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Does cloud computing compromise clients?

I predict that within about two to three years, lawyers in most jurisdictions will communicate and collaborate with clients using some type of an encrypted network. A number of states, including Massachusetts and Nevada, already have passed laws or regulations ...

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Hacker to admit guilt, forfeit $1.65 million

Albert Gonzalez, the computer hacker charged with stealing 130 million credit and debit card numbers, will plead guilty to previous data-theft charges in Massachusetts and New York and forfeit assets, U.S. prosecutors said. Gonzalez faces 15 years to 25 years ...

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Owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls settles with states over data breach

Missouri will receive more than $67,000 from TJX Companies Inc. as part of a settlement between the discount retailer and 40 states following an investigation into TJX’s data-security practices and whether the company adequately protected customers’ financial information. The investigation ...

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Class action suit: Express Scripts put millions at risk

A federal lawsuit claims St. Louis-based Express Scripts should have done more to prevent a widely publicized data breach last year. According to the lawsuit, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the company didn't use the most advanced information security technology it could and failed to take other steps to prevent the loss of its clients' confidential information. The lawsuit seeks class action status, claiming at least one million people were affected by the data breach.

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