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Obama addresses identity theft amid CentCom attack

In a preview of what’s to come in his State of the Union address next week, President Obama took on identity theft and consumer protection in a speech at the Federal Trade Commission. The White House says the goal of the new measures he announced today is to improve confidence in technology, which of course, comes at a time of increased hacking, including a hack today of the U.S Central Command Twitter feed and YouTube channel, which was hacked by apparent supporters of the Islamic State. Here to discuss the president’s speech and the CentCom attack is Brian Fung, tech reporter with the Washington Post.

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