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Convicted Hacker Says He Committed Credit Card Heist for U.S. Government

The hacker who orchestrated the biggest computer crime operation in U.S. history is alleging that the American government authorized him to do so. Last year, 29-year-old Albert Gonzalez pleaded guilty to hacking into computer systems at TJX, Office Max, Dave & Busters, Heartland Payment Systems and other companies, in order to steal some 130 million credit card numbers. He received a 20-yea...

Facebook Upset Over Pedophile Story, Threatens to Sue Daily Mail

Facebook is none too pleased with the way the Daily Mail titled a recent story about a gang of pedophiles in the U.K., and the social network is willing to go to court to settle it. On Friday, the paper ran a front-page story about a "complex child abuse investigation," involving a group of pedophiles operating out of Devon and more than 20 children who may have been targeted. At the time, it ...

Online Scammers Take Lawyer for $240,000

When it comes to being up to date with the latest trends and techniques in law-evasion, lawyers are, by definition, experts. Even they, however, can fall prey to well-disguised cybercrimes, as one New Hampshire barrister has just proven. The lawyer, who remains anonymous, reportedly lost some $240,000 after falling for an online scam that used fake companies and counterfeit checks to hire him...

Facebook Harms American Marriages, Survey Suggests

Share We knew that Facebook has torn apart many a marriage across the pond. But according to a recent survey, it's become just as problematic for couples here in the US, too. A survey of high-profile divorce lawyers throughout the country reveals that increasing numbers of quarrelsome couples are now using Facebook data as evidence of marital infidelity. As attorney Mary Cay Trace told MyFo...

Judges, Lawyers Can Never Be Facebook Friends in Florida

Facebook and the workplace have never been exactly the best of buddies. Facebook/co-worker protocol deemed "acceptable" varies widely by occupation or sector. But for lawyers and judges in Florida, the choice is simple: Facebook's one thing, the courtroom's another. And nary the twain shall meet. The New York Times reports Florida's Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee recently published an op...