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Legal News
11 Nov 2015
by Justin Cosgrove

Federal prosecutors in New York announced [press release] Tuesday that they are expanding criminal charges [indictment, PDF] against the three individuals responsible for orchestrating a massive computer hack against financial institutions, brokerage firms and financial news publishers. Gery Shalon, Joshua Aaron and Ziv Orenstein allegedly hacked JP Morgan Chase and … [read more]

Legal News
25 Jun 2015
by Dominic Yobbi

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Wednesday unsealed the indictment [document, PDF] of a Turkish man for allegedly organizing three cyber-attacks that led to an estimated $55 million in global losses. Ercan Findikoglu, after being extradited [Reuters report] to the US from Germany on Tuesday, plead … [read more]

Legal News
10 May 2015
by Jacqueline Jones

[JURIST] A former US government employee with the Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission was charged [indictment, PDF; press release] with a four count violation of federal law in connection with an attempted phishing scheme involving Department of Energy employee emails. Charles Harvey Eccleston, aged 62, was charged two … [read more]

Legal News
27 Jan 2015
by Elizabeth LaForgia

[JURIST] A judge for the District Court of The Hague [official website, in Dutch] on Tuesday approved [judgment, in Dutch] the extradition to the US of a Russian citizen suspected of involvement in a multimillion dollar computer hack. Vladimir Drinkman will be sent to New Jersey, where three other Russians … [read more]

Legal News
24 Jul 2014
by Dominic Yobbi

[JURIST] New York District Attorney Cyrus Vance [official profile] announced [press release] Wednesday that police have arrested seven individuals on charges connecting them to an international group that defrauded the online ticketing service StubHub [official website] of approximately $1.6 million. Six of the seven arrests were made Tuesday, including three … [read more]

Legal News
20 May 2014
by Kimberly Bennett

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] on Monday announced that a grand jury in the Western District of Pennsylvania brought hacking charges [press release] against the Chinese nationals in a case of cyber espionage. The indictment [text, PDF] alleges that the defendants were involved in computer hacking, … [read more]

Legal News
19 Apr 2013
by Samuel Franklin

[JURIST] The US House of Representatives [official website] passed a controversial cybersecurity bill [HR 624, PDF] on Thursday that allows corporations to share customers' personal data with other firms and the US government, even in the face of a company contract prohibiting such activity. Known as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing … [read more]

Legal News
14 Feb 2013
by Brandon Gatto

[JURIST] Two members of the US House of Representatives [official website] on Wednesday reintroduced a controversial bill that would allow private companies and the federal government to share private security information related to cyber threats. In a bipartisan effort, Michigan Republican Mike Rogers and Maryland Democrat C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger [official … [read more]

Legal News
27 Apr 2012
by Katherine Getty

[JURIST] The US House of Representatives [official website] voted 248-168 [roll call] Thursday to approve a controversial cybersecurity bill that would allow private companies and the federal government to exchange private security information, despite the threat of a presidential veto. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) [HR 3523 … [read more]

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