Information Security Laws Investigations and Ethics
- December 02, 2016
Authorities from 30 countries have dismantled Avalanche, the crimeware-as-a-service network used to steal hundreds of millions from victims around the globe.
- November 30, 2016
After a final push to delay changes to Rule 41 failed in the Senate, the U.S. government now has much wider authority to legally search computers whose location is unknown.
- November 22, 2016
The Manhattan district attorney said his office has hundreds of locked iOS devices and called on Apple to open up its smartphone encryption to warrants.
- November 18, 2016
Just two weeks before the deadline, U.S. lawmakers seek to postpone until next summer the acceptance of controversial updates to Rule 41, allowing legal access to unspecified systems.
- November 11, 2016
Adobe agreed to pay several states a total of $1 million and agreed to new compliance measures as part of a settlement over the company's 2013 data breach.
- November 11, 2016
An SEC filing updated what was learned in the investigation into the Yahoo breach in late 2014, but the language in the filing has created more confusion about the incident.
- November 04, 2016
Law enforcement agencies around the world arrested and questioned users of dark web markets allegedly connected to the sale of illegal goods.
- October 28, 2016
The FCC passed new ISP privacy rules that increase transparency from broadband providers and mandate that customers must opt in before ISPs can use or share sensitive user data.
- October 26, 2016
A U.S. district judge grants the defendants in a child porn case the right to know whether the FBI used the vulnerabilities equities process before the hack of the Playpen Tor hidden service site.
- October 12, 2016
With EU's new privacy regulation set to take effect in May 2018, GDPR compliance may be hampered by lack of planning and awareness, Dell research finds.
- September 23, 2016
A new FBI ransomware alert urges victims to report incidents to federal law enforcement, gives defense tips and urges victims to avoid paying a ransom, if possible.
- September 15, 2016
A new ruling in a Texas court declared law enforcement hacking to be search in the definition of the Fourth Amendment, but experts say further clarification is needed.
- September 13, 2016
Revisions to the Burr-Feinstein Compliance with Court Orders Act are allegedly circulating, but there are questions about how close the bill is to being resurrected.
- September 09, 2016
A House committee investigation into the OPM breach said leadership failed to implement the recommended security improvements that could have prevented the attack and data loss.
- September 02, 2016
Romanian hacker Guccifer, made famous for exposing the misuse of Hillary Clinton's personal email servers, was sentenced to 52 months in prison for unrelated crimes.