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Privacy groups are still trying to get documents unsealed in Facebook encryption case

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The ACLU and EFF say a failure to clarify the legal requirements for giving authorities access to encrypted communications would set a dangerous precedent.

Equifax settles with Massachusetts, Indiana for nearly $40 million

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The resolutions end state claims filed in connection with the 2017 data breach.

Vault 7 court case ends in mistrial on most serious charges

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Joshua Schulte has been found guilty on counts of contempt of court and giving false statements to the FBI.

Feds are lining up more indictments related to Chinese cyber-activity, officials say

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

“Chinese theft by hacking has been prominent,” Attorney General William Barr says. Another Department of Justice official says indictments are coming "soon."

Lithuanian scammer gets 5 years for defrauding Google, Facebook of $120 million

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Evaldas Rimasauskas was arrested in 2017 and arrived in the U.S. earlier this year.

NeverQuest banking malware administrator sentenced to 4 years

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

That's one year less than prosecutors had hoped.

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