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Shortly after Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami closed 10 of its facilities, Sony Corp. is fighting a new one-two punch. In late April 2011, Sony was investigating denial-of-service attacks on its PlayStation Network servers when criminal hackers exploited the server’s vulnerability and stole data from 77 million user accounts. Later, on May [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On May 31, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Reminiscent of music industry tycoons, producers of “The Hurt Locker” sue BitTorrent users for illegal downloading of the film.

Gary McKinnon, computer hacker that breached Department of Defense and NASA websites, fights extradition to the United States.

Woman’s war against Adobe demonstrates the advantages of Continue Reading

Global Hackers: The Unseen Threat

On June 26, 2008 By JETLaw

When Gary McKinnon decided to search for evidence of UFOs in 2001, he was surprised at the ease with which he gained access to American military computers. Beginning with just a few hours of hacking each day, McKinnon eventually quit his job so that he could spend all his time using the hundreds of [...]

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