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Cybersecurity & Privacy

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Latest News in Cybersecurity & Privacy

  • January 18, 2019

    Mueller Disputes BuzzFeed Report Trump Told Cohen To Lie

    In a rare public statement on Friday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office challenged a BuzzFeed News report suggesting President Donald Trump had directed his lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about Russia-related matters.

  • January 18, 2019

    Officials Flout Constitution By Blocking Twitter Critics: Court

    One Wisconsin Now notched a win Friday in its litigation that targeted three Republican state assemblymen for blocking the liberal-leaning advocacy group on Twitter, with a Wisconsin federal judge adding to the growing case law declaring it unconstitutional for officials to shut out critics on social media.

  • January 18, 2019

    Leaker Cleared As UK Appeals Court Clarifies Data Law

    A U.K. appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a London man who leaked a confidential report investigating sexual harassment at his company, ruling that while the country's data protection laws require defendants to submit evidence suggesting they believe the disclosure was somehow warranted, they don't have to prove it. 

  • January 18, 2019

    Bitcoin Boss Deserves 2 1/2 Years For SEC Lies, Gov't Says

    Alternative currency purveyor Jon E. Montroll should serve about 2 1/2 years in prison for lying to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and defrauding customers after hackers stole 6,000 bitcoins from his businesses, prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge.

  • January 18, 2019

    Privacy Hawk Hits Tech Firms With Fresh GDPR Complaints

    Austrian privacy lawyer Max Schrems on Friday hit eight companies — including Apple, Amazon and Netflix — with complaints claiming they have breached the EU's General Data Protection Regulation by failing to give users adequate access to data.

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