* Posts by Charlie Campbell

4 posts • joined 19 Aug 2009

MS uses court order to take out Waledac botnet

Charlie Campbell
Gates Horns

Constitutional Violation

The legal power the judge assumed here borders on a separation of powers Constitutional violation. The judge essentially gave Microsoft the authority to declare war on these computers. There are also some striking similarities to the law enforcement process of obtaining a search warrant, except Microsoft isn't a police force! I won't go into detail, but if you are interested in a more detailed legal analysis, check out the link below:

http://www.modernbandit.com/2010/02/microsoft-cyber-army-judicial-power-to.html

Spooks scour gambling sites in terror finance probe

Charlie Campbell

More Info

I've been wondering why more of this hasn't been going on. Casinos have always been great ways to launder money, and now you don't even have to do it in person, you can do it from the privacy and anonymity of your couch, through a proxy. I authored a paper on the subject of online terrorist finance if anybody wants to learn more, its posted on my blog at the end of my summary of this story here: http://www.modernbandit.com/2010/02/terrorists-texas-hold-em-gambling-and.html.

IBM, Intel execs arrested over alleged insider trading

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TJX suspect indicted in Heartland, Hannaford breaches

Charlie Campbell

Indictment Available Here

I have the full indictment available as a PDF in a link at the bottom of my blog post if you want to read it.

http://www.modernbandit.com/2009/08/indictment-130-million-credit-card.html

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