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April 30, 2019 - Privacy + Data Security

John Carlin Discusses the Latest Threats of Global Cyber Attacks on CBS's 60 Minutes

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Morrison & Foerster partner John Carlin, the former top national security lawyer for the Department of Justice, was recently featured on CBS's 60 Minutes. John spoke to 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl for a report drawn from a chapter of his book Dawn of the Code War on “The Growing Partnership Between Russia's Government and Cybercriminals.” He provided an in-depth analysis as to why Russian intelligence agencies are piggybacking off the cybercriminal enterprise and recalled the exploits of two Russian hackers — both hackers are among the FBI's most wanted cybercriminals today.

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