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Canadian College Required to Pay 30 Bitcoins by Ransomware, Investigation Opens

Cambrian college, a Canadian university based in Sudbury, Ontario, recently fell victim to a severe ransomware attack which disabled the majority of the functions and services designed for students and professors of the university. According to the representatives of Cambrian college, the ransomware specifically targeted servers and databases of platforms used by students and professors throughout the school year. Although ... Read More »

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Companies Required to Give Customer Data to Authorities in China’s New Cybersecurity Law

Companies Required to Give Customer Data to Authorities in China’s New Cybersecurity Law China has approved a controversial cybersecurity law that gave the government unprecedented access to technology worldwide. The law was green-lit as a national security measure but went too far, human rights groups said. It granted the government the ability to censor online content and restrict free speech. ... Read More »

Nebraska Abolished Civil Forfeiture – Criminal Conviction Is Now Required To Seize Property

Pete Ricketts, the governor of Nebraska, signed a bill on Tuesday that abolishes civil forfeiture within the state. Civil forfeiture allows law enforcement authorities to take and keep property without filing legal charges or securing any criminal convictions. The bill, LB 1106, passed the unicameral legislature by a vote of 38 to 8. Civil forfeiture has been a big problem ... Read More »