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The CFAA will soon have its day before the Supreme Court

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

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

FSB asset introduced LinkedIn hacker, future Group-IB executive in 2012, U.S. alleges

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Jurors could sooon be asking themselves the same questions that researchers and government officials have pondered for years: Is this the Russian government, or just some scammers?

Accused LinkedIn hacker worked with alleged SEC hacker, according to DOJ filing

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

Yevgeniy Nikulin was in regular contact with Oleksandr Ieremenko, a Ukrainian national who allegedly hacked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Hackers who tried extorting Uber, Lynda plead guilty

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Uber portrayed its payment to the hackers as a bug bounty reward.

Scraping public website data does not violate CFAA, judge rules

by Jeff Stone • 9 months ago

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

LinkedIn stopped more than 21 million fake accounts this year, but legitimate users are the real challenge

by Jeff Stone • 10 months ago

Chinese recruiters have exploited the Microsoft-owned site for their own gain.

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