With over 123,000 computers infected, experts believe the “WannaCrypt” attacks have stopped after researchers registered a domain that the software checks before encrypting. However, nothing is stopping someone from revising the software to not require that check and releasing it into the wild. In other words, do not expect the infections to stop.
Continue Reading After the “WannaCrypt / WannaCry / WCry” Malware, Microsoft Pushes Update to Current and Unsupported Versions of Windows

On March 15, Fox Rothschild partner Scott Vernick will participate in a panel discussion on Developments in Data Privacy & Security as part of the 2017 Argyle Chief Legal Officer
Continue Reading March 15: Scott Vernick To Speak on Developments in Data Privacy and Security at Argyle Chief Legal Officer Leadership Forum in New York

The “new age” of internet and dispersed private data is not so new anymore but that doesn’t mean the law has caught up. A few years ago, plaintiffs’ cases naming defendants like Google, Apple, and Facebook were at an all-time high but now, plaintiffs firms aren’t interested anymore. According to a report in The Recorder, a San Francisco based legal newspaper, privacy lawsuits against these three digital behemoths have dropped from upwards of thirty cases in the Northern District of California i 2012 to less than five in 2015.
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Fox Rothschild partner Scott L. Vernick was quoted in The New York Times article, “Hacking Victims Deserve Empathy, Not
Continue Reading Fox’s Scott Vernick Quoted in New York Times Article “Hacking Victims Deserve Empathy, Not Ridicule”