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FTC Puts Companies on Notice that Failure to Identify and Patch Instances of Log4j May Violate FTC Act

On January 4, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission published a blog post reminding companies that “the duty to take reasonable steps to mitigate known software vulnerabilities implicates laws including, among others, the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Gramm Leach Bliley Act,” in response to Log4Shell’s public disclosure of the Log4j vulnerability. Continue Reading

New York Attorney General Announces 1.1 Million Accounts Compromised in Credential Stuffing Attacks

The New York Office of the Attorney General recently announced the results of an investigation into “credential stuffing,” which uncovered 1.1 million compromised accounts from cyberattacks on 17 well-known companies. The announcement included a “Business Guide for Credential Stuffing Attacks,” detailing the attacks and providing tips for businesses to protect themselves. Continue Reading