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The cyber threat continues China's rampant use of cyber espionage and threats from how activist groups like anonymous.
Fueling already heightened concerns over our nation's cyber preparedness.
And the senate held a hearing on Capitol Hill today examining this exact threat of Peter Barnes is on the story joins us from Washington with the latest.
Hit -- that is something.
-- they're trying to get some new cyber security legislation moving over there aren't on the held to Afghan government investigators and companies more from weapons to fight cybercrime especially from China officials have called this problem the greatest transfer of wealth in human history.
300 billion dollars in theft of American trade secrets alone just last year and -- of course all -- cyber attacks on banks and media organizations.
Lawmakers and witnesses said US policy makers need to get tough.
If this really is the biggest transfer of wealth in history of humankind to illicit means.
We're still pretty much under resource for when you put it up against.
We got a DEA just to deal with narcotics.
We've got ATF just for our -- tobacco firearms and bombs.
Where are we.
In terms of what we do -- about this new threat.
Well one idea as to get law enforcement and private companies to share more information with each other to set up -- -- comment.
Early warning system when cyber threats start to emerge.
And there is new legislation on the hill that would block imports of products containing stolen US technology -- --
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