Tags Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

A Supreme Court ruling limits the reach of a landmark hacking law

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

The Supreme Court's 6-3 ruling is a significant step in limiting the bounds of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Supreme Court considers scope of federal anti-hacking law in biggest cyber case to date

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

The court has until it goes on recess next summer to hand down a ruling.

Security researchers slam Voatz brief to the Supreme Court on anti-hacking law

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Much is at stake when the Supreme Court considers the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Voatz urges Supreme Court to not protect ethical research from prosecution

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

The Boston-based company previously severed ties with a bug bounty platform over a discrepancy.

Researchers to Supreme Court: Terms of service violations shouldn't be CFAA crime

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Researchers worry that corporations' "terms of service" could have too much sway over the implementation of a federal anti-hacking law.

Facebook sues to curb data scraping, fake Instagram likes from outside developers

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

It's part of an effort to show Facebook can regulate itself.