department of justice

  1. cageymaru

    The Department of Justice Revised the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to Permit Good-Faith Computer Security Research

    The Department of Justice has formally acknowledged the role that computer security researchers play in testing the safety of networks, devices, and online services. The DOJ has announced that the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) has been revised to recognize the importance of good-faith...
  2. cageymaru

    15 Websites Offering DDoS-For-Hire Services Were Seized by the Justice Department

    The Justice Department has announced the seizure of 15 websites that were offering DDoS-for-hire services and the filing of criminal charges against the three individuals that ran them. Distributed denial-of-service, or DDoS attacks cripple computer networks by flooding the targeted computers...
  3. cageymaru

    U.S. Department of Justice Has Indicted Chinese State-Sponsored Hackers

    Chinese hackers Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong have been indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice as part of a Chinese state-sponsored hacking group called "Advanced Persistent Threat" or "APT 10." They are accused of hacking into scores of technology companies, the military, U.S. Department of...
  4. cageymaru

    The United States DOJ Dismantles International Ad Fraud Cybercriminal Ring

    The United States Department of Justice has arrested three foreign nationals and charged a total of eight people with running an international cybercriminal ring called 3ve that bilked over $30 million from the digital advertising industry. The charges in the 13-count indictment include wire...
  5. Zarathustra[H]

    Even Tech Savvy Organizations can Fall for Phishing Schemes

    The Department of Justice yesterday unsealed an indictment against a Lithuanian man who successfully swindled $100 million out of two American tech companies. (Here, have the verge link too, because reading bureaucrat can be tiring.) The 48 year old Latvian man reportedly opened a business in...