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Internet, Information Technology & e-Discovery Blog Blog

Articles: 11-20 of 329

Cyberintrusions by Russia put US power infrastructure in jeopardy!

Russia, USA - March 16 2018 The Washington Post reported that “Since at least March 2016… Russian hackers have ‘targeted U.S. government entities and multiple U.S. critical…

Yahoo’s ToS limitations of liabilities challenged in Cyberbreach of 3 billion users!

USA - March 12 2018 Reuters reported that Judge Lucy Kohl ruled that “the plaintiffs could try to show that liability limits in Yahoo’s terms of service were…

Tax phishing attacks leads to theft of millions of passwords at Office365 (think Microsoft)!

USA - March 6 2018 Darkreading.com reported a “new wave of phishing attacks aims to dupe users and steal their passwords by disguising malicious emails as tax-related…

Equifax only had $75M in cybersecurity insurance but expect claims of at least $275M!

USA - March 2 2018 Reuters reported that Equifax’s 2017 cyber incident where +147M consumers’ data was stolen included “costs mainly reflect technology and data security…

German Court Ruling against Facebook portends trouble under GDPR!

Germany - February 27 2018 Law.com reported about “a three-year battle, a regional court in Berlin has found that Facebook’s default privacy settings, terms of service, and…

What took the SEC so long to adopt Cybersecurity Disclosure requirements?

USA - February 23 2018 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton announced the SEC’s approval of the “Commission Statement and Guidance on Public…

Cybersecurity threats targeted at State elections?

USA - February 20 2018 The Washington Post wrote an article that “State officials have been scrambling to address vulnerabilities in their systems, particularly since the…

Uber settles claims for $245M that it stole Google’s trade secrets!

USA - February 12 2018 Money.CNN reported that Google’s Waymo (Google’s self-driving car program) sued Uber for theft of trade secrets, but during the middle of trial…

Watch Out! Cyberattack scams the FBI impersonating the Internet Complaint Center (IC3)!

USA - February 5 2018 Darkreading reports that there has been a new cyberattack at the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) which “scams people into providing personal…

Amazon now disrupting health care!

USA - January 30 2018 The New York Times reported that “Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced on Tuesday that they would form an independent health care…