Tags Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks 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 • 2 months ago

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

Federal officials have arrested another accused FIN7 hacker

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

A Ukrainian national has been arrested for his alleged work for the infamous financially motivated hacking group Fin7.

Trial delayed for former SEC watchdog accused of abusing computer access

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The case is one of a number of alleged computer intrusions involving Wall Street to surface in court.

The CFAA will soon have its day before the Supreme Court

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, enacted in 1986, has been described as “the worst law in technology.”

Scraping public website data does not violate CFAA, judge rules

by Jeff Stone • 11 months ago

The decision is a rare limitation on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

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