Blog Posts Tagged with "DOJ"

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Why Perform FCPA Due Diligence?

July 15, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

Once again, the need for continued vigilance throughout the due diligence process. Simply because your agent/vendor/business relationship is located in the United States, does not mean that you can automatically limit your due diligence inquiry to a Level One search...

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Organized Criminal Groups Targeted by DOJ and Romanians

July 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

An ongoing Internet fraud scheme conducted by several networks of organized cyber criminals in Romania and the United States has been disrupted as a result of a series of law enforcement actions coordinated since 2010 between Romanian and U.S. law enforcement, including numerous arrests...

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FBI Disrupts International Scareware Crime Ring

June 23, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“The FBI, collaborating with our international law enforcement and prosecution partners, have worked tirelessly to disrupt two significant cybercriminal networks. Their efforts demonstrate that no matter the country, Internet criminals will be pursued, caught and prosecuted...”

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EFF Seeks Answers About Secret FBI Surveillance

May 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Even officials within the Justice Department itself are concerned that the FBI's secret legal theory jeopardizes privacy and government accountability, especially considering the FBI's demonstrated history of abusing surveillance law," said EFF Senior Staff Attorney Kevin Bankston...

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DOJ: FBI Unprepared to Combat Cyber Security Threats

April 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"One agent who had recently been assigned his first counterterrorism intrusion case said that he did not know how to investigate a national security intrusion case. He was concerned about is ability to perform the investigation, especially because he viewed it as a significant case..."

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Feds to Remove Coreflood Botnet from PCs Remotely

April 28, 2011 Added by:Headlines

In an unprecedented move, the Department of Justice has sought a preliminary injunction in U.S. District Court that will allow the agency to issue instructions to systems infected by the Coreflood botnet that will cause the malware to delete itself...

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Feds Want Supreme Court to Allow Warrantless GPS Tracking

April 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The court of appeals’ decision seriously impedes the government’s use of GPS devices at the beginning of an investigation when officers are gathering evidence to establish probable cause and provides no guidance on the circumstances under which officers must obtain a warrant...

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Whistleblower Costs CVS $17.5 Million... OK, Then What?

April 20, 2011 Added by:Katie Weaver-Johnson

The federal government is paying whistleblowers, and now that we also have Wikileaks and other public web sites to report to, organizations need to make sure they have more holistic and comprehensive platforms for employees to report suspicious incidents internally...

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US Department of Justice and FBI Foil Botnet Operation

April 14, 2011 Added by:Jared Carstensen

The so called "massive fraud scheme" utilized software called Coreflood - which collected and stored system and application passwords, along with other financial information. The use of Coreflood was enabled by a Windows OS vulnerability which then allowed the botnet to spread rapidly...

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Microsoft Slams Google Over FISMA Certification Claims

April 12, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"Google can’t be under the misimpression that FISMA certification for Google Apps Premier also covers Google Apps for Government. If that were the case, then why did Google, according to the attachments in the DOJ brief, decide to file a separate FISMA application?"

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Judge Allows Access to WikiLeaker's Twitter Accounts

March 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines

US Magistrate Judge Theresa Buchanan has granted a Department of Justice request to access information in the Twitter accounts of WikiLeak's Julian Assange and several supporters in an ongoing criminal investigation of the whistleblower organization...

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FCPA Risk Assessments and Current Best Practices

February 26, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

The key point is that a Risk Assessment is absolutely mandatory and must be used as a basis for the design of an effective compliance policy. If a Risk Assessment is not used, it might be well nigh impossible to argue that your compliance program meets even the basic standards...

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DOJ Wants Two Year ISP User Data Retention

January 26, 2011 Added by:Headlines

"In the privacy realm, the bottom line is that law enforcement is talking about having a massive amount of information on 230 million presumably innocent Americans using the Internet, being tracked and retained," offered John Morris of the Center for Democracy and Technology in testimony...

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DOJ Gets Subpoenas for WikiLeaks Twitter Accounts

January 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines

The DOJ requested subpoenas to access the Twitter accounts of WikiLeaks and several supporters in an ongoing criminal investigation of the whistleblower organization. The information sought includes residential, email and IP addresses, session times, billing records, and bank account details...

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Top Ten FCPA Investigations of 2010

January 07, 2011 Added by:Thomas Fox

While enforcement actions can provide the DOJ/SEC's current thinking on FCPA compliance best practices, the public information made available during investigations can provide compliance professional many opportunities for teaching points and lessons learned by others...

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Volkov’s Proposal for an FCPA Self-Compliance Program

December 17, 2010 Added by:Thomas Fox

At the FCPA hearings on November 30 before the US Senate Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime and Drugs, Michael Volkov (an Infosec Island contributor) presented an interesting idea which he believes will maximize incentives for companies to comply with the FCPA...

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