Hacking

A new step has been taken in the case of Choice Escrow v. BankcorpSouth Bank (“BSB”).  What began in 2010 with a fraudulent $440,000 wire transfer by a hacker from the bank account of Choice...

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Rep. Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced via Twitter Wednesday night (6/5) that “[Thursday] @ 12:30 @RepTimRyan @SenRonJohnson and I will introduce new legislation to hold nation-state cyber hackers accountable.”  The new...

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Back in August of 2012, we wrote about a case where the court found a “very close call” between two distinct interpretations of the Fund Transfer Act.  In that case, counterclaims by a bank against...

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It has been almost ten years since California’s landmark data breach notification law (SB 1386) went into effect.  Since its passage, we’ve seen a number of high profile reports of breached information along with numerous...

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On February 18, 2013, Mandiant, one of the country’s pre-eminent computer security companies with a deep background investigating the activities of suspected China-sponsored cyber-attackers, released a 74-page report, demonstrating a persuasive, if not definitive, link...

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In a Missouri U.S. District Court decision from August 20th, counterclaims by a bank against a commercial customer have been dismissed in a case where hackers accessed the customer’s account and drained it of over...

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