attorney David Hickson sits at his desk under the photographs of five men who once worked for the Chinese government. That's the one of poster for the China case when hick took over for the western district of Pennsylvania in two thousand ten he'd only been on the job a few weeks when he said he started getting calls from local companies, they told him they thought China might be inside their computer systems. I literally received an avalanche of concern in complaints from companies and organizations who said we are losing. Our technology, drip, drip, drip, and we don't have any apparatus in place to deal with it. It didn't opened an investigation and set his sights on a particular unit of the Chinese military unit. Six one three nine eight Hickson and others watched. How unit officers sitting in an office building? And Shanghai broke into American companies computers at night. Right. They stopped for an hour break at lunch and continued in the afternoon. They really were using a large rake think of a rake, you rake leaves in the fall, they were taking everything they were taking personal information. They were taking strategic plans, then they just figured out later how they were gonna use it. It had been going on for years when I learned that we could actually pin the tail on the cyber donkey cyber donkey being unit six one three nine eight it just meant that we had a chance to actually bring the case. But when he went to the companies eager for them to be plaintiffs an odd thing happened. None of them wanted any part of it the same companies that have been complaining and new companies that had no idea they have been stolen from didn't want to be involved. Hidden says they told him they had too much money on the line in China. Even today five years later hick and still won't name most of the companies involved, and they have never come forward. Eventually he was able to convince a handful of Pittsburgh based companies to join the case mostly he says because he grew up here and went to school with a lot of the managers. How many other companies do you think you could have included in this case, how can you count know how high can you count? We've made a terrible mistake. By being so secret about our cyber work. We have not fairly told the people we represent what the threats are for years that the rent remained largely underground government and business leaders say that wasn't an accident. US companies have demanded secrecy. Even in the face of outright theft in interviews with NPR US company said they had too much money at stake and said they had a responsibility to shareholders to manage the problems quietly. But now the impact of that secrecy is coming to light companies face hundreds of millions of dollars future. Losses by keeping a secret that hand tied US officials and ultimately failed to hold China to account. It wasn't supposed to be this way. US officials had high hopes when China joined the World Trade Organization in two thousand one there was one honeymoon period. In the first six or seven years, a desire to try and make things work. Michael Wessel has been a Commissioner on the US government's US China economic. And security review commission. He says starting around two thousand six businesses began coming to him saying, China had stolen their designs or ideas, or at pressured them into taking partnerships and taken their technology, but just like with David Hickson Wessel says they wouldn't come forward business community wanted the administration to come in hard without anyone's fingerprints being on the reasoning behind it. They wanted the profits. But they also didn't want the possible retribution also says that was never going to work. The US could have brought criminal cases forward enacted sanctions or open domestication's. If a company would let them Wendy Cutler was veteran negotiator at the office that could have done some of that enforcement, the office of the US trade Representative. She said it wasn't just that US businesses were hesitant to come forward. In specific cases. She says the businesses didn't want them to take action in any cases. US enforcement officials were not as effective if we. Don't really have the US business community supporting us. But also providing us the information, you know, looking back on it in retrospect, I think we probably should have been more active and more responsive. We kind of lost the big picture of what really was happening court cases. Documents from recent years offer, a clue into what experts believe was happening. The Chinese government has been accused of stealing everything from vacuum cleaner. Designed to solar panel technology to the designs of Boeing c seventeen aircraft. China has broken into gas companies steel companies and chemical companies not long ago. Chinese government companies were indicted for stealing the secret chemical makeup of the color white from DuPont Chinese hacking made occasional headlines, but none really grabbed Americans attention until January two thousand ten. Finally tonight, Google's China threat. When an American company did come forward the world's leading search company announced yesterday. It had discovered what it called a highly sophisticated and targeted attack Google decided to do what no other company had done. They announced the theft and publicly blamed the Chinese government thirty four other well-known American companies had also been hacked, but to this day. Most have kept it a secret NPR tracked down eleven of the company's. None of them will comment on the hack James MacGregor is the former chairman of the American Chamber of commerce in China. And was there at the time. He says the company's even kept the business organizations from speaking out with this should have done is held a press conference and said, we thirty five businesses have been hacked, and you put it right back on China. Instead, they all hit under a rock and pretended didn't happen. Mcgregor says their silence left little room for punishment and worse. He said it hit the extent of the problem too. Mitry? How para vich was one of the first to see it. He was working at a security firm and Atlanta during the Google one afternoon. Google called said they needed backup. I'll pair of a well-known cyber-sleuth. He says when he took a look he was stunned. I knew pretty much right away that this is something very different for the first time ever. We were facing a nation state and intelligence service that was breaking into companies, not governments not military's, but private sector organization where was the US government on all this. The US government was nowhere to be seen ever. Medeiros was on staff at the national Security Council at the time and top China specialists under President Obama, he says they didn't turn a blind eye. Obama signed an agreement with China to address the hacking, but he says the administration also had other priorities North Korea. Iran, the economy climate change direct confrontation with China does not usually result in lasting solutions. It seems like not confronting China did not provide. Any solutions either? I mean, if you want big structural change. It takes the question is gonna play checkers. Do you wanna play chess? But without repercussions the attacks continued in the year after the Google Demitrio, para vich, uncovered two more serious intrusions into American companies in the fall of two thousand eleven he went to the White House to warn officials about what he had found. He sat down in the situation room with half a dozen top administration leaders. I got the distinct impression that none of. This was news. When press them on why they were not taking stronger action against China. Their response was it's complicated..

