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Federal Circuit Finds Claims Directed to Protecting Against Malware Patent Eligible
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • February 9 2018

In Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coat Systems, Inc., No. 2016-2520 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 10, 2018), the Federal Circuit reviewed Finjan’s assertion of two patents

New OCR Checklist Outlines How Health Care Facilities Can Fight Cyber Extortion
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2018

As technology has advanced, cyber extortion attacks have risen, and they will continue to be a major security issue for organizations. Cyber extortion

Data Protection Commissioner Issues Guidance on Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • January 12 2018

The Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) has issued guidance to data controllers following information that has now emerged regarding the discovery of

Hotel Malware Attack Raises Unusual Insurance Questions
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

As data breaches become more common, and as the cost of dealing with these breaches climbs higher, policyholders are wise to consider whether they

Malware with your coffee? Starbucks customers sent to the virtual mines to find bitcoins
  • K&L Gates
  • Global
  • December 20 2017

“Free” Wi-Fi isn’t necessarily so. The Wi-Fi provided in a Starbucks store in Buenos Aires was recently discovered to be planting malware onto

Is nothing safe? New malware targets industrial control systems
  • K&L Gates
  • Global
  • December 19 2017

I’m sure I saw this in Die Hard 4 but “life imitates art”. A new type of malware has been discovered in a very rare field of operation for hackers:

A crash course on Australia's cyber security landscape before mandatory data breach notification begins
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • December 7 2017

Cyber crime is becoming more sophisticated, as are the measures to defend against it. But the most prominent attacks are the most basic and can be

Insuring Against Terror: Some Common Coverage Blind Spots
  • K&L Gates
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2017

In her speech at Mansion House in July earlier this year, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said that the occurrence of terror attacks

Think twice before relying on search engine results since they may have MALWARE links!
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

Darkreading reported that criminals are “using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to populate search results with malicious links and distribute the

Canadian Securities Administrators Issues Staff Notice providing Cybersecurity and Social Media Guidance
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 3 2017

On October 19, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”), representing provincial and territorial securities regulators, issued CSA Staff