Hacking

A group of five senators, led by Senators Wyden and Paul, have introduced legislation to prevent changes to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect. The one-page Stopping Mass Hacking (SMH) Act (released...

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Friday, November 7, 2014 – 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST Presenters: Stacey Brandenburg & Marc Zwillinger from ZwillGen & Maurice Liddell from UHY Announcements of newly discovered data breaches occur almost monthly. Although falling prey to a breach can...

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Last week, Hold Security, a Milwaukee information security firm, announced that a Russian cyber gang, dubbed “CyberVor”, nabbed over 4.5 billion user records. Of these records, Hold Security estimates that 1.2 billion usernames and passwords,...

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Today, the Attorney General ended speculation about whether the United States would ever criminally charge members of the Chinese Army by announcing that a grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania had issued an...

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Continuing a recent trend of enforcement actions stressing the importance of “adequate” testing for security flaws, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced settlement agreements with Fandango and Credit Karma closing investigations of their mobile app...

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Clients often ask whether we think a particular piece of privacy, data security, consumer protection or similar legislation will be passed by Congress. And, more often than not, the answer is no. I’d like to...

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