Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Cardinals Employee Sentenced to Almost 4 Years in Prison for Guessing a Password
Oh, and swiping notes on the Astros’ trade negotiations.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
This morning, a man was shot and killed by police during a routine traffic stop in Minnesota, Attorney General Loretta Lynch closed the case on Hillary Clinton's private email server, and more.
Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules
Sharing your Netflix or HBO password technically violates one of America's worst tech laws, the Ninth Circuit has ruled.
Former Reuters Journalist Matthew Keys Sentenced to Two Years for Hacking
Keys was convicted for pasting login credentials to the Tribune Company CMS into an Anonymous chatroom.
Journalist Might Look at 7 Years Prison in LA Times 'Hacking' Case
The recommended sentence is heavily tied to how much money was lost because of the hack.
Why the Government Went After Matthew Keys
Inside the prosecution of a journalist for computer hacking.
Former Reuters Journalist Matthew Keys Found Guilty of Three Counts of Hacking
“The government wanted to send a clear message."
The Trial of Matthew Keys, the Journalist Who Allegedly Aided Anonymous, Begins
Matthew Keys allegedly used his old employee login to deface news articles. He now stands trial for charges under the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act.
AT&T Sues Ex-Employees That Secretly Unlocked 'Hundreds of Thousands' of Phones
The three allegedly worked with Swift Unlocks to profit from the scheme.
Why We Decided Not to Say the Astros Were ‘Hacked’
The word “hack” is being used like the Drudge siren.
'Aaron's Law' Is Back to Try to Reform Overbroad US Hacking Laws
Lawmakers are trying once again to reform the controversial Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Justice Dept: Trust Us to Not Abuse the CFAA, a Hacking Law We've Always Abused
An update of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act could criminalize some types of computer research, but the government is telling academics not to worry.