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"david hickson" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

07:48 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on KCRW

"Hi of Pittsburgh on the twenty fifth floor of an old gothic revival building. Former US attorney David Hickson sits at his desk under the photographs of five men who once worked for the Chinese government the wanted poster for the China case when he took over for the western district of Pennsylvania in two thousand ten he had only been on the job of few weeks when he said he started getting calls from local companies they told him they thought China might be inside their computer systems pie. Literally received an avalanche of concern and complaints from companies and organizations who said we are losing technology, drip, drip, drip, and we don't have any apparatus in place to deal with it hidden opened an investigation and set his sights on a particular unit of the Chinese military unit. Six one three nine eight Hickson and others watched. How unit officers sitting in an office building? And Shanghai broke into American companies computers at night. They stopped for an hour break at lunch and continued in the afternoon. They really were using a large rake think of a rake, you rake leaves in the fall, they were taking everything they were taking personal information. They were taking strategic plans, then they just figured out later how they were going to use it. It had been going on for years when I learned that we could actually pin the tail on the cyber donkeys cyber donkey being unit six one three nine eight it just meant that we had a chance to actually bring the case. But when he went to the companies eager for them to be plaintiffs an odd thing happened. None of them wanted any part of it the same companies that had been complaining and new companies that had no idea they had been stolen from didn't want to be involved. Hickson says they told him they had too much money on the line in China. Even today five years later hick and still won't name most of the companies involved, and they have never come forward. Eventually he was able to convince a handful of Pittsburgh based companies to join the case mostly he says because he grew up here and went to school with a lot of the managers. How many other companies do you think you could have included in this case? How can you count? No. Yeah. How high can you count? We've made a terrible mistake. By being so secret about our cyber work. We have not fairly told the people we represent what the threats are for years that threat remained largely underground government. And business leaders say that wasn't an accident. US companies have demanded secrecy. Even in the face of outright theft in interviews with NPR US company said they had too much money at stake and said they had a responsibility to shareholders to manage theft problems quietly. But now the impact of that secrecy is coming to light companies face hundreds of millions of dollars in future. Losses by keeping a secret that hand tied US officials and ultimately failed to hold China to account. It wasn't supposed to be this way. US officials had high hopes when China joined the World Trade Organization in two thousand one a honeymoon period. In the first six or seven years, a desire to try and make things work. Michael Wessel has been a Commissioner on the US government's US China economic. And security review commission. He says starting around two thousand six businesses began coming to him saying, China had stolen their designs or ideas or pressured them into taking partnerships and taken their technology, but just like with David Hickson Wessel says they wouldn't come forward business community wanted the administration to come in hard without anyone's fingerprints being on the reasoning behind it. They wanted the prophets. But they also didn't want the possible retribution also says that was never going to work. The US could have brought criminal cases forward enacted sanctions or open domestication's. If a company would let them Wendy Cutler was veteran negotiator at the office that could have done some of that enforcement, the office of the US trade Representative. She said it wasn't just that US businesses were hesitant to come forward. In specific cases. She says the businesses didn't want them to take action in any cases. US enforcement officials were not as effective if we. Don't really have the US business community supporting us. But also providing us the information, you know, looking back on it in retrospect, I think we probably should have been more active and more responsive. We kind of lost the big picture of what really was happening core cases. And documents from recent years offer, a clue into what experts believe was happening. The Chinese government has been accused of stealing everything from vacuum cleaner. Designed to solar panel technology to the designs of Boeing c seventeen aircraft. China has broken into gas companies steel companies and chemical companies not long ago. Chinese government companies were indicted for stealing the secret chemical makeup of the color white from DuPont Chinese hacking made occasional headlines, but none really grabbed Americans attention until January two thousand ten. Finally tonight, Google China threat. When an American company did come forward the world's leading search company announced yesterday it had discovered what it called a highly sophisticated and targeted attack Google decided to do what no other company had done. They announced the theft and publicly blamed the Chinese government thirty four other well known American companies had also been hacked, but to this day. Most have kept it a secret NPR tracked down eleven of the company's. None of them will comment on the hack James MacGregor is the former chairman of the American Chamber of commerce in China. And was there at the time. He says the company's even kept the business organizations from speaking out with this should have done is held a press conference and said we thirty five businesses have been hacked, and you would put it right back on China. Instead, they all hit under a rock and pretended didn't happen. Mcgregor says their silence left little room for punishment and worse. He said it hit the extent of the problem Dmitri. The Al para vich was one of the first to see it. He was working at a security firm in Atlanta during the Google one afternoon. Google called said they needed backup out pair of which is a well-known cyber-sleuth. He says when he took a look he was stunned. I knew pretty much right away that this is something very different for the first time ever. We were facing a nation state and intelligence service that was breaking into companies not governments not military's, but private sector where was the US government on. All this. The US was nowhere to be seen ever. Medeiros was on staff at the national Security Council at the time and atop China specialists under President Obama, he says they didn't turn a blind eye. Obama signed an agreement with China to address the hacking, but he says the administration also had other priorities North Korea. Iran, the economy climate change direct confrontation with China does not usually result in lasting solutions. It seems like not confronting China did not provide. Any solutions either? I mean, if you want big structural change. It takes time. The question is do you wanna play checkers? Do you wanna play chess? But without repercussions the attacks continued in the year after the Google Demitrio pair vich uncovered two more serious intrusions into American companies in the fall of two thousand eleven he went to the White House to warn officials about what he had found. He sat down in the situation room with half a dozen top administration leaders this impression that none of this was news when oppress them on why we're not taking stronger action against China. Their response was.

