Tags U.S. courts

Court hands Microsoft control of websites linked to spying by Chinese hackers

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Nickel, aka APT15, Ke3chang and Vixen Panda, was snooping on government agencies and others, the company said.

Fintech company Plaid, consumers reach $58M settlement agreement in privacy suit

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

Plaid also must reduce the amount of data it stores and give customers more information about its security practices.

Courts order handover of breach forensic reports in trend welcomed by consumers, feared by defendants

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

Over the past year, three different judges have compelled data breach suit defendants to give the reports to plaintiffs.

US blames China for Microsoft hacking, ransomware attacks as part of global condemnation

by Tim Starks • 6 months ago

The coordinated effort included indictments, a technical report and blame for the Microsoft Exchange Server hack.

Houston man sentenced to 7 years for attempted $2 million romance scam

by Tim Starks • 7 months ago

The Nigerian national also must pay back nearly $900,000 to victims, a judge ordered.

DOJ seizes $2.3 million in cryptocurrency payments from Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack

by Tim Starks • 8 months ago

The seizure from DarkSide actors' virtual currency wallet is part of a Biden administration anti-ransomware barrage.