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Intel Briefing – June 2013

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Pentagon accuses China government, military of cyberattacks.
The U.S. Department of Defense’s annual report on China’s military capabilities concluded that the government and military of China have engaged in cyberattacks to steal information for defense and industrial purposes.

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GM recalls 43,000 hybrid vehicles for fire risks.
General Motors announced the recall of about 43,000 model year 2012 and 2013 vehicles equipped with the eAssist mild hybrid system due to circuit boards in the Generator Control Module (GCM) short-circuiting and posing a fire hazard. Affected models include the Buick Lacrosse and Regal, and Chevrolet Malibu Eco vehicles.

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X-ray film scam exposes 17k patients to possible data breach.
Officials from the Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic in North Carolina notified over 17,000 patients of a potential data breach as a result of a third- party vendor’s illicit activities. The clinic hired the vendor to transfer x-ray films into electronic format but the vendor sold the films to a recycling company in Ohio that harvested the films for its silver.

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One-third of U.S. honeybee colonies died last winter, threatening food supply.
A consortium of academic researchers, beekeepers, and U.S. Department of Agriculture scientists announced that multiple factors caused nearly one in three commercial honeybee colonies in the United States to die or disappear last winter. The research revealed an unsustainable decline that threatens the nation’s food supply.

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Lock repair to close part of Illinois River at least a week: Army Corps.
The Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard said a northern stretch of the Illinois River, recently re-opened to navigation and barge shipping following damage to the Marseille Dam after a storm, will close for about a week starting May 10 to allow the Army Corps to construct a rock dike below the dam and begin repairs which could take months to complete.

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