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"david hickson" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

90.3 KAZU

07:48 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

"The twenty fifth floor of an old gothic revival building. Former US attorney David Hickson sits at his desk under the photographs of five men who once worked for the Chinese government does the wanted poster for the China case when he took over for the western district of Pennsylvania in two thousand ten he'd only been on the job a few weeks when he said he started getting calls from local companies they told him they thought China might be inside their computer systems pie. Literally received an avalanche of concern and complaints from companies and organizations who said we are losing technology, drip, drip, drip, and we don't have any apparatus in place to deal with it hidden opened in a messy Gatien and set his sights on our particular unit of the Chinese military unit. Six one three nine eight Hickson and others watched. How unit officers sitting in an office building? In Shanghai broke into American companies computers at night. Right. They stopped for an hour break at lunch and continued in the afternoon. They really were using a large rake think of a rake, you rake leaves in the fall, they were taking everything they were taking personal information. They were taking strategic plans, then they just figured out later how they were going to use it. It had been going on for years when I learned that we could actually pin the tail on the cyber donkey cyber donkey being unit six one three nine eight it just meant that we had a chance to actually bring the case. But when he went to the companies eager for them to be plaintiffs an odd thing happened. None of them wanted any part of it the same companies that had been complaining and new companies that had no idea they have been stolen from didn't want to be involved. Hickson says they told him they had too much money on the line in China. Even today five years later hick still won't name most of the companies involved, and they have never come forward. Eventually he was able to convince a handful of Pittsburgh based companies to join the case mostly he says because he grew up here and went to school with a lot of the managers. How many other companies do you think you could have included in this case? How can you count? No. Yeah. How high can you count? We've made a terrible mistake. By being so secret about our cyber work. We have not fairly told the people we represent what the threats are for years that threat remained largely underground government. And business leaders say that wasn't an accident. US companies have demanded secrecy. Even in the face of outright theft in interviews with NPR US company said they had too much money at stake and said they had a responsibility to shareholders to manage theft problems quietly. But now the impact of that secrecy is coming to light companies face hundreds of millions of dollars in future. Losses by keeping a secret that hand tied US officials and ultimately failed to hold China to account. It wasn't supposed to be this way. US officials had high hopes when China joined the World Trade Organization in two thousand one there was one honeymoon period. In the first six or seven years, a desire to try and make things work. Michael Wessel has been a Commissioner on the US government's US China economic. And security review commission. He says starting around two thousand six businesses began coming to him saying, China had stolen their designs or ideas or pressured them into taking partnerships and taken their technology, but just like with David Hickson Wessel says they wouldn't come forward. Visit community wanted the administration to come in hard without anyone's fingerprints being on the reasoning behind it. They wanted the prophets, but they also didn't want the possible retribution muscle says that was never going to work. The US could have brought criminal cases forward enacted sanctions or open domestication's. If a company would let them Wendy Cutler was veteran negotiator at the office that could have done some of that enforcement, the office of the US trade Representative. She said it wasn't just that US businesses were hesitant to come forward. In specific cases. She says the businesses didn't want them to take action in any cases. US enforcement officials were not as effective if we. Don't really have the US business community supporting us. But also providing us the information, you know, looking back on it in retrospect on I think, we probably should have been more active and more responsive. We kind of lost the big picture of what really was happening court cases. And documents from recent years offer, a clue into what experts believe was happening. The Chinese government has been accused of stealing everything from vacuum cleaner. Designed to solar panel technology to the designs of Boeing c seventeen aircraft. China has broken into gas companies steel companies and chemical companies not long ago. Chinese government companies were indicted for stealing the secret chemical makeup of the color white from DuPont Chinese hacking made occasional headlines, but none really grabbed Americans attention until January two thousand ten. Finally tonight, Google's China threat. When an American company did come forward the world's leading search company announced yesterday. It had discovered what it called a highly sophisticated and targeted attack Google decided to do what no other company had done. They announced the theft and publicly blamed the Chinese government thirty four other well known American companies had also been hacked, but to this day. Most have kept it a secret NPR tracked down eleven of the company's. None of them will comment on the hack James MacGregor is the former chairman of the American Chamber of commerce in China. And was there at the time. He says the company's even kept the business organizations from speaking out with this should have done is held a press conference and said we thirty five businesses have been hacked, and you would put it right back on China. Instead, they just all hit under a rock and pretended didn't happen. Mcgregor says their silence left little room for punishment and worse. He said it hit the extent of the problem. Dimitri. The Al para vich was one of the first to see it. He was working at a security firm in Atlanta during the Google hack one afternoon. Google called said they needed backup. I'll paraphrase a well-known cyber-sleuth. He says when he took a look he was stunned. I knew pretty much right away that this is something very different for the first time ever. We were facing a nation state and intelligence service that was breaking into companies not government not military's, but private sector organization where was the US government on all this. The US gonna was nowhere to be seen ever. Medeiros was on staff at the national Security Council at the time and atop China specialists under President Obama, he says they didn't turn a blind eye. Obama signed an agreement with China to address the hacking, but he says the administration also had other priorities North Korea. Iran, the economy climate change direct confrontation with China does not usually result in lasting solutions. It seems like not confronting China did not provide. Any solutions either? I mean, if you want big structural change. It takes time. The question is do you wanna play checkers? Do you wanna play chess? But without repercussions the attacks continued in the year after the Google Demitrio, para vich, uncovered two more serious intrusions into American companies in the fall of two thousand eleven he went to the White House to warn officials about what he had found. He sat down in the situation room with half a dozen top administration leaders got the distinct impression that none of this was news when oppress them on why they we're not taking stronger action against China. Their response was.

