In 2006, Dunn approved a plan to spy on Hewlett-Packard board members, employees, and journalists including three from CNET. Five years after the scandal, Dunn dies of ovarian cancer at age 58.
Richard Hackborn has been the lead independent director since the firing of Patricia Dunn in the wake of the company's spying scandal.
Former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn says she didn't know what pretexting was until last summer.
During a congressional hearing into Hewlett-Packard's leak investigation, former chairman Patricia Dunn was questioned by Rep. Jan Schakowsky. Dunn said most corporations have security departments that do "detective-type work."
Calif. attorney general said to be ready to file charges against Patricia Dunn and four others Wednesday.
House committee calls Chairman Patricia Dunn and general counsel Ann Baskins to a hearing on HP's surveillance methods.
In the aftermath of new disclosures and increased pressure from California's attorney general, can Hewlett-Packard's embattled Chairwoman Patricia Dunn hang onto her job?
On Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2006, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer filed criminal charges against former HP Chairman Patricia Dunn and four others. The charges say Dunn knew illegal techniques were used to track private phone records. Here, Lockyer addresses the complaint in Sacramento, Calif.
In her testimony before a congressional subcommittee, Patricia Dunn clearly regretted the spying she unleashed on journalists, HP directors and employees. Earlier this month, she resigned her board position.