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Why We Can Stop Missiles But Not Hackers Hackers present both the public and private sector with some very unique challenges. Unlike traditional threats, which are often presented in very black and white terms, hackers are notoriously adaptable to new security measures and tend to discover vulnerabilities as fast as developers can fix them. Their […]

22 April 2013 Jay Leiderman on HuffPostLive AP Story  Reuters editor charged with hacking: I was fired A Reuters deputy social media editor accused of conspiring with hackers to deface a story on a news website says he has been fired. His dismissal came the day before 26-year-old Matthew Keys was scheduled to appear in US federal court for […]

JAY LEIDERMAN AND VIVIEN LESNIK WEISMAN POSTER FROM ANONYMOUS VIDEO Jay Leiderman and Vivien Lesnik Weisman and are featured in the below picture.  Jay was a participant, a “talking head” in a critically acclaimed documentary that Vivien wrote, directed and and produced.  Through this, they have moved to the forefront of the war on hackers, otherwise knows as the […]

His trial here in Sacramento in federal court to wrap up soon This article was published in 2014 and discusses the political ramifications of the heavy-handed crackdown on cybercrime, and how prosecutors fail to exercise reasonable discretion in charging these cases.  Jay Leiderman, who represents Matthew Keys, believes the case never should have ended up […]

Failure-to-Recall Instruction At defendant’s competency trial, all the experts agreed that defendant appeared to suffer from impaired memory. Therefore, at the prosecution’s request, the jury was instructed: “The inability to recall facts or information does not in and of itself render a defendant incompetent to stand trial; however, it is a factor to be considered […]