Capital One Financial Corp faces potential class-action lawsuit over cyber breach

A lawsuit, seeking class-action status, has been filed in a federal court in Washington, D.C. Following a cyber breach at Capital One Financial Corp, the bank stated it is now facing a potential class-action lawsuit. A lawsuit, filed by Kevin Zosiak, is seeking class-action status was filed in the federal court in Washington, D.C. Zosiak,…

Paige Thompson, Capital One hacker compromised privacy of over 100 million U.S. citizens

It would appear that Paige Thompson wanted to get caught: she posted extract of the data that she hacked on GitHub, a publicly available coding platform. In a significant development, Capital One Financial Corp disclosed that a hacker, who has been arrested, had managed to obtain the personal information, including names and addresses, of around…

Canada likely to approve extradition of Huawei’s CFO to the U.S.: legal experts

Canada has until midnight on Friday (0500 GMT Saturday) to announce its decision. On Friday, in a potentially significant development, Canada is expected to announce that the extradition hearing against Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s Chief Financial Officer can proceed, opined legal experts. In December 2018, Canadian police had Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s CFO in Vancouver at…

Halifax judge Michael Wood provides Canadian cryptocurrency Quadriga temporarry relief from creditor lawsuits

Gerald Cotten, 30, died in India from complications from from Crohn’s disease. He was the only person who knew the passwords to Quadriga’s digital wallets which contained $137.13 million worth of cryptocurrencies, shows court filings. As a stop solution, Halifax judge Michael Wood has ordered a 30-day stay on filing claims against Quadriga, a Canadian…

U.S. launches formal charges against Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd & CFO Meng Wanzhou

The charges will test Beijing’s ability to compartmentalize the alleged violations of sanctions on Iran by Huawei from the ongoing trade negotiations. In a development of far reaching implications for U.S.-China bilateral relations, the United States has charged Huawei Technologies Co Ltd with criminal conspiracy to violate U.S. sanctions on Iran. The U.S. Justice Department…