Wednesday, November 18, 2009

FBI Says Hackers Targeting Law Firms

According to the NYT, hackers are increasingly targeting law firms and public relations companies with a sophisticated e-mail scheme that breaks into their computer networks to steal sensitive data, often linked to large corporate clients doing business overseas. This might be an interesting test of our insider trading laws.

Hacker steals material, non-public information from law firm, trades. Is he liable for insidert trading violations? More>>>

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