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08:37 min | 3 years ago

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"I'm ari. Shapiro chang. Chinese cyber theft costs the US economy at least fifty seven billion dollars a year. That's what top government officials tell NPR and that feft means lost jobs and lost wages for Americans. Three successive administrations. Have known about this problem and tried to deal with it. Their efforts have been largely unsuccessful the cyber attacks have continued for nearly fifteen years NPR and the PBS show frontline have been trying to figure out why it's so hard to stop the theft. We found that one of the biggest hurdles is in China. It's the victims US businesses. They've kept the US government from acting against China and they've made millions playing both sides of the fence NPR's. Laura Sullivan reports. High above Pittsburgh on the twenty fifth floor of an old gothic revival building. Former US attorney David Hickson sits at his desk under the photographs of five men who once worked for the Chinese government does the wanted poster for the China case when hick took over for the western district of Pennsylvania in two thousand ten he'd only been on the job of few weeks when he said he started getting called from local companies, they told him they thought China might be inside their computer systems. I literally received an avalanche of concern and complaints from companies and organizations who said we are losing. Our technology, drip, drip, drip, and we don't have any apparatus in place to deal with it. Hit an open investigation and set his sights on a particular unit of the Chinese military unit. Six one three nine eight Hickson and others watched. How unit officers sitting in an office building? And Shanghai broke into American companies computers at night. They stopped for an hour break at lunch and continued in the afternoon. They really were using a large rake think of a rake, you rake leaves in the fall, they were taking everything they were taking personal information. They were taking strategic plans, then they just figured out later how they were going to use it. It had been going on for years when I learned that we could actually pin the tail on the cyber donkey cyber donkey being unit six one three nine eight it just meant that we had a chance to actually bring the case. But when he went to the companies eager for them to be plaintiffs an odd thing happened. None of them wanted any part of it. The same companies have been complaining and new companies that had no idea they have been stolen from didn't want to be involved. Hick says they told him they had too much money on the line in China. Even today five years later hick and still won't name most of the companies involved, and they have never come forward. Eventually he was able to convince a handful of Pittsburgh based companies to join the case mostly he says because he grew up here and went to school with a lot of the managers. How many other companies do you think you could have included in this case, how high can you count know how high can you count? We've made a terrible mistake. By being so secret about our cyber work. We have not fairly told the people we represent what the threats are for years that threat remained largely underground government. And business leaders say that wasn't an accident. US companies have demanded secrecy. Even in the face of outright theft in interviews with NPR US company said they had too much money at stake and said they had a responsibility to shareholders to manage theft problems quietly. But now the impact of that secrecy is coming to light companies face hundreds of millions of dollars in future. Losses by keeping a secret that hand tied US officials and alternately failed to hold China to account. It wasn't supposed to be this way. US officials had high hopes when China joined the World Trade Organization in two thousand one there was one honeymoon period. In the first six or seven years, a desire to try and make things work. Michael Wessel has been a Commissioner on the US government's US China economic. Security review commission. He says starting around two thousand six businesses began coming to him saying, China had stolen their designs or ideas or pressured them into taking partnerships and taken their technology, but just like with David Hickson Wessel says they wouldn't come forward business community wanted the administration to come in hard without anyone's fingerprints being on the reasoning behind it. They wanted the prophets. But they also didn't want the possible retribution also says that was never going to work the US could've brought criminal cases forward enacted. Sanctions are open domestication's. If a company would let them Wendy Cutler was veteran negotiator at the office that could have done some of that enforcement, the office of the US trade Representative. She said it wasn't just that US businesses were hesitant to come forward. In specific cases. She says the businesses didn't want them to take action in any cases. US enforcement officials were not as effective if we. Don't really have the US business community supporting us. But also providing us the information, you know, looking back on it in retrospect, I think we probably should have been more active and more responsive. We kind of lost the big picture of what really was happening core cases. And documents from recent years offer, a clue into what experts believe was happening. The Chinese government has been accused of stealing everything from vacuum cleaner. Designed to solar panel technology to the designs of Boeing c seventeen aircraft. China has broken into gas company steel companies and chemical companies not long ago. Chinese government companies were indicted for stealing the secret chemical makeup of the color white from DuPont Chinese hacking made occasional headlines, but none really grabbed Americans attention until January two thousand ten. Finally tonight, Google China threat. When an American company did come forward the world's leading search company announced yesterday it had discovered what it called a highly sophisticated and targeted attack Google decided to do what no other company had done. They announced the theft and publicly blamed the Chinese government thirty four other well known American companies had also been hacked, but to this day. Most have kept it a secret NPR tracked down eleven of the company's. None of them will comment on the hack James MacGregor is the former chairman of the American Chamber of commerce in China. And was there at the time. He says the company's even kept the business organizations from speaking out with a should have done is held a press conference and said, we thirty five businesses have been hacked, and you put it right back on China. Instead, they all hit under a rock and pretended didn't happen. Mcgregor says their silence left little room for punishment and worse. He said it hit the extent of the problem too. Mitry? How para vich was one of the first to see it. He was working at a security firm in Atlanta during the Google one afternoon. Google called said they needed backup. I'll pair of a well-known cyber-sleuth. He says when he took a look he was stunned. I knew pretty much right away that this is something very different for the first time ever. We were facing a nation state and intelligence service that was breaking into companies knocked government's not military's, but private sector organization where was the US government on all this. The US government was nowhere to be seen ever. Medeiros was on staff at the national Security Council at the time and atop China specialist under President Obama. He says they didn't turn a blind eye. Obama signed an agreement with China to address the hacking, but he says the administration also had other priorities North Korea. Iran, the economy climate change direct confrontation with China does not usually results in lasting solutions. It seems like not confronting China did not provide. Any solutions either? I mean, if you want big structural change. It takes time. The question is you wanna play checkers? Do you wanna play chess? But without repercussions the attacks continued in the year after the Google Demitrio, para vich, uncovered two more serious intrusions into American companies in the fall of two thousand eleven he went to the White House to warn officials about what he had found. He sat down in the situation room with half a dozen top administration leaders. I got the distinct impression that none of. This was news and wanna press them on why they were not taking stronger action against China. Their response was it's.

