United States v. Steele (4th Cir., 2014)

So, what happens when an employee spends nine months secretly logging in to the email server of his former employer (without permission, obviously), gaining access to confidential and proprietary information related to its government contract bids. Yes, criminal conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Most “hacking” is not done by fellows hiding in a dark room drinking Mountain Dew and eating candy… – Domingo Rivera¬† UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff – Appellee,

So, what happens when an employee spends nine months secretly logging in to the email server of his former employer (without permission, obviously), gaining access to confidential and proprietary information related to its government contract bids. Yes, criminal conviction under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Most “hacking” is not done by fellows hiding in a dark room drinking Mountain Dew and eating candy… – Domingo Rivera¬† UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff – Appellee, »