IBM accused of hacking, asks judge to toss case

Monday, 17 July 2006, 12:52 AM EST

In April, legal firm Butera and Andrews filed suit in US District Court against IBM, seeking damages of more than US$60,000. The company says that restituion would cover the cost of attorneys and consultants hired in order to beef up security on its network after IBM hacked it. According to the Butera and Andrews, over 42,000 hacking attempts have been made on its e-mail system, and IP addresses connected to the attacks have been traced to an IBM office in Durham, NC.

At Ars Technica.

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