Ga. Cyber Consultant Says Feds' Hacking Suit Fails

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By Clark Mindock (April 20, 2022, 9:28 PM EDT) — A Georgia computer network security consultant says the U.S. government’s criminal hacking case against him is on shaky ground and should be dismissed since the allegations don’t concern computers connected to the internet.

Vikas Singla on Wednesday filed six separate motions in Georgia federal court, asserting, in part, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Computer Fraud and Abuse Act charges fail to stand up since that law only applies to devices connected to the internet.

Singla said that the government’s case claiming he had illegally attempted to access devices on the Gwinnett Medical Center network and in so doing violated the Computer…

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