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04:26 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Then former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is thinking about a run for the presidency at an event recently in New York, he was heckled while there are several op EDS out there suggesting he should just sit down. We'll discuss we'll get all of it. After the news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. A blast of Arctic air is hitting much of the upper midwest where the wind chill could dipped to minus sixty two North Dakota Minneapolis residents are bracing for those nearing thirty below zero and minus fifty one chills on Wednesday night. Minnesota public radio's Matt septic reports that the US postal service has taken the rare step of suspending service in the region because of temperatures in the negative double digits letter carriers will not be delivering or collecting mail in Minnesota, Iowa, western Illinois, and western Wisconsin. The postal service says its retail operations will be available, but could be limited the Arctic air mass responsible for the cold snap is expected to move out by Friday Mets epic reporting a new bipartisan report finds that. Pennsylvania's voting system is extremely vulnerable to hacking Lucy. Perkins of member station. W ES reports that the report names, Pennsylvania is one of at least twenty states target. During the two thousand sixteen election, Pennsylvania is a swing state with close elections, which makes it a target for hackers and twenty twenty according to cybersecurity experts more than eighty percent of voting precincts in the state us old machines that don't create a paper trail, they have been demonstrated to be eminently Hackel. David Hickson is co chair of the blue ribbon commission on Pennsylvania's election security. His group says voter registration databases and election night. Reporting is also vulnerable governor Tom wolf once every county in the state to get new voting machines before the twenty twenty presidential election for NPR news. I'm Lucy Perkins in Pittsburgh US, homeland security secretary Kirstin Nielsen toward the sandy C zero port of entry in San Diego. Tuesday. KTBS gene Guerrero reports that Nielsen was revealing a pilot program that returns some Central American asylum seekers to Mexico while their applications are being processed in the US the first hunter and man was returned from San Diego Tuesday. The Trump administration rolls out its test programme for asylum seekers the nation's busiest border crossing the remain in Mexico plan requires some migrants to wait in Mexico while the US vets their claims the department of homeland security has unaccompanied minors will be exempted from the program as well. People who are deemed to have a credible fear of persecution in Mexico. A Mexican officials familiar with negotiations says the US Mexico haven't agreed on whether families will be included about twenty people a day will be returned to Mexico within twenty four hours venturing with notice to appear in US court for NPR news, I'm Jeanne Guerrero in San Diego on stock markets in Asia, shares are trading mixed higher in Hong Kong following mixed. Trading. On Wall Street that followed the release of mixed corporate earnings reports the Dow Jones industrial average gained fifty one points. The NASDAQ composite index lost fifty seven and the S and P five hundred dipped three points. You're listening to NPR news. US? Consumer confidence fell this month. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index fell to one twenty point two in January that's down from one twenty six point six in December the index measures how consumer expectations for the next six months. Police in Chicago are investigating a possible hate crime against actor Jesse smaller. WBZ's marinas moody. Oh reports police say they received a report that the popular actor from the TV show empire was attacked around two AM Tuesday in downtown Chicago small Ed was walking east lower water street when police say two men started yelling, racial and homophobic slurs. The men allegedly hid smaller import an unknown substance on him police say the attackers wrapped a rope around his neck, Chicago police sergeant Roco Alleata Rita statements. Given the severity of the allegations. We are taking this investigation. Very seriously and treating it as a possible hate crime smollet was taken to northwestern Memorial Hospital for NPR news. I'm marina, Mojo in.

