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Category: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

Feds Never Charged the Real Hacker in the Matthew Keys Case

It turns out authorities have known the identity of the real hacker in the Matthew Keys case for at least two years.

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The Most Controversial Hacking Cases of the Past Decade

The Most Controversial Hacking Cases of the Past Decade

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, also known as the federal anti-hacking statute, has been used to prosecute a growing list of non-hacking behavior.

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Matthew Keys’ Hacking Conviction May Not Survive an Appeal

Matthew Keys’ Hacking Conviction May Not Survive an Appeal

The conviction of Matthew Keys on hacking charges this week has renewed focus on a controversial law that many say prosecutors are using incorrectly to inflate cases.

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