Tags Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Scraping public website data does not violate CFAA, judge rules

by Jeff Stone • 2 weeks ago

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

Virginia state lawmaker accused of breaching former campaign manager's Facebook, Gmail accounts

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Dawn Adams had an "ulterior motive" when she asked for her former staffers' Facebook credentials, according to the complaint.

Judge won’t toss ex-hedge fund manager’s claim Brevet Capital hacked his email

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The case highlights uncomfortable questions about what information employers can access about their employees, and they access it.

Private sector warms to U.S. Cyber Command carrying out 'hack backs'

by Ryan Duffy • 1 year ago

The U.S. government should decide how to retaliate against the worst attacks on the country’s private sector.

Rep. Graves: 'Active defense' bill will launch a new industry

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

Companies will soon offer public support for the legislation because "they're under tremendous attacks all the time," said the congressman.

'Hacking back' legislation is back in Congress

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

The bill would be a huge amendment to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

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