[Bglug] You have till Dec 15 to tell Canada that lowering national cyber security is a bad idea
linuxpusher2 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 12 13:30:05 EST 2016
I may have gone a little overboard in my responses, being a George Carlin
But hey I would find Black Helicopters landing in my yard, "Fascinating"
Think they would let me keep the pictures ? Lol.
On 6 December 2016 at 22:45, Logan Streondj <streondj at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Canada wants to lower encryption standards, put in backdoors, force
> keeping of arbitrary user data, so it would be easier for foreign
> governments and exploiters to take advantage of Canadians, steal their
> personal information, emails which may include financial records, and
> other private and personal information enough to steal identities.
> We have until December 15 to tell them that this is a BAD IDEA!
> (link to Canada's Online Consultation at the bottom)
> They think it is a matter of National Security that they be given easy
> access to the above information, but they forget that it is a National
> Cyber Security risk, for that information to be easily available.
> My suggestion was that Canada needs a Cyber Security task force, with
> high end GPU or ASIC hardware for password cracking, this will give
> them all the access they need to whatever they want. Human minds
> aren't very good at remembering passwords, so they might just forget
> when interrogated.
> On the other hand 80+% of people have weak passwords,, so should be
> easy to crack.
> Also there should be a "building code" for cyber security, minimum
> standards before any sensitive user data is allowed to be kept.
> Because there are over 70 thousand hacked servers available cheap
> online, some of them government and otherwise
> Basic Subscriber Info ( name, address, telephone number and email
> address) can be enough to get into many accounts, and with a few other
> pieces (which may be stored alongside) would be sufficient to steal an
> For example once a criminal has that basic information,
> It only takes 6 seconds for a criminal to get accurate credit card
> information and security code of a target:
> Encryption is essential for securing everyday interactions on the
> internet. For instance Hillary Clinton didn't encrypt her email
> exchanges, and largely because of it lost the election and almost went
> to prison.
> Internet exploiters are getting increasingly more sophisticated and
> even took down the East Coast recently,
> https://www.wired.com/2016/10/internet-outage-ddos-dns-dyn/ So having
> good Cyber Security is essential, weakening it to make it easier to
> spy on people is a VERY BAD IDEA.
> Canada's Online Consultation:
> I'm also planning on scheduling a meeting with my MP about this, I
> recommend you at least write to them.
> - --
> Logan Streondj,
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