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04:01 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. A blast of Arctic air is hitting much of the upper midwest where the wind chill dipped to minus sixty two and North Dakota Minneapolis residents are bracing for lows nearing thirty below zero and minus fifty one chills on Wednesday night. Minnesota public radio's Matt's epic reports that the US postal service has taken the rare step of suspending service in the region because of temperatures in the negative double digits letter carriers will not be delivering or collecting mail in Minnesota, Iowa, western Illinois, and western Wisconsin. The postal service says its retail operations will be available, but could be limited the Arctic air mass responsible for the cold snap is expected to move out by Friday. Matt septic reporting a new bipartisan report finds that. Pennsylvania's voting system is extremely vulnerable to hacking Lucy. Perkins of member station. W E S Abe reports that the report names Pennsylvania is one of at least twenty states targeted during. The two thousand sixteen election, Pennsylvania is a swing state with close elections which makes it a target for hackers and twenty twenty according to cybersecurity experts more than eighty percent of voting precincts in the state us old machines that don't create a paper trail very have been demonstrated to be eminently Hackel. David Hickson is co chair of the blue ribbon commission on Pennsylvania's election security. His group says voter registration databases and election night. Reporting is also vulnerable governor, Tom Wolfe, once every county in the state to get new voting machines before the twenty twenty presidential election for NPR news. I'm Lucy Perkins in Pittsburgh US, homeland security secretary Kirstin Nielsen toured the sandy siege row. Port of entry in San Diego Tuesday. KPB SS, gene Guerrero reports that Nielsen was repealing a pilot program that returns, some Central American asylum seekers to Mexico, but their applications are being processed in the US the first hunter and man was returned from San Diego Tuesday as the Trump. Ministration rolls out its test programme for asylum seekers the nation's busiest border crossing the remain in Mexico plan requires some migrants to wait in Mexico, while the US vets their claims the department of homeland security has unaccompanied minors will be exempted from the program as well. People who are deemed to have a credible fear of persecution in Mexico. A Mexican officials familiar with negotiations says the US Mexico haven't agreed on whether families will be included about twenty people a day will be returned to Mexico within twenty four hours adventuring with a notice to appear in US court for NPR news, I'm Jeanne Guerrero in San Diego on stock markets in Asia, shares are trading mixed higher in Hong Kong following mixed. Trading. On Wall Street that followed the release of mixed corporate earnings reports the Dow Jones industrial average gained fifty one points. The NASDAQ composite index lost fifty seven and the s&p five hundred dipped three points. You're listening to NPR news. US? Consumer confidence fell this month. The Conference Board says its consumer confidence index fell to one twenty point two in January that's down from one twenty six point six in December the index measures how consumer expectations for the next six months. Police in Chicago are investigating a possible hate crime against actor Jesse smaller. WBZ's Marinez moody. Oh reports police say they received a report that the popular actor from the TV show empire was attacked around two AM Tuesday in downtown Chicago smell was walking on ease lower water street when police say two men started yelling, racial and homophobic slurs. The men allegedly hid smaller import an unknown substance on him police say the attackers wrapped a rope around his neck, Chicago police sergeant Roco Elliott. Oh retainment. Given the severity of the allegations. We are taking the investigation very seriously and treating it as a possible hate crime smollet was taken to northwestern Memorial Hospital. For NPR news. I'm marina, some of your in Chicago..

