Liechtenstein said the U.S. Justice Department has refused legal assistance to help it pursue a case of alleged data theft from a Liechtenstein bank.
The U.S. Defense Department agency that conducts forensic analysis of computer-related crime, intrusions and data theft reported a 37 percent increase in the volume of material it studied last year.
Sony Corp. ’s network entertainment unit was sued by a PlayStation customer claiming it failed to protect users’ personal information and credit-card data that the company says may have been stolen by a hacker.
The U.S. military should be prepared to counter cyber attacks intended to disrupt operations as well as to paralyze and destroy entire computer networks, the U.S. Cyber Command’s new head said today.
Attorney General Eric Holder is urging Congress to require companies to promptly alert consumers and law enforcement authorities to significant data breaches.