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On April 17, 2015 By fjames April 12, 2015
Every month it seems that another company has data breached by hackers. In 2014 notable breaches occurred at Target, Home Depot, Nieman Marcus, and JP Morgan Chase. The most publicized breach occurred right before Thanksgiving, when the “Guardians of Peace” hacked Sony, which led to the online release of the motion picture The Interview [...]Continue Reading →
No, the Iranian government is not looking for a nice catfish. Nor is the Iranian government spending the summer following around everyone’s favorite jam band Phish. Instead, the Iranian government may have been involved in a phishing scam by creating fake website verification certificates that tricked [...]Continue Reading →
On June 2, 2011 By Edwin Chadwick June 2, 2011
In an effort to face the new threats of modern warfare, the Pentagon ultimately concluded the old ways were the best ways in threatening to use conventional forces in response to any cyber attack on the U.S in order to deter any such attacks. While several administrative figures have suggested in the [...]Continue Reading →
For over a month now, Sony’s PlayStation Network has been completely out of commission, thanks to a major hacking expedition that resulted in one of the biggest data breaches in history. Although the source of the attacks has not been confirmed, events leading up to the outage have led many to suspect that [...]Continue Reading →
On January 20, 2011 By Michael Quinlan January 19, 2011
Two hackers, Daniel Spitler and Andrew Auernheimer, credited with obtaining the email addresses of over 100,000 iPad 3G owners from a loophole in the AT&T website were both arrested yesterday by federal officials. The complaint charges Spitler and Auernheimer, who went by the online aliases “JacksonBrown” and “weev,” with [...]Continue Reading →
In the news. . .
Madonna faces trademark infringement lawsuit by company claiming priority to “Material Girl” used with personal care products.
San Diego Judge resigns from bench due to allegations she taped courtroom discussions in hopeful bid for reality television show.
Class action filed against publisher of Rolling [...]Continue Reading →
In the news. . .
Rolling Stone dodges publicity rights lawsuit for placing famous pictures of artists on t-shirts and other merchandise.
Britain moves to revise intellectual property laws to conform to the Internet age.
Rock band, Creed, sues Yamaha Motor Corporation to stop exploitation of hit “Higher” in [...]Continue Reading →
Rivalry between Adobe and Apple continues with launch of Apple’s iPad; cross developments between products might be affected.
Tensions rising with Twitter becoming viable competitor with iPhone’s App Store.
Privacy concerns arise as hundreds of WordPress Blogging sites are hacked.
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Help in Haiti: Technological Exploitation of Social Networking Sites and Cell Phone Companies During a Time of Need
On January 22, 2010 By Yoshana Jones July 22, 2010
Tuesday, January 12, 2010 is a date that, literally, shook modern history. A 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Caribbean nation of Haiti and left its capitol of Port-au-Prince largely in ruins. Haiti, which is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, will need international aid to rebuild its struggling country from scratch. [...]Continue Reading →
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