"Nortel hacked for 10 years'!!!
Gads - can't we bring treason charges or something against those that take such a cavalier and negligent attitude towards our competitive assets?
Doesn't any executive understand that their companies and their assets exist at the grace and support of the country and that their many intellectual assets are built with the government support and backing either through educational funding, corporate grants or direct government expenditures?
Nortel hacked for years but failed to protect itself, report says
by Lance Whitney February 14, 2012
"...By grabbing just seven passwords from top Nortel execs back in 2000, the hackers managed to gain access to the company's network and remotely control personal computers by flooding them with spyware."
"Nortel eventually uncovered the hacked passwords and breach in 2004. In response, the company changed the seven passwords and kicked off an internal investigation, the Journal noted. But according to Shields, Nortel didn't bother to determine if any of its products were compromised and halted the investigation after six months due to a lack of solid leads."...
Nortel hacked: Nortel faced corporate espionage from China-based hackers for more than a decade
"The hackers also placed spyware so deep into some employee computers it escaped detection"
(2) Every one commits treason who, in Canada,
(b) without lawful authority, communicates or makes available to an agent of a state other than Canada, military or scientific information or any sketch, plan, model, article, note or document of a military or scientific character that he knows or ought to know may be used by that state for a purpose prejudicial to the safety or defence of Canada;