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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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California Seeks En Banc Review of Ninth Circuit Decision Paving Way to Airport Expansion

California AG Rob Bonta filed a petition for a rehearing en banc before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Center for Community Action & Environmental Justice et al. v. Federal Aviation Administration et al., Nos. 20-70272 and 20-70464, seeking to overturn a three-judge panel decision denying two petitions to review of the…

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Lead Generation Company Settles Allegations It Misled Millions of Consumers to Collect Sensitive Financial Information

The FTC reached a settlement with lead generation company ITMedia Solutions LLC and a number of related entities and individuals (collectively “ITMedia”) to resolve allegations that ITMedia used misleading marketing tactics to collect sensitive financial information from millions of consumers in violation of the FTC Act and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The complaint, filed…

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CFPB Releases Annual Report of Credit and Consumer Reporting Complaints

The CFPB released its annual report of credit and consumer reporting complaints, focusing on how national consumer credit reporting bureaus respond to consumer complaints submitted through the CFPB about incomplete or inaccurate credit information.

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