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Free iPhone password breaker released
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2010

Back in October you may remember our post on Elcomsoft, a Russian software company that came out with program to decrypt common wireless network signals


Incident of the week: Russian company proves that WiFiwireless networks no longer secure
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • Global, USA
  • October 15 2009

ElcomSoft Co. Ltd., a Moscow-based "password recovery" company, has announced that its software can make an encrypted wireless network accessible using only a PC and the innovative computing power of consumer graphics cards from Nvidia


Accountants ask court to exempt them from Red Flags Rules
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2010

Last week the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) filed papers seeking summary judgment in the lawsuit filed against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to exempt accountants from the FTC's Red Flags Rules


Five key steps to developing an information security program
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2009

Information security the discipline of protecting information found in paper documents, electronic files and emails has become increasingly important in business


Goldman Sachs programmer arrested for transfer of top secret source code for Goldman's automated trading system
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2009

On July 3, 2009, FBI arrested Sergey Aleynikov, a Goldman Sachs programmer, as he disembarked at Newark airport on charges that he violated the Electronic Espionage Act (18 U.S.C. sec. 1832) when he sent company data to an overseas document server


Declassified documents show FBI expanding data mining efforts over 1.5 billion personal records (and counting)
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2009

Declassified documents obtained (but not published) by WIRED Magazine indicate that the FBI has been hard at work expanding a database of Americans' personal and financial information


Massachusetts holds public hearing on information security regulations -- regulators contemplating additional revisions in final rulemaking
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2009

This morning, the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulations (OCABR) held a public hearing in connection with its promulgation of revisions to the Commonwealth's information privacy regulations, 201 CMR 17.00


Albert Gonzalez gets 20 years for TJXHeartland breaches
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2010

Last week was a tough week for Albert Gonzalez, the so-called "leader of the largest hacking and identity theft ring ever prosecuted by the U.S. government."


FTC delays enforcement of Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010 to give Congress time to exempt certain businesses from rule’s requirements
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

This morning, Friday, May 28, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it was extending the deadline for enforcement of the Red Flags Rule through December 31, 2010, in order to give Congress sufficient time to amend the law to exclude certain businesses from application of the Rule


Red Flags Rule enforcement deadline falls next week
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2010

This Tuesday, June 1, 2010, marks the official deadline for compliance with the Federal Trade Commission's Red Flags Rule