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Ashley Madison – Thoughts about Cyber Liability

I’ve written about the Ashley Madison data breach before especially about their use of DMCA takedown notices. Today a short twitter conversation about technicalities gave me a thought to write something brief about how insurance coverage and cyber liability interact

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The Hacking Team Data Breach in a Nutshell

I wrote briefly about the Hacking Team Data Breach yesterday in the context of data breaches generally. This is an interesting area of the law because of all the high profile breaches in the last couple of years, the upsurge

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“Hacking Team”: Data Breach

Data Breach. The word itself carries a scent of panic that grows in magnitude the more such high profile events enter the public cognizance. They are hideously complex to deal with, legally and technically, and carry high costs in terms

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Westboro Baptist Church

In a strange turn of events, news outlets are reporting Anonymous, the same ‘group’ (or loose association depending on who you listen to) responsible for the HB Gary fiasco is now threatening the Westboro Baptist Church. Or is it? Suspicions

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<>< [Phish / Fish] ing attacks are still viable

Fairly uninteresting from a technical point of view, but worth noting as a perpetual problem. The Register reports on a recent fishing attack against hotmail and other web based email users. Phishing, Fishing, <><, all refer to what is known

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