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US DoJ indicts Chinese hackers over state-sponsored cyber espionage

Security Affairs

aka Baobeilong, aka Zhang Jianguo, aka Atreexp, both nationals of the People’s Republic of China (China), with conspiracy to commit computer intrusions, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft was announced today. , aka Afwar, aka CVNX, aka Alayos, aka Godkiller; and Zhang Shilong (???),

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Understanding Blockchain and its Impact on Legal Technology, Part Two

eDiscovery Daily

Much speculation centered around the name being based on a setting in the 1996 movie Rising Sun; however, it was believed the true authors were several cryptography and computer science experts of non-Japanese descent. Or think of it as a document in Google Docs that is being seen by multiple people simultaneously.


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2019 end-of-year review part 1: January to June

IT Governance

The penalty, which was by far the biggest GDPR fine in the eight months that the Regulation had been in effect, related to two violations: Google had failed to adequately explain to its users why it was collecting their data, and it didn’t document a legal basis for doing so.

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Ten Years Later, New Clues in the Target Breach

Krebs on Security

retail giant Target was battling a wide-ranging computer intrusion that compromised more than 40 million customer payment cards over the previous month. Much of my reporting on Vrublevsky’s cybercrime empire came from several years worth of internal ChronoPay emails and documents that were leaked online in 2010 and 2011.