Why your business should be insured for cyber liability

You wouldn't go into a blizzard without a coat, scuba dive with a hungry shark or bungee jump without measuring the cord. Yet, according to the 2009 FBI Computer Crime and Security Survey,

Published on: July 28th, 2010 Darren Caesar

Student who illegally shared music files must now pay $67,500

Even after cutting a damages award in a music file-sharing case to one-tenth the original sum, a judge said Friday the new fine was still excessive. The federal judge in Massachusetts on Friday

Published on: July 13th, 2010 Nancy Gorhing

USB drive can be used as evidence in child porn case, judge rules

A man who forgot to remove a thumb drive from a shared computer that he was using, waived his privacy claims to the content on that device, a federal judge in Florida has

Published on: April 15th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Social media sites being used for undercover investigations

Advocacy group the Electronic Frontier Foundation has obtained documents showing how law enforcement agencies and the Internal Revenue Service are gathering information from social networking sites for their investigations. The documents were obtained

Published on: March 18th, 2010 Jaikumar Vijayan

Spate of lawsuits may alter smartphone landscape

Having trouble keeping track of who is suing whom among smartphone and mobile technology players over the past few months? Here's a quick rundown:Family of author Philip K. Dick vs. Google Author Philip

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Network World Staff

Lawsuit demands banks divulge information about hack attacks

Anti-spam company Unspam Technologies Inc. filed a lawsuit on Wednesday aimed, in a somewhat roundabout way, at forcing banks to divulge any information they might have about hacking activities affecting their customer accounts.The

Published on: August 25th, 2009 Jaikumar Vijayan