Computer Fraud and Abuse Act News

New Mexico Agencies on Edge Amid Rising Ransomware Attacks

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico school districts, universities, and government agencies have collectively spent millions of dollars to regain control of their computer systems after employees unknowingly opened emails containing an encrypted code that effectively shut them out of their …

Hacked Banks May be Hacking Back as Firms Explore Cyber Offensive

The hacked are itching to hack back. So say a dozen security specialists and former law-enforcement officials, who described an intensifying and largely unspoken sense of unease inside many companies after the recent breach of Sony Corp.’s networks. U.S. officials …