Security

Canadian extradited to US to face ransomware charges

A Canadian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges in connection with ransomware attacks that netted tens of millions of dollars in cryptocurrency, the Justice Department said Thursday.

Business

Japan court backs Karpeles conviction for data manipulation

A Japanese high court on Thursday upheld a lower court's decision that the French head of Mt. Gox, a Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange that went bankrupt after a massive hacking attack, was guilty of manipulating electronic data ...

Business

Former Audi boss faces German 'dieselgate' trial in September

Former Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler will go on trial for fraud on September 30, a German court said Monday, making him the first auto boss to appear in the dock over the "dieselgate" emissions cheating scandal.

Automotive

Top German court opens door to 'dieselgate' compensation

A top German court said Tuesday that a driver whose car was equipped with illegal emissions cheating software may be entitled to some compensation from Volkswagen, possibly paving the way for payouts to tens of thousands ...

Automotive

Top German court to hear first 'dieselgate' case

Herbert Gilbert is just one of tens of thousands of drivers who have sued Volkswagen for cheating emissions tests, but he will make legal history Tuesday when his "dieselgate" case becomes the first to reach Germany's top ...

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