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London police have kicked off a pilot program that has law enforcement hiring private law firms to challenge cybercriminals in civil rather than criminal court.
Davina Pujari, Shaun Bridges third lawyer since he began his appeals process in December 2015, filed a motion to withdraw as counsel on appeal.
A 23-year-old British man appeared in a U.K. court to face charges for allegedly launching Denial of Service attacks against British Airways, two police websites and a game retailer.
The makers of SpyHunter - the anti-malware software product, are filing a lawsuit against Bleeping Computer, the tech blog, after one of its moderators posted a bad review of SpyHunter on their forum.
President Obama said he is "on the civil liberties side" when asked about the Apple vs. FBI rift.
The Maryland Attorney General argued on appeal of a lower court ruling that the warrantless use of a stingray did not violate a suspect's Fourth Amendment right.
A federal judge said Tuesday that Apple must provide "reasonable technical assistance" to help law enforcement access encrypted data on an iPhone 5c used by Syed Rizwan Farook, one of the shooters in an attack at the Inland Regional Center
Companies looking to create strong security and privacy protocols have to encourage their IT and legal departments to not only work together, but each should learn a little of the others' job.
The ACLU joined forces with the EFF to file an amicus brief in a case involving the Milwaukee Police Department's alleged warrantless use of a stingray.
In what prosecutors are calling a "first of its kind" case, a hacker linked to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has been extradited to the U.S. to face charges.
Vladimir Putin's key adviser on internet-related affairs was accused of being the owner of a locally operated torrent site.
Affinity Gaming has brought a suit against Trustwave, accusing the cybersecurity company of failing to adequately investigate and remedy a data breach.
Texas based CryptoPeak Solutions has sued nearly 70 high-profile companies for using encryption on websites.
IRS Commissioner detailed the use of the agency's stingray in response to a question at an October Senate Finance Committee hearing.
Michael Cosiscia was convicted for disrupting commodity futures prices in a $1.4 million fraud scheme marking the first federal prosecution of its kind.
The American Civil Liberties Union called for greater transparency from the FBI after obtaining FOIA documents detailing surveillance flights conducted during the Baltimore protests.
Sony Corp. will pay up to $8 million to current and former employees that were impacted by the 2014 breach.
A former lottery official who was sentenced to 10 years for trying to rig a $14 million jackpot in Iowa is facing new charges involving large payouts from lotteries in Colorado and Wisconsin.
By upholding three claims against Coca-Cola, a U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania lets a class action lawsuit stemming from a 2014 breach move forward.
The Trump Hotel Collection confirmed that malware had gained unauthorized access to customer payment card data at seven properties.
A man has been accused of planting spyware on his wife's cell phone two weeks prior to filing for divorce.
Streamline your incident plan with clear IT security operational definitions and develop a detailed inventory of every asset within your network, says ViJay Viswanathan, CISO, HD Supply.
Massachusetts's Supreme Court determined that Leon Gelfgatt must decrypt four computers that were seized during his case's investigation.
A Philadelphia man entered an open guilty plea to a scam that lowered the monthly bills of 5,790 Comcast customers who each paid between $75-$100.
Lawyers for Mark Karpeles told a federal judge the Mt. Gox founder must first secure legal counsel to represent him in a Treasury Department subpoena.
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates have agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle potential HIPAA violations.
A 14-member gang alleged to have used stolen identities in a tax refund scheme have been charged in five criminal complaints with conspiracy to defraud the United States and other counts of theft of government property.
Following the theft of a computer at Sutter Health in October that put the personal information of more than 4.2 million patients at risk, 11 class-action lawsuits were filed against the Sacramento, Calif.-based nonprofit.
Anonymous stayed busy on Friday with the dump of 300 GB of emails and other communications, lifted from the law firm representing a U.S. Marine who recently escaped jail time for his role in a 2005 massacre.
Experts warn the controversial anti-copyright bill, SOPA, would undermine efforts to bolster internet security through the implementation of DNSSEC.
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