Defining a Cyber Act of War

The federal government has a fundamental responsibility to provide for the nation’s defense. Until recently, the government has fulfilled that role almost exclusively through nuclear deterrence and conventional military forces. But a new type of warfare—in cyberspace—is emerging as a top threat to America. In recent years, foreign actors have used sophisticated technologies to acquire…

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Two Men Plead Guilty In Hacking, Spamming Scheme That Stole Personal Information From Millions Of Americans

NEWARK, N.J. – Two men today admitted their roles in a computer hacking and identity theft scheme that hijacked customer email accounts, stole personally identifiable information (PII) from millions of people, and generated more than $2 million in illegal profits, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Tomasz Chmielarz, 33, of Rutherford, New Jersey, pleaded guilty…

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