In November of 2007, Richard Villarreal applied for a job with the tobacco company R. J. Reynolds. He was forty-nine years old at the time, living in Cumming, Georgia, about an hour’s drive from Atlanta, and working for Coca-Cola
Bitcoin qualifies as money, a federal judge ruled on Monday, in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JPMorgan Chase & Co and other companies.
U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan rejected a bid by
Facebook is asking a federal appellate court to let stand its recent ruling that the defunct aggregation service Power Ventures violated a federal hacking law by “scraping” Facebook’s site.
The social networking company wants the court to reject arguments by
My paper highlights the pros and cons of technology based banking services in India. Banks mobilize public savings and facilitate investments. The liberalization of banking services by the government and the Reserve Bank of India has accelerated the growth of
1. Russia is in America’s crosshairs:
Maj. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, commanding general of the Army Cyber Center of Excellence, said the U.S. has observed Russia employ the full range of information warfare capabilities to effectively find and fix their opponents.
The Democratic National Convention (DNC) leaks revealed last week have presumably reminded many Americans to the severe cyber-threats this country is facing. Particularly alarming were the allegations that Vladimir Putin is behind the hack. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson raised
Laws frequently change the way that we do business. Whether it’s taxes, regulations or some other requirement that we, as business people, are obliged to abide by, compliance is essential to avoiding legal actions and getting our jobs done without
Federal prosecutors are opposing a tech-savvy journalist’s bid to stay out of prison while he appeals his convictions on computer hacking charges.
Without relief from a federal judge or a higher court, former Reuters social media editor Matthew Keys could
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers sent a letter on Monday to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler asking how the FCC’s proposed rule on set-top boxes could affect cybersecurity.
The coalition included U.S. Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Tom
You’ve probably been hearing a lot about identity theft on the news recently. There was even a major movie out a couple years ago called “Identity Thief.” That movie may have been a comedy, but the subject matter is actually
A man allegedly behind some of the world’s biggest and most lucrative hacks is going to be tried in US courts.
Turkish citizen Ercan Findikoglu has been extradited to the United States and is being charged with helping execute a
Remember when your mom told you to clean up your room, and when she came back it was spotless?
There is an urgent need to educate children and women about the need to be cautious in cyberspace, according to Rakshit Tandon, Chief Resource Advisor, Internet and Mobile Association of India.
Activist hackers linked to the collective known as Anonymous have secretly accessed U.S. government computers in multiple agencies and stolen sensitive information in a campaign that began almost a year ago, the FBI warned this week.
Hereâ€™s a scary scenario. Youâ€™re innocently surfing the Web, maybe on an unfamiliar site, not paying close attention. Suddenly your computer screen fills with illegal pornographic images of minors. You try to navigate away, but a warning screen
Â A billion dollar black market website allowed people to useBitcoin digital currencyÂ to buy guns, drugs or hire assassins, according to a federal complaint released today. The complaint charges Ross William Ulbricht, 29, with a battery of conspiracy crimes
Hackers working for the Iranian government compromised US Navy systems in recent weeks, according toÂ
SEATTLE â€“ As a senior special agent at the FBI, Mary E.
Â On Friday, the U.S. governmentÂ filed its briefÂ in the appeal of Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer, who was convicted of federal hacking charges for downloading hundreds of thousands of customer e-mail addresses from AT&T’s Web site.