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I like the Dow after a dramatic -- -- yesterday check out this time lapse video that we have it.
To say it happened about this time yesterday around 1 PM just after 1 PM the Dow lost more than 130 points.
And less than three minutes has about 200.
Billion dollars of market value and this is why there is a -- quotation marks around the -- From the Associated Press reading next breaking two explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured.
Well that sweet -- not really from the Associated Press there was no explosion the president was not hurt a group calling itself the Syrian electronic army.
Claims that hacked the AP's accounts and sent the tweet.
I'm Morgan -- former advisor to state department's anti terrorism assistance program.
He's now the CEO of the company connected -- the case and a cyber terrorism analysts in this great on topics like -- so more again and again.
It's great to have you.
We're looking at this now you know nearly -- for hours later the news.
Is still kind of puzzled like -- How did this happen with the associated press and you keep on hearing it's so easy to -- -- -- can anybody can do it.
It up is that really the case can can it does happen and at any time.
Well look this goes back what you and I have had extensive conversations about -- how secure are we on line.
And by the reports that are coming out one of the AP reporters that was quoted on the said look an hour before this tweet went out.
We received a very you know -- well the -- the Phishing email.
This Phishing email was designed to corrupt correct and access user names and passwords passwords.
That appears to what has happened it was a sophisticated attack it very simple one but it was sophisticated kids that got you to click on an email.
Allow somebody access -- eap system and then what happened was this -- Went out and that we see the results and then a week after Boston these results were amplified because everybody is still very sensitive to the Bob.
Admiral aren't the only thing you see from the Associated Press -- there were some people that.
Instantly -- -- -- careful because this can be hacked but the Associated Press a lot of respect around the world you know -- raise a lot of questions but but you're also saying that.
There was human -- NASA wasn't that somebody just got an incentive sweet if the -- and you hate to be that person.
Did not click on that Phishing link that was sent to him -- her.
Then this would not have happened.
But it's it's like the poor guy who lost the iPhone 5 and it got out to the world you know because it was at a bar.
-- hate to be that guy did this is the same thing but this goes back to you know we spend hundreds of millions of dollars each year in the United States on cyber security there's a bill going through now.
But you know what we spend very little and spends -- spent very little time and attention.
On teaching people how to be secure in their online habits and -- this goes back -- -- if somebody had just not click on if they said this looks too good to be true.
And and sent it to the right -- department reported it to somebody.
This would not have happened to eight AP is so credible it amplified the effect of this.
We and it's not just the Associated Press we should mention that.
Over the last three days see brightness their Twitter feed from CBS 48 hours are also has and -- discrepancies with their their Twitter accounts.
The people behind did this Syrian electronic army.
And says they're a group of enthusiastic Syrian youths who support Syrian President Musharraf side.
This is a group we haven't spoken about -- he knew anything about them for Monday.
Now I mean -- -- a look at anybody can register a domain name and call themselves whatever they want you know there could be you know could be somebody.
Using now -- all -- once said useful idiots you know could be a group maybe it's anonymous maybe it's.
You know some other group that's using them as a proxy so that they get you know some level of that they don't wanna be attributed to this so plausible and I abilities so yeah it's just.
Even if we -- we thought we knew something about it's so easy to do stuff over the Internet you're here today gone tomorrow they can recreate themselves as the people's National Liberation Army the next day.
I have a domain and do the same thing.
Scary now my resolution.
In our statement today Morgan but just -- -- that we can get at another warning don't click -- some -- check out yourself an Nvidia just just ignore.
Don't they don't get hit and run away -- -- that's right.
Morgan thank you again for the time expertise you -- -- thank you.
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