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02:07 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

"Plus the conversation with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie about his new book those stories next, but first the news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. Top US. Intelligence officials are contradicting the Trump administration on critical foreign policy fronts is NPR's Windsor. Johnston explains experts are painting a different picture when it comes to nuclear threats specifically from North Korea and Iran. The Trump administration has repeatedly said North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat to the US, but testifying before a Senate panel director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, says there's no indication that Pyongyang will fully get rid of its stockpile of nuclear weapons we assess that North Korea will seek to retain its WMD capabilities in is unlikely to completely give up its nuclear weapons and production capabilities because it's leaders ultimately view nuclear weapons as critical to regime survival. Intelligence officials also found that Iran is not currently. Seeking to develop its nuclear weapons capabilities. President Trump has claimed the opposite Windsor Johnston. NPR news, Washington. Pennsylvania's voting system is extremely vulnerable to election hacking. That's according to a new bipartisan report, Lucy Perkins of member station. W ESA says it was one of at least twenty states targeted by hackers and 2016 Pennsylvania is a swing state with close elections, which makes it a target for hackers in twenty twenty according to cybersecurity experts more than eighty percent of voting precincts in the state us old machines that don't create a paper trail they have been demonstrated to be eminently Hackel. David Hickson is co chair of the blue ribbon commission on Pennsylvania's election security. His group says voter registration databases and election night reporting is also vulnerable. Governor Tom Wolfe warns every county in the state to get new voting machines before the twenty twenty presidential election for NPR news. I'm Lucy Perkins in Pittsburgh, a wide swath of the US..

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02:33 min | 3 years ago

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"I'm Ari Shapiro. Cornish. This hour, we'll talk with Chris Christie about his new book describing life in the Trump orbit. He ran the presidential transition team until he didn't get rid of the work of one hundred forty people that I lead for six months was monumentally stupid. The administration has paid a price for that in the country is paid a price for that. Also, the nation's intelligence chiefs testify about the greatest threats facing the world today and contradict their boss. The president while we have defeated the caliphate with a couple of little villages left. We should not underestimate the ability of terrorist groups, we'll have those stories after these news headlines. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. Top US. Intelligence officials are contradicting the Trump administration on critical foreign policy fronts is NPR's Windsor. Johnston explains experts are painting a different picture when it comes to nuclear threats specifically from North Korea and Iran. The Trump administration has repeatedly said North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat to the US the testifying before a Senate panel director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, says there's no indication that Pyongyang will fully get rid of its stockpile of nuclear weapons we currently assess that North Korea will seek to retain its WMD capabilities in his unlikely to completely give up its nuclear weapons and production capabilities because it's leaders ultimately view nuclear weapons as critical to regime survival. Intelligence officials also found that Iran is not currently seek. To develop its nuclear weapons capabilities. President Trump has claimed the opposite Windsor Johnston. NPR news, Washington. Pennsylvania's voting system is extremely vulnerable to election hacking. That's according to a new bipartisan report Lucy. Perkins of member station. W say says it was one of at least twenty states targeted by hackers in two thousand sixteen Pennsylvania is a swing state with close elections, which makes it a target for hackers and twenty twenty according to cybersecurity experts more than eighty percent of voting precincts in the state us old machines that don't create a paper trail they have been demonstrated to be eminently Hackel. David Hickson is co chair of the blue ribbon commission on Pennsylvania's election security. His group says voter registration databases and election night. Reporting is also vulnerable governor, Tom Wolfe, once every county in the state to get new voting machines before the twenty twenty presidential election for NPR news. I'm Lucy Perkins in Pittsburgh, a wide swath of the US has..

