How Deeply Could Bribery Scandal Wound Samsung?


South Korean prosecutors on Tuesday indicted Samsung head Lee Jae-yong and four other executives on bribery and embezzlement charges, following a lengthy investigation into Lee’s ties with impeached president Park Geun-hye and her confidant, Choi Soon-sil. Charges against Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Group, include pledging bribes to organizations tied to Choi in an effort to cement his control of the conglomerate. The Samsung Group has denied paying bribes to Park or seeking improper favorable treatment from her.

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FBI agrees to help crack iPhone 6 and iPod tied to Arkansas murder trial, but method unknown

Article Image The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday agreed to assist prosecutors in unlocking an iPhone 6 and iPod linked to an Arkansas murder trial, but whether the agency is is leveraging its newfound iPhone exploit is unclear. in cases beyond San Bernardino.

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Apple hires away Amazon exec to head up corporate digital security, report says

Article Image Days before Apple is set to meet U.S. prosecutors in court over a contentious encryption fight involving an iPhone linked to last year’s San Bernardino terror attack, a report on Friday claims the company has poached Amazon’s vice president of information security George Stathakopoulos.

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Apple, US prosecutors to present and cross-examine witnesses at iPhone encryption hearing

Article Image The U.S. government filed, and was subsequently granted, a request to allow prosecutors and Apple attorneys the chance to present and cross examine witnesses at next week’s court hearing over unlocking an encrypted iPhone tied to last year’s San Bernardino attack.

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Three Charged in Hacking Case That Spammed 60M


Federal prosecutors in New Jersey on Tuesday charged three men in a $2 million identity theft scheme to hack corporate computer systems and blast spam messages to more than 60 million people. The defendants face up to 20 years in prison and $250,000 in fines on wire fraud charges, and up to five years in prison and $250,000 in fines on email and computer conspiracy charges, according to prosecutors. In addition, the indictment indicates $299,653 held in several bank accounts and other assets are subject to forfeiture.

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Italian prosecutors complete probe into Apple over $964M in unpaid taxes, could pave way for trial

Apple could potentially face trial in Italy after prosecutors there recently finished a probe into claims that the company’s crafty accounting led to more than 879 million euros ($964 million) in unpaid corporate taxes.



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