Blog Posts Tagged with "Lawsuit"
February 02, 2012 Added by:Suzanne Widup
FDA whistleblowers allege their emails were monitored once they told Congress the agency was approving risky medical devices, violating their Constitutional rights. The FDA said that employees are warned they may be monitored, and should not have an expectation of privacy...
January 26, 2012 Added by:Andrew Weidenhamer
"The PCI system is less a system for securing customer card data than a system for raking in profits for the card companies via fines and penalties. Visa and MasterCard impose fines on merchants even when there is no fraud loss at all, simply because the fines are profitable...”
January 13, 2012 Added by:Anthony M. Freed
Update: “The Lords of Dharmaraja” claim to have released the source code for Symantec's Norton Utilities as was threatened earlier today. The alleged data dump has not been confirmed, and company officials have not yet released a statement. Exclusive interview with YamaTough here...
January 09, 2012 Added by:Scot Terban
LIGATT (a.k.a. Greg Evans) is about to find out that once again the US government has said: “Hey, whatever happened to all that money he owes us?” Well that day has come and I do hope the government, being in such dire straights, comes after our little charlatan with both barrels...
December 31, 2011 Added by:Electronic Frontier Foundation
2011 has been a landmark year for prosecutions under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), with the feds pursuing aggressive, high-profile cases against members of Anonymous and LulzSec, as well as open access advocate Aaron Swartz...
October 31, 2011 Added by:Brian Dean
It is recommended that organizations receiving PII become intimately familiar with all of the applicable security requirements for their industry in order to understand minimum protection requirements, industry best practices, as well as the consequences of noncompliance...
October 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“Defendants have taken no steps that adequately or effectively protect cardholders against illegal use of the cardholders’ sensitive and extensive financial records since the breach,” the suit states. Officials estimate that $2.7 million was stolen from 3,400 accounts in the attack...
July 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"The architecture further confirms how this election was stolen. The computer system and SmarTech had the correct placement, connectivity, and computer experts necessary to change the election in any manner desired by the controllers of the SmarTech computers..."
May 03, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The lawsuit alleges privacy violations for the collection of location data, deceptive business practices for failing to notify customers, and violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for harvesting the data from individual devices...
April 26, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"We take issue specifically with the notion that Apple is now basically tracking people everywhere they go... If you are a federal marshal, you have to have a warrant to do this kind of thing, and Apple is doing it without one," said Aaron Mayer, attorney for the plaintiffs...
April 13, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"If Evans wants to be considered a credible source of information or technical security, he needs to actually work at getting certifications and accrue respect through solid work within the community. Until he does this, he will always have critics that will call him a charlatan..."
April 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Google can’t be under the misimpression that FISMA certification for Google Apps Premier also covers Google Apps for Government. If that were the case, then why did Google, according to the attachments in the DOJ brief, decide to file a separate FISMA application?"
March 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Microsoft provided documentation that detailed the botnet's extensive structure in a federal court filing. Acting on the information, federal marshals raided several internet hosting providers across the U.S. and seized servers suspected of being used as command and control units...
February 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Attrition.org has been highly critical of both LIGATT and the company's principal Gregory Evans, the self-proclaimed "world's greatest hacker" who has been the subject of well documented allegations of plagiarism, among other scathing criticisms...
January 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines
Software firm 2FA has filed a $100 million dollar lawsuit against Oracle subsidiary Passlogix alleging the outfit stole source code related to authentication software. The suit is specific to Passlogix's v-Go product, which was developed prior to Oracle's acquisition of the company...
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