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Bill proposes letting victims of cybercrime hack the hackers

When investigating hacked networks, FBI agents have long told company executives that they can’t share information on what was stolen and who took it. “Sorry, that’s classified,” was all the victims got. 638 more words

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IT admin was authorized to trash employer's network he says

Meet Michael Thomas, real-life BOFH.

On December 5 2011, he quit his job as IT admin for a startup called ClickMotive.

This was no ordinary resignation. 710 more words

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Trying to DDoS the White House Website to Protest Trump's Inauguration Violates CFAA

There has been a lot of buzz this past week about protesters indicating they plan to protest President-Elect Trump’s inauguration by launching a DDoS attack on the White House website. 318 more words

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Top 3 CFAA Takeaways from Facebook v. Power Ventures Case in Ninth Circuit

Here are my top 3 key Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) takeaways from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ Order and Amended Opinion issued on December 9, 2016 in  640 more words

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Is Key Claim Missing from Pastor's Lawsuit Over Wife's Nude Pics Emailed to Swinger Site?

Should a claim for have been included in this lawsuit? See my thoughts below and share your thoughts.

The Allegations Behind the Lawsuit

A legal team led by Gloria Allred made news by suing Toyota (and others) on behalf of a Frisco, Texas pastor and his wife, Tim  and Claire Gautreaux, alleging that a Toyota salesman emailed nude pictures of Claire to a swingers’ website from Tim’s phone while in his possession to confirm a preapproval offer that was on an app. 546 more words

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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

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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

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