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A 33-year-old Illinois man was sentenced to two years in prison today following his conviction last year for operating services that allowed paying customers to launch powerful distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against hundreds of thousands of Internet users and websites. Matthew Gatrel of St. Charles, Ill. was found guilty for violations of the Computer Fraud […]

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The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has softened its treatment of ethical hackers. Hackers carrying out “good faith” security research will no longer be charged under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The department defined “good faith” security research as accessing a computer solely for the purposes of “good-faith testing, investigation, or the correction […]

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In a 6-3 ruling, the Supreme Court just narrowed the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: In a ruling delivered today, the court sided with Van Buren and overturned his 18-month conviction. In a 37-page opinion written and delivered by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, the court explained that the “exceeds authorized access” language […]

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The Multi-Model Database:
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