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    Why So Many Data Breach Lawsuits Fail

    In Most Cases, Proving 'Injury' Isn't Easy By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Why So Many Data Breach Lawsuits Fail

    Legal experts say the majority of class-action lawsuits filed in response to data breaches fail, and that's unlikely to change unless lawmakers or the courts rethink notions of "injury" and "harm" to encompass more than just fraud.

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    Anti-Hacker Executive Order: 5 Concerns

    Security Experts Sound Attribution, Retribution Warnings By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Anti-Hacker Executive Order: 5 Concerns

    Declaring a national emergency over hack attacks, President Obama signed an executive order authorizing the government to impose sanctions on hackers. But information security experts voice questions - and concerns.

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    Ransomware: The Right Response

    Why No One Should Negotiate with Criminals By Tracy Kitten
    Ransomware: The Right Response

    Businesses targeted by ransomware attacks are increasingly willing to negotiate with - and even pay - their extortionists. But negotiating with cyberthieves is never a good idea.

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    Will Executive Order Impact Cybercrime?

    Obama Calls for Sanctioning Suspected Attackers By Mathew J. Schwartz
    Will Executive Order Impact Cybercrime?

    Some legal and security experts are questioning the potential effectiveness of President Obama's new executive order that allows the U.S. government to block or seize the assets of individuals suspected of launching significant cyber-attacks

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    3 States to Probe Premera Breach

    Looking for Answers About Cause, Response By Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
    3 States to Probe Premera Breach

    Three state insurance commissioners are launching a joint investigation into the cyber-attack against Premera Blue Cross, which exposed personal data of 11 million individuals nationwide. Find out what will be examined.

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