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A federal court of appeals has ruled that a bank did not take “commercially reasonable” security procedures to protect a customer business’s account, and might therefore not be entitled to compensation from the customer for...

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On June 26, 2012, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York and the FBI jointly announced the arrest of 11 persons in the U.S., and 13 abroad, in connection with an international...

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Stuxnet is totally 80’s

June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The media is abuzz with stories about Stuxnet, a piece of malware that many allege the United States and Israel created to damage or destroy Iranian centrifuges used to enrich uranium.  Some stories have called...

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California Internet Daters Will No Longer Go To Prison For Lying About Their Height and Weight on eHarmony  The much awaited decision in United States v. Nosal was issued today by the Ninth Circuit of Appeals. ...

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DIRNSA: “The theft of IP is astounding”

April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

In his annual appearance before the Senate Armed Services Committee last week (on March 27), Gen. Keith Alexander, Director of the NSA (DIRNSA) and the Commander of the U.S. Cyber Command (CYBERCOM), described several successes...

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A Smart Grid Pearl Harbor?!?

February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

In remarks during his nomination hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee last year, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta stated that “next Pearl Harbor that we confront could very well be a cyber attack that cripples...

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