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New York Attorney General Warns Businesses About Credential Stuffing Attacks

New York AG Letitia James warned that more than 1.1 million online accounts were compromised in cyberattacks known as “credential stuffing attacks” at 17 well-known companies and released a guide with recommendations for how businesses can safeguard consumer accounts from such attacks.

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Online Advertising Platform Settles Allegations It Collected Personal Information from Children

The FTC reached a settlement with online advertising platform OpenX Technologies, Inc. to resolve allegations that OpenX collected personal information from children under 13 without parental consent in violation of the FTC Act and the FTC’s Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

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Health Law 2022 Discusses Regulatory Risks for Health Businesses And How to Manage Them

Each year in early December, Cozen O’Connor’s Health Care & Life Sciences industry team hosts a Health Law Program to update clients on a wide range of issues that we believe will be critical for health care businesses in the upcoming year. This year’s program, held virtually from December 8-9, 2021, included a policy view…

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Web Scrapers And Their Targets Beware. Regulators Are Zeroing In On Privacy Implications

Web scraping, the process of collecting data from websites by automated methods, has historically received very little attention from regulators, but that could be changing. Lori Kalani, Mira Baylson and Meghan Stoppel discuss how regulators are starting to zero in on the privacy implications of collecting and disclosing user data. This Alert considers the potential risks for both data brokers and the companies they are targeting.

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AG Ferguson: Washington State Sees Massive Surge in Reported Data Breaches

Washington AG Bob Ferguson released an annual Data Breach Report detailing statistics relating to data breaches, cyberattacks, and ransomware incidents reported to the AG’s office in 2021. The sixth annual Data Breach Report (“Report”) found that reported data breaches nearly quadrupled between 2020 and 2021, to 280 breaches, including a reported “megabreach” that affected more…

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