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Inside Baseball: The Basics of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) has been an increasingly popular tool for DOJ over the last few years. A recent case against the St. 1,048 more words

Social Media Malware: What Is It and How do You Avoid It?

Guest Post by Cassie Phillips

You can’t have spent more than a week on the internet without hearing about malware and its adverse effects on your computer or even your smartphone (smartphone malware is on the rise as well). 1,057 more words

Digital Information Law

Michele A. Whitham, Esq.

A renowned labor and employment law practitioner, Michele A. Whitham has extensive experience representing employers in every aspect of the employment relationship, advising global businesses, litigating claims involving computer fraud and abuse by employees, and addressing issues in human affairs within the workplace. 70 more words

Law

In a first, Chinese hackers are arrested at the behest of the U.S. government - The Washington Post

This is shocking. Let’s see where it goes.

The Chinese government has quietly arrested a handful of hackers at the urging of the U.S. government — an unprecedented step to defuse tensions with Washington at a time when the Obama administration has threatened economic sanctions.

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Computer Fraud

Justice Department looks to sharpen computer crime law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stung by recent court decisions that have gone against them, Justice Department lawyers are making a fresh push to clarify a computer trespass law that critics malign as overly broad. 959 more words

National

VICIOUS ROYAL MAIL E-MAIL SCAM - BEWARE

URGENT ALERTS ARE BEING SENT OUT OVER A VICIOUS ROYAL MAIL E-MAIL SCAM

There is a nasty new scam doing the rounds which starts off with you receiving an e-mail supposedly from Royal Mail, saying that they have a letter or parcel for you. 176 more words

Crime Prevention

An Adventure in Fraud Land

Slight update: After going to the bank and taking care of that end, now their spam emails are referring to the site as tech fix now. 835 more words

Scam