Jonathan Stempel

Recent articles by Jonathan Stempel

Uber admits covering up 2016 hacking, avoids prosecution

Uber admits covering up 2016 hacking, avoids prosecution

In US settlement.
Jul 25 2022 6:26AM
Apple reaches US$50m settlement over defective MacBook keyboards

Apple reaches US$50m settlement over defective MacBook keyboards

Prone to failure.
Jul 20 2022 6:26AM
Carnival fined US$5m for cyber security violations

Carnival fined US$5m for cyber security violations

Exposed substantial amounts of sensitive customer data.
Jun 27 2022 1:35PM
Apple defeats class action over Meltdown, Spectre vulns

Apple defeats class action over Meltdown, Spectre vulns

Judge dismisses class action lawsuit.
Jun 9 2022 11:55AM
Appian soars after winning US$2bn verdict against Pegasystems

Appian soars after winning US$2bn verdict against Pegasystems

In trade secret misappropriation case.
May 11 2022 6:23AM
Elon Musk, Tesla attack US SEC for 'unrelenting' harassment

Elon Musk, Tesla attack US SEC for 'unrelenting' harassment

"Enough is enough."
Feb 18 2022 6:34AM
Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor largely prevails in US trial

Self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor largely prevails in US trial

"I feel completely vindicated," Craig Wright says.
Dec 7 2021 12:45PM
UK man implicated in Twitter hacking charged in NY with cryptocurrency theft

UK man implicated in Twitter hacking charged in NY with cryptocurrency theft

Allegedly conducted SIM swap attacks.
Nov 4 2021 10:51AM
US judge orders Apple to face Siri voice assistant privacy lawsuit

US judge orders Apple to face Siri voice assistant privacy lawsuit

After users served targeted ads.
Sep 3 2021 7:00AM
US SEC charges BitConnect founder with US$2 billion cryptocurrency fraud

US SEC charges BitConnect founder with US$2 billion cryptocurrency fraud

Impacting thousands of retail investors.
Sep 2 2021 11:27AM
Zoom reaches $115 million settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Zoom reaches $115 million settlement over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Will bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit.
Aug 2 2021 6:40AM
Google must face shareholder lawsuit claiming it hid security risks

Google must face shareholder lawsuit claiming it hid security risks

Accused of fraudulently concealing security vulnerabilities.
Jun 17 2021 10:32AM
Amazon.com faces five new racial, gender bias lawsuits

Amazon.com faces five new racial, gender bias lawsuits

Filed across the United States.
May 20 2021 12:35PM
Judge narrows Zoom lawsuit over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

Judge narrows Zoom lawsuit over user privacy, 'Zoombombing'

By dismissing large parts of it.
Mar 15 2021 6:49AM
Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities

Twitter's security fell short before hack targeting celebrities

Should lose its ability to self-regulate, report recommends.
Oct 15 2020 6:48AM
Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Judge narrows Tesla lawsuit against former employee

Accused of hacking computers and leaking proprietary data.
Sep 20 2020 8:52AM
Apple must face US shareholder lawsuit over CEO's iPhone, China comments

Apple must face US shareholder lawsuit over CEO's iPhone, China comments

Led to tens of billions of dollars in shareholder losses.
Jun 4 2020 6:14AM
Google faces US$5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private' internet use

Google faces US$5 billion lawsuit for tracking 'private' internet use

Through browsers set in "private" mode.
Jun 3 2020 12:48PM
Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones

Apple to pay up to US$500m to settle US lawsuit over slow iPhones

After accusations of it quietly slowing down older iPhones as it launched new models.
Mar 3 2020 6:30AM
Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Facebook must disclose app records for Massachusetts probe, judge rules

Claims thousands of apps may have misused customer data.
Jan 20 2020 12:51PM

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