Officials over in the US have told the Indian Government that they will not be able to serve summons to the executives of companies like Google and Facebook because they are not convinced that the content hosted on these sites can cause violence and that these summons impact “free speech principles".
Kim Dotcom just lost an important battle in his fight against extradition with the US government, as Court of Appeal ruled that the US will be allowed to present its case against Dotcom and his associates in a summary format.
The US House Intelligence Committee chairman, Mike Rogers, has issued a warning that the United States is vulnerable to cyber attacks from hackers working from China and Iran, countries which already have a history of breaking in and stealing classified data both from US military and private companies.
The notorious hacking collective – Anonymous, known for some of its Occupy protests, high-profile hacks of government and corporate websites and major leaks has filed a petition with the US Government asking the Obama administration to make Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks a legal form of protests.
The US Copyright Office has granted extensions to protections whereby users are allowed to perform jailbreak procedures on the devices they have bought.
Cyber-scammers have started using the 1.usa.gov links in their spam campaigns in a bid to fool gullible users into thinking that the links they see on a website or have received in their mail or newsletter are legitimate US Government website.
One of the systems used by White House military office for nuclear commands has been breached by Chinese Hackers sources familiar with the breach have revealed.
According to data obtained by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), surveillance of emails and other forms of Internet communications without warrants has increased substantially over the last two years.
Ex-Lulzsec-head and hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur a.k.a. Sabu has managed to get his court case delayed by six months – thanks to his cooperation with the US Federal authorities in getting other Lulzsec members behind bars.
US Law enforcement officials, in a first of its kind crackdown, have seized three sites allegedly involved in illegal distribution of copyrighted Android based apps.