Obama Criticized For Failure To Blame China For OPM Hack

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Obama Criticized For Failure To Blame China For OPM Hack
White House (Pete Souza) [Public domain]

Cyber security is an increasingly important issue in both the public and private sector, and U.S. government departments have fallen victim to hackers.

The latest hack struck the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), revealing sensitive information on millions of federal employees. China is known to possess sophisticated cyber warfare capabilities, and is frequently suspected of hacking U.S. targets. Now a Republican senator has attacked the Obama administration for not officially pointing the finger at Beijing over the OPM hack, writes