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Express Scripts clients threatened with extortion

Unable to collect money from data breach victim, criminals threaten clients whose members may have been affected.

By Nov. 12, 2008

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Extortion used in Express Scripts database breach

After receiving an extortion letter, a health care services company goes public, saying its customer database has been breached.

By Nov. 6, 2008

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Dial E for extortion

By Mar. 21, 2005

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Revenge porn site operators ordered to pay woman $385K

The unidentified plaintiff sued after discovering "sexually explicit images" of herself on the site that were taken when she was underage.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Beware: MacBook Webcams can be used to covertly spy on people

When Miss Teen USA was remotely spied on via the built-in iSight camera on her laptop, the warning light indicating the camera was in use was never triggered.

By Dec. 18, 2013

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'Revenge porn' site operator arrested on hacking charges

An indictment accuses the site operator of paying another man to hack into the e-mail accounts of hundreds of women to steal sexually explicit images.

By Jan. 23, 2014

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Judge dismisses Yelp class action suit for good

The class action lawsuit against Yelp.com has been dismissed once again, a little more than a year and a half after it was originally filed against the company.

By Oct. 26, 2011

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Porn studios accused of shafting enthusiasts

People illegally downloading porn (gosh) are allegedly being shaken down by porn studios looking for a quick buck.

By Jul. 10, 2012

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Alleged 'revenge porn' Web site operator arrested in California

The man allegedly created a site where sexually explicit photographs of individuals were posted without their approval and then allegedly extorted money from victims for removal of images.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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House passes bill aimed at curbing patent troll lawsuits

Innovation Act aims to discourage frivolous lawsuits by creating new requirements plaintiffs must meet to file patent infringement lawsuits.

By Dec. 5, 2013