Project Gutenberg, a U.S.A. based site that offers free eBooks whose copyright have expired in the U.S., has blocked all access to German visitors. In a statement posted on the site, it was stated that this block was created due to a recent ruling against Project Gutenberg in a lawsuit filed in Germany.
An Albuquerque man has sued Microsoft and its CEO —Satya Nadella— seeking a fresh copy of Windows 7 or $600 million in damages.
A judge has sentenced a former high school principal from Kentucky to nine years in prison on child pornography charges after the man admitted to seizing students' phones, searching for nude photos, and uploading some images online.
A trio of Secret Service agents, DHS investigators, and West Hartford (Connecticut) police officers have arrested a man who they believe is at the center of a massive fraud operation through which he stole Dell computer parts worth more than $7 million.
The US Department of Justice has arrested and charged a 37-year-old California woman with hiring a hitman to murder her 55-year-old boyfriend.
The US House of Representatives passed a bill today to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Amendments Act (FISA) of 2008.
A letter sent out by a US ISP warns customers that by engaging in persistent online piracy they will force the company to downgrade their access plan to the minimum, and customers may have problems with controlling various devices, including smart thermostats, which may cause some problems for users in the dead of winter.
Cyber-security firm Cybereason says it received multiple cease and desist letters from an Israeli company they suspect of being behind the OSX/Pirrit adware strain.
Authorities in Atlanta, Georgia, have filed official charges against Ronald L. Wheeler, III, a 24-year-old Illinois man known mainly for his online persona of Trappy, or Trappy_AB (Reddit username), the official spokesperson for the AlphaBay Dark Web market.
Four major banks from South Korea have filed a lawsuit against Newegg, a US-based computer parts retailer, alleging the company has participated in a massive financial scheme that has defrauded the banks with hundreds of millions of dollars.
A US judge sentenced a 19-year-old teenager to three years probation for a prank gone wrong that resulted in the accidental DDoS and near crash of the Mariposa County's 911 emergency service.
A federal jury in Minneapolis, Minnesota found a local man guilty of intentionally damaging his former employer's network before leaving the company.
VPN providers often advertise their products as a method of surfing the web anonymously, claiming they never store logs of user activity, but a recent criminal case shows that at least some, do store user activity logs.
The US has won four legal battles with Russian authorities for the extradition of five highly valued suspects, all Russian nationals, for their involvement with various cyber-crime related activities.
A District of Columbia court ruled that the FBI can keep secret the name and vendor of a hacking tool it used to break into the iPhone of the San Bernardino shooter, Rizwan Farook.
Mittesh Das, a 48-year-old man from Atlanta, Georgia, was found guilty today by a federal jury for sabotaging one of the US Army's payroll databases with a "time bomb."
An Arizona court sentenced a local man to four years of federal probation after what the judge described as a "one-time lapse in judgment" when the man redirected a company's website to a gay porn portal after a failed extortion attempt.
A Polish academic is accusing Google of trying to patent technology he invented and that he purposely released into the public domain so companies like Google couldn't trap it inside restrictive licenses.