Reporters threatened after revealing security hole

Telecoms companies involved in a US government scheme to provide an affordable phone service to the poor, have threatened reporters who found a security hole in their Lifeline phone system with charges under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Obama admin in anti-hacker crackdown

The Obama administration is eying an extensive overhaul of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

DHS eyes expanded cyber role

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is preparing to assume "far-reaching" oversight over all civilian agency computer networks.