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Salford's Early Past Revealed: Part 1 - The Landscape

Regular readers of this blog will be aware that for the last year I have been working on an archaeology exhibition of the city of Salford’s archaeology. 348 more words

Community Archaeology

Cybersecurity and #IoT - Hackers Steal Over 100 Cars With a Laptop

We have been talking about hacking cars on this blog since 2011 (see posts) so the idea of thieves stealing a car by hacking their way into its computer system is no big surprise. 960 more words


Mild Cyberterrorism

Cyberterrorism: “The politically motivated use of computers and information technology to cause severe disruption or widespread fear.”

As the world shifts further an further into the technological revolution,  society has become increasingly vulnerable to attacks via the internet.   555 more words


9th Circuit Weighs in on CFAA and CAN-SPAM

9th Circuit Weighs in on

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) provides civil and criminal penalties against come who “intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access and thereby obtains . 933 more words


Baseball Exec Gets Four Years Under Controversial Hacking Law

Using another person’s password to get into a computer network might not seem like a big deal. But try tell that to a federal judge who just sentenced a former executive from the St. 400 more words


Former Cardinals exec sentenced to prison for hacking Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — A federal judge sentenced the former scouting director of the St. Louis Cardinals to nearly four years in prison Monday for hacking the Houston Astros’ player personnel database and email system in an unusual case of high-tech cheating involving two Major League Baseball clubs. 21 more words


Password Sharing and the CFAA (Hint: Sharing Your PassWord is Not a Federal Crime)

In a recent ruling filed on July 5, 2016, the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion onthe scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), 18 U.S.C.§ 1030, with respect to David Nosal. 509 more words

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