Three angry Windows 10 users have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft over botched Windows 10 upgrades, which plaintiffs claim destroyed their data, damaged computers, and incurred lost time and money.
A new Indiana bill plans to make ransomware attacks a crime on its own punishable with a sentence from one to six years in prison, and a maximum fine of up to $10,000.
An Oregon sportswear company is suing its former IT administrator, alleging he left backdoor accounts on their network and used them more than 700 times to search for information for the benefit of its new employer.
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) charged four suspects today for orchestrating the 2014 Yahoo data breach during which attackers stole details for over 500 million Yahoo users.
One of the Anonymous hackers who exposed the Steubenville High School rape case in 2012, was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison by a judge in Lexington, Kentucky.
The FCC announced it suspended the coming into effect of regulation aimed at improving user Internet privacy, which would have blocked Internet service providers from selling private user data to advertisers without their specific consent.
The US is discussing new legislation that will allow victims of ongoing cyber-attacks to fight back against hackers by granting more powers to entities under attack in regards to the defensive measures they can take.
Michael Thomas, a systems administrators who was convicted in 2016 for destroying his employer's network before resigning his job, has filed an appeal in which his lawyers are arguing that in reality he actually was authorized to trash the company's IT network, in a criminal case that might change the way judges look at the CFAA.
Mininova, a veteran of the torrenting scene, announced today it was shutting down via a message on its homepage, closing its doors after 13 years of existence.
EU's main privacy watchdog has expressed displeasure with Microsoft's new privacy controls that the company announced last month and plans to ship with Windows 10 Creators Update, scheduled for launch later in April.
Under the coordination of the UK government, rights holders and today's top two search engines have reached and signed an agreement that will demote piracy-related links in search results.
China's top three Bitcoin exchange platforms have announced plans to freeze all withdrawals following harsher regulations from China's Central Bank.