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  • SEC charges 32 in press release hacking, stock trading scheme

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged 32 defendants with fraud in an international scheme that used stolen, yet-to-be-published press releases from hacked websites to conduct stock trades.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Aug. 15 02:32
  • US SEC said to be probing corporate hacks by FIN4 group

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is concerned that data stolen from companies in cyberattacks is being used to conduct what effectively is insider trading, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

    Written by Martyn Williams24 June 15 03:52
  • Tech groups renew push for cloud, email privacy protections

    This may finally be the year that the U.S. Congress gives email and other documents stored in the cloud for several months the same privacy protections from police searches as newer files or paper records stored in a file cabinet, say backers of electronic privacy reform.

    Written by Grant Gross12 March 15 05:16
  • CSC pays $190M to settle 4-year-old accounting fraud case with SEC

    IT services company CSC will pay US$190 million to settle a case brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over four-year-old charges that it violated U.S. antifraud, reporting, and books-and-records laws. The company did not admit guilt, but has promised not to violate those laws in future.

    Written by Peter Sayer31 Dec. 14 00:22