Profile of Sharon Gaudin
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Articles by Sharon Gaudin
posted in September 2006
More commonly used by spammers than corporate investigators, use of e-mail tracers, commonly known as Web bugs, is serious enough for federal investigators to seek court approval before employing one.
Ira Winkler, a former CSS at HP, talks about the bad decisions the company made in its boardroom leak investigation, where he thinks investigators crossed the line, and how common intelligence schemes are in corporate America.
In his first public remarks about the HP leak investigation scandal, CEO Mark Hurd acknowledged that the company and its investigators engaged in pretexting, obtained and used Social Security numbers, and engaged in other questionable behavior.
As state and federal prosecutors vie to be first to file charges in the HP media leak investigation scandal, company executives are complying with a congressional committee's request for information.
It's been another week of revelations about Hewlett-Packard's investigation into media leaks. Another week of unflattering details about illicit spying tactics, phony personas to dupe the press, and even e-mail tampering.
With everything that HP reportedly did in its zealous probe to find a media leak, exactly where did company executives cross the line? How big is the gray area of what's legal and what's ethical? And what's just way over the line?
The feds issued an arrest warrant for Edwin Pena for violating his bail conditions. Investigators are searching for the man, who's been missing since last month.
IBM is working with Los Alamos to install the first phase of the latest supercomputer, dubbed Roadrunner, by next month. The hybrid machine will get a speed boost enabling it to break the petaflop barrier when the Cell processors are added to AMD's Opteron technology.