Cyber Attacks on US Businesses, Banks Mounting

NEW YORK – Investigators were digging Thursday to find who initiated and what was taken in an apparent intense hacker effort this month to penetrate the systems of US banks including JPMorgan Chase. The Federal Bureau of Investigation acknowledged that it and the US Secret Service were "working to determine the scope of recently reported…

Vulnerability Found in Google Wallet, Alipay Payment SDKs

Researchers at Trend Micro have uncovered a security hole that can be exploited to launch phishing attacks against users who make payments from their Android mobile devices. According to the security firm, the vulnerability affects the in-app payment (IAP) SDKs for Google Wallet and Alibaba’s Alipay, China’s leading third-party online payment solution. The flaw identified…

It’s a Small World After All

FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the Internet. It just is not realistically possible for countries to be isolationist in this current era. Indeed, the entire world is interconnected by the Internet and other technologies. Consider this fact that shows how the world is becoming smaller…