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"NPR podcasts are now available on every major platform checkout. All our shows at NPR dot org slash podcasts. That's NPR dot org slash podcasts. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer. Top US. Intelligence officials are contradicting the Trump administration on critical foreign policy fronts as NPR's Windsor. Johnston. Explains experts are painting a different picture when it comes to nuclear threats specifically from North Korea and Iran. The Trump administration has repeatedly said North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat to the US, but testifying before a Senate panel director of national intelligence, Dan Coats, says there's no indication that Pyongyang will fully get rid of its stockpile of nuclear weapons recurrently assess that North Korea will seek to retain its WMD capabilities in his unlikely to completely give up its nuclear weapons and production capability. These because it's leaders alternately view nuclear weapons as critical to regime survival. Intelligence officials also found that Iran is not currently seeking to develop its nuclear weapons capabilities. President Trump has claimed the opposite Windsor Johnston NPR news, Washington, Pennsylvania's voting system is extremely vulnerable to election hacking. That's according to a new bipartisan report, Lucy Perkins of member station. W ESA says it was one of at least twenty states targeted by hackers and 2016 Pennsylvania is a swing state with close elections, which makes it a target for hackers and twenty twenty according to cybersecurity experts more than eighty percent of voting precincts in the state us old machines that don't create a paper trail very have been demonstrated to be eminently Hackel. David Hickson is co chair of the blue ribbon commission on Pennsylvania's election security. His group says voter registration databases and election night. Reporting is also vulnerable governor, Tom. I'm wolf once every county in the state to get new voting machines before the twenty twenty presidential election for NPR news. I'm Lucy Perkins in Pittsburgh, a wide swath of the US shivering under a blast of cold air. What's known as the polar vortex? The postal service with that. Unofficial motto of neither snow nor rain or heat or gloom of night apparently out the window with mail service for much of the upper mid west now cancelled for tomorrow that includes international falls, Minnesota where sandy Dexter who owned. Sandy's place restaurant was pretty much taking things in stride today. Having a big heat wave. It's warmed up to twenty one below without the wind chill forty eight below with the wind chill, Dexter says Minnesotans. It's nothing new. Move, and we help push each other out of the snow piles and we start each other's car. And we smile and keep moving much of the mid western northeast with more expected to tomorrow from the Great Lakes to New England. A mixed close on Wall Street today with some early market gains Evaporating just prior to the close the Dow Jones industrial average end of the day higher up fifty one points, but the NASDAQ closed down fifty seven points, the standard and Poor's five hundred dropped three points today. You're listening to NPR. The interim head a Pacific Gas and electric says that on the heels of a bankruptcy filing. The most important responsibilities to the safety of the public PG. Filing chapter eleven documents. Today's utility faces potentially billions of dollars in liability related to recent wildfires in California companies already facing hundreds of lawsuits after a series of fires at least some of which potentially been linked to powerline problems. Chicago police are investigating a possible. Hate crime against the actor. Jesse smollet WBZ's Marinez zone moody, oh has more police say they received the report that the popular actor from the TV show empire was attacked around two AM Tuesday in downtown Chicago smell Ed was walking at ease lower water street when police say two men started yelling, racial and homophobic slurs. The men allegedly hid smollet import an unknown substance on him police say the attackers wrapped a rope around his neck, Chicago police sergeant Roco Liotta retainment giving. The severity of the allegations. We are taking the investigation very seriously and treating it as a possible hate crime smollet was taken to northwestern Memorial Hospital for NPR news. I'm Modina some you in Chicago, social impressions were still rising in November. If at a slower pace because of those higher prices that were apparently fewer buyers out there. Why's interest rates have also helped rain in the housing market, the S and P core logic? Keisha or home price index was up four point seven percent from a year earlier the index looks at home prices in twenty major cities in many cases, the rise in home prices dramatically exceeding wage games. I'm Jack Speer. NPR news in Washington.

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01:59 min | 3 years ago

"david hickson" Discussed on KCRW

"Considered from NPR in KCRW live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Jack Speer top US. Intelligence officials are contradicting the Trump administration on critical foreign policy fronts NPR's Windsor. Johnston explains experts are painting a different picture when it comes to nuclear threats specifically from North Korea and Iran. The Trump administration has repeatedly said North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat to the US. But. Testifying before a Senate panel director of national intelligence. Dan Coats, says there's no indication that young will fully get rid of its stockpile of nuclear weapons we currently assessed that North Korea will seek to retain its WMD capabilities in his unlikely to completely give up its nuclear weapons and production capabilities because it's leaders ultimately view nuclear weapons as critical to regime survival. Intelligence officials also found that Iran is not currently seeking to develop its nuclear weapons capabilities. President Trump has claimed the opposite Windsor Johnston NPR news Washington Pennsylvania's voting system is extremely vulnerable to election hacking, according to a new bipartisan report, Lucy Perkins of member station. W ESA says it was one of at least twenty states targeted by hackers in two thousand sixteen Pennsylvania is a swing state with close elections, which makes it a target for hackers and twenty twenty according to cybersecurity experts more than eighty. Percent of voting precincts in the state us old machines that don't create a paper trail. They have been demonstrated to be eminently Hackel. David Hickson is co chair of the blue ribbon commission on Pennsylvania's election security. His group says voter registration databases and election night. Reporting is also vulnerable governor, Tom Wolfe, once every county in the state to get new voting machines before the twenty twenty presidential election for NPR news. I'm Lucy Perkins in Pittsburgh wide, swath of the US is.

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