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.
A disgruntled parent has filed a lawsuit against Disney and three software developers for collecting personal information about her kid via the company's mobile games.
The German Federal Labour Court has ruled that companies can't install keyloggers to monitor employees because such an action violates personal privacy rights.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the FBI for the purpose of obtaining documents that reveal more details about the Bureau's close relationship with Geek Squad, a Best Buy division specialized in computer repairs.
Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against a Chinese company that operates an online service that sells virtual gaming currencies, accusing the company of hacking into Xbox accounts and illegally purchasing game coins via the account owners' credit card.
A California judge has found Yovan Garcia, a former security guard, guilty for hacking his former employer, stealing proprietary software, and trashing the company network after he resigned and left his job.
River City Media, an email marketing company that was reported last month as allegedly one of the world's largest spam operators, has filed a lawsuit against the security researcher who made the revelations.
An unpatched bug in the firmware of Intel Puma 6 chipsets — used within several models of gigabit cable modems — is causing latency issues, and may also be used to knock devices offline via a gentle packet stream.
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A lawsuit filed in Chicago, Illinois alleges that Bose, a US-based maker of high-tech headphones and speakers, has been collecting user data without consent, and sending the information to a third-party data mining company.
Allegro MicroSystems LLC is suing a former IT employee for sabotaging its database using a "time bomb" that deleted crucial financial data in the first week of the new fiscal year.
Amazon and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have agreed to drop all ongoing litigation, paving the way for Amazon to refund over $70 million to customers whose kids made unauthorized in-app purchases.
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.
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.
A French man is suing ride-sharing service Uber for €45 million after a bug in the company's iOS app sent notifications to his wife's phone, which exposed his affair and led to the couple's divorce.
Oracle risks to lose all current and future contracts with the US government after the US Department of Labor (DoL) has filed a lawsuit against the company's US Division, Oracle America., Inc..
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit against D-Link, a Taiwanese hardware manufacturer, for misrepresentations about the security of various devices it sold in the US, and for failing to take action and secure devices when security flaws were reported.
A man who worked at Google as a product manager in its Nest division is now suing the company over what he and his lawyer describe as an internal "spying program."
A judge in Oregon has ruled that a Nevada movie company must pay over $17,000 in financial compensations to a man it wrongfully accused of copyright infringement and insisted on pursuing the case with "overaggressive litigation tactics," even after it became clear that the accused man was not responsible for the supposed crime.
Panda Security must pay financial damages to a customer that suffered a malware infection which the company's antivirus failed to pick-up, despite running an up-to-date signature database.