eBay cyberstalking

eBay Employees Charged With Cyberstalking Critics

eBay’s tumble into an ignoble existence has been fast and furious. This past week we saw six former eBay executives charged with cyberstalking, all of whom had been fired following the company’s ...
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DoJ Calls for Mandatory Data Breach Reporting to Law Enforcement

Should law enforcement agencies be alerted every time a potential breach occurs? The  DoJ thinks so. At a hearing on March 4 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, Department of Justice (DoJ) ...
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AlphaBay Dark Web Market Moderator Faces up to 20 Years in Prison

AlphaBay Dark Web Market Moderator Faces up to 20 Years in Prison

Dark web marketplace moderator Bryan Connor Herrell pleaded guilty in the United States to conspiring to engage in a racketeer-influenced corrupt organization. While the infamous Silk Road made a lot more headlines, ...
GozNym cyberattackers sentenced in Pittsburgh and Tbilisi, Georgia

GozNym cyberattackers sentenced in Pittsburgh and Tbilisi, Georgia

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced the sentencing of three members of the network behind the GozNym cyberattacks on U.S. entities resulting in the theft of $100 million. Krasimir Nikolov, 47, ...
FBI announces $5 million bounty for information on Russian hackers behind Dridex attacks

FBI announces $5 million bounty for information on Russian hackers behind Dridex attacks

The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that the State Department, in partnership with the FBI, have set a reward of up to $5 million for information that can lead to the ...
privacy social media

U.S. AG Wants Legal Back Door to All Facebook Postings (and Everything Else)

When it comes to encryption, we are having another Groundhog Day. The U.S., UK and Australian governments are pressuring Facebook to stop its plans to include “end to end” encryption, which would ...
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Former Google-Waymo Engineer Levandowski Charged With IP Theft

Some 18 months after Uber cleared the air with Waymo (an Alphabet/Google company) via a civil settlement then worth $245 million in Uber stock, the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) unsealed a ...
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Project Lakhta Russian Meddling

Best of 2018: Project Lakhta: Russian Meddling Gets Russians Indicted

As we close out 2018, we at Security Boulevard wanted to highlight the five most popular articles of the year. Following is the third in our weeklong series of the Best of ...
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FBI's Crime Data Explorer: What the Numbers Say about Cybercrime

FBI’s Crime Data Explorer: What the Numbers Say about Cybercrime

What do the numbers say about Cybercrime? Not much. No one is using them. There is a popular quote often mis-attributed to the hero of Total Quality Management, Edward Deming: "If you ...
Global Intellectual Property Protection Efforts

USG Increases Global Intellectual Property Protection Efforts

There is no denying the intellectual property (IP) of U.S. companies is flying out of the country. It doesn’t matter the sector; if your IP is of use to another, there is ...
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