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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Against Private Right of Action in Privacy Legislation

Although the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) “strongly urges Congress to pass durable, bipartisan national privacy legislation that protects all Americans equally,” it will “strongly oppose legislation that fails to...

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Irish Aviation Authority Prosecutes Drone Operator for Illegal Use and Public Safety Risk

In a first of its kind prosecution, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) successfully prosecuted a drone operator for a safety violation while flying a drone outside of a former Israeli embassy...

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Privacy Tip #333 – FTC Provides Resources to LGBTQ+ Community with “Celebrate Pride, Fight Fraud”

The Federal Trade Commission kicked off Pride Month yesterday, acknowledging that “some of the most egregious scams and abuses target the LGBTQ+ community.” The scams that those in the LGBTQ+ community...

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Conti Leaks Reveal Ransomware Gang's Interest in Firmware-based Attacks

An analysis of leaked chats from the notorious Conti ransomware group earlier this year has revealed that the syndicate has been working on a set of firmware attack techniques that could offer a path to...

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Researchers Demonstrate Ransomware for IoT Devices That Targets IT and OT Networks

As ransomware infections have evolved from purely encrypting data to schemes such as double and triple extortion, a new attack vector is likely to set the stage for future campaigns. Called Ransomware...

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ESET Threat Report T 1 2022

A view of the T 1 2022 threat landscape as seen by ESET telemetry and from the perspective of ESET threat detection and research experts The post ESET Threat Report T 1 2022 appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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DOJ Seizes 3 Web Domains Used to Sell Stolen Data and DDoS Services

The U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ) on Wednesday announced the seizure of three domains used by cybercriminals to trade stolen personal information and facilitate distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks for hire. This includes weleakinfo[.]to, ipstress[.]in,...

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YODA Tool Found ~47,000 Malicious WordPress Plugins Installed in Over 24,000 Sites

As many as 47,337 malicious plugins have been uncovered on 24,931 unique websites, out of which 3,685 plugins were sold on legitimate marketplaces, netting the attackers $41,500 in illegal revenues. The findings...

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Darktrace's Brianna Leddy on How Ransomware Groups Adapt to New Defenses

In this Tech Talk, Darktrace's Brianna Leddy and Dark Reading's Terry Sweeney discuss ways ransomware groups adapt their activities as enterprise security teams evolve their defenses and controls....

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Hunting for Threats Using Network Traffic Flows

SeclarityIO's NetworkSage platform analyzes network traffic data to identify attacks before they become real problems....

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