Indictment Reveals US Government Computers Hacked For Personnel Data

By: Monday October 28, 2013 8:30 am

Today in New Jersey, US Attorney Paul Fishman brought charges against a man for hacking into government computers in order to steal information on government employees. The man now arrested and indicted, Lauri Love, said the purpose of the hack and theft was to “disrupt the operations and infrastructure of the United States government.” Love [...]

NSA Spying Scandal Causes Uproar In France and Mexico

By: Monday October 21, 2013 10:43 am

The NSA spying scandal is causing an uproar in capitals around the world as revelations surface that the US intelligence agency has been spying on citizens of friendly countries in France and Mexico. In France the US ambassador was summoned to explain why French telephone data was recorded by the NSA between December and January [...]

NSA Hacked Al Jazeera For News Sources

By: Tuesday September 3, 2013 7:43 am

According to documents released by Edward Snowden, the NSA hacked into secured communications of journalists and executives at Al Jazeera. Part of the hack was designed to reveal the identity of sources who spoke with Al Jazeera journalists. The United States intelligence agency was so interested, in fact, that it hacked into Al Jazeera’s internal communications [...]

DOJ Official Who Destroyed Evidence Of Sexual Orientation Discrimination Gets 1 Day In Jail

By: Wednesday June 26, 2013 9:47 am

As we celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision on DOMA let’s not forget about what happened earlier this week when Scott Bloch was sentenced to a meager one day in jail. Bloch was deputy director to the Department of Justice’s Task Force for Faith-based and Community Initiatives, as well as Special Counsel at the United States [...]

House Judiciary Committee Offers Worse Version Of CFAA

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 7:29 am

In the wake of Aaron Swartz’s death there has been a renewed effort to reform the Computer Fraud And Abuse Act (CFAA); one such effort being Aaron’s law. But some in Congress, rather than reforming the law, are looking to make it even worse. Apparently, the House Judiciary Committee has decided to raise a giant [...]

Barrett Brown’s Mother Targeted, Faces Year In Jail

By: Tuesday March 26, 2013 9:32 am

Barrett Brown’s epic rant that lead to his incarceration was brought on by the FBI targeting his family, specifically his mother. Now it seems government has vindictively delivered on its barbarous threat to attack families. Barrett Brown’s current stint in federal prison can be linked, in a way, to his mother. It was the FBI’s [...]

Embarrass AT&T: 3 Years, Rape Someone: 1 Year

By: Friday March 22, 2013 11:27 am

As we head into the weekend lets look back at two prominent cases that had their sentences handed down and what that may mean for the current state of justice in America. The first case was Andrew “Weev” Auernheimer who was convicted on two charges, conspiracy to access a computer without authorization and fraud in [...]

Jack Dorsey, Criminal Violator Of CFAA

By: Thursday March 21, 2013 7:24 am

We all know that the leaders of the personal computer revolution were criminals. From Bill Gates hacking his school computer so he would mostly have female classmates to Steve Jobs’ first business being selling blue boxes that hacked AT&T’s phone network for free long distance calls. But this current crop of technologists are truly rotten [...]

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