Cop’s Strip Club Dancer Plate Search May Test Scope of Hack Law

Sara Merken reports: The U.S. Supreme Court may decide if someone who improperly uses their authorized computer access, such as a cop looking up a strip club dancer’s license plate as a favor, can be liable under a federal anti-hacking law. A December petition seeks the high court review because appeals courts are split...

IOTA cryptocurrency shuts down entire network after wallet hack

Catalin Cimpanu reports: IOTA Foundation, the nonprofit organization behind the IOTA cryptocurrency, has shut down its entire network this week after hackers exploited a vulnerability in the official IOTA wallet app to steal user funds. The attack happened this week, Wednesday, on February 12, 2020, according to a message the foundation posted on its...