Even computer 'wipers' leave a mark

Monday, 7 July 2008, 2:48 PM EST

When British software developers came up with a program that could wipe files from computer hard drives, they gave it a hard-core name: Evidence Eliminator. It gets the point across, but can sure sound bad if a user gets hauled into court and is accused of illegally destroying documents.

That's what happened in the high-stakes trial, now in federal court in Riverside, over who owns the rights to the hugely successful Bratz line of dolls. Toy giant Mattel Inc. sued the far smaller MGA Entertainment Inc. to get a stake of Bratz because it claims the doll's creator was in its employ when he came up with the concept.

At the LA Times.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Whitepaper: Zero Trust approach to network security

Posted on 20 November 2014.  |  Zero Trust is an alternative security model that addresses the shortcomings of failing perimeter-centric strategies by removing the assumption of trust.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Nov 21st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //