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Meta Hit with Lawsuits Over Allegations of Promoting Hate Speech

Meta has been hit with two related lawsuits totaling over $150 billion in its first major legal challenge since rebranding. The suits (one filed in California Superior Court and the other...

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Apple + Microsoft Release Patches for Identified Vulnerabilities

This week, both Apple and Microsoft issued patches to fix serious zero-day vulnerabilities that should be applied as soon as possible. That means that if you have an iPhone or iPad,...

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Biometric Privacy Class Action Against DAL Global Service will Proceed

DAL Global Services LLC, an aviation ground handling service provider, was hit with a proposed biometric privacy class action in April of this year in the U.S. District Court for the...

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IIStealer: A server‑side threat to e‑commerce transactions

The first in our series on IIS threats looks at a malicious IIS extension that intercepts server transactions to steal credit card information The post IIStealer: A server‑side threat to e‑commerce transactions appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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FBI and DHS/CISA Issue Joint Alert on Mamba Ransomware

The Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) recently issued a joint alert with the Department of Homeland Security/Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) that “Mamba ransomware has been deployed against local governments,...

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Virginia Has a New Data Privacy Law

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed the Consumer Data Protection Act (CDPA) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. Virginia now joins California as the second state to have a data privacy law. The...

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Identity theft spikes amid pandemic

The US Federal Trade Commission received 1.4 million reports of identity theft last year, double the number from 2019 The post Identity theft spikes amid pandemic appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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SolarWinds Cyber-Attack: CISA Recommends Disconnecting

On the heels of the concerning security incident experienced by FireEye [view related post], during the investigation of its own incident, FireEye discovered that multiple updates issued by SolarWinds, a cybersecurity...

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Ancestry.com Sued in Class Action for Using Data from Year Books

Ancestry.com (Ancestry) was sued on November 30, 2020, in a putative class action case filed in the Northern District of California for “knowingly misappropriating the photographs, likenesses, names, and identities of...

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Dignity Health Settles with OCR for $160,000 for Failing to Provide Access to Records

Continuing with its previous enforcement actions centered on covered entities’ failure to provide patients with access to their health records, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced on October 9,...

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