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Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

FBI Flash: Ryuk Ransomware Continues to Attack U.S. Businesses

According to a recent FBI Flash, Ryuk ransomware has hit more than 100 U.S. companies since August 2018, with a “disproportionate impact on logistics companies, technology companies, and small municipalities.”...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

FBI Reports An Increasing Rate Of Internet-Facilitated Crime

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, better known as IC3, released its 2018 Internet Crimes Report. For those unfamiliar with the IC3, it was established by the FBI in May 2000 as a central repository for public...more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Regulator Sets Out Strategy to Manage Risk of Harm from Wholesale Brokers

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The Financial Conduct Authority has published a "Dear CEO" letter addressed to wholesale market broking firms highlighting its view of the key risks of harm that such brokerage firms pose for their clients and markets and the...more

Foley Hoag LLP - Privacy & Data Security

Minimizing Risk and Liability from Man in the Middle Attacks (or, How to Keep Your Company’s Wire Transfers from Going Awry)

Imagine this scenario: you’ve had a productive and mutually advantageous ongoing contractual relationship of several years with another party. You have built up quite a bit of trust over the years, and communicate regularly...more

Hogan Lovells

Seminar round-up: Cybersecurity and the internet in International Investment Arbitration

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On 11 April 2019 the Hogan Lovells International Arbitration team hosted a seminar on cybersecurity and the internet in International Investment Arbitration. It was a thoroughly interesting and informative session. ...more

Blank Rome LLP

Lawsuit Underscores Need to Review Cyberinsurance Policies

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The WannaCry and NotPetya computer viruses that infected computer systems around the world in 2017 sounded a wake-up call. They demonstrated the power of a cyber event to disrupt the core operations of numerous companies and...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Privacy Tip #185 – Scammers Are Getting Bolder and More Insistent

I try to keep my spam filter on the most restrictive setting, which has dramatically decreased the amount of spam I receive in my email box every day. But every once in a while, I receive an email that makes my gut twitch and...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

New Malware Targets Big Banks and Cryptocurrency Apps

New malicious malware dubbed “Gustuff” targets big banks, fintech companies and cryptocurrency apps, according to the security firm Group IB....more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

FBI’s Brief Expands to Combat Cyber Threats

The nation’s top law enforcement agency is rebooting its cybercrime capabilities. In an effort to keep up with the evolving threats against property, critical infrastructure and human life posed by cyber-attacks –especially...more

BakerHostetler

2018 Year-End Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review

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BakerHostetler’s White Collar, Investigations and Securities Enforcement and Litigation team is pleased to release its 2018 Year-End Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review, a resource for...more

FTI Consulting

Cyber Criminals Are Exploiting the Dark Web. Here’s Why You Should Too

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Corporations that know how to monitor the global platform often used for evil can protect themselves from cyber attack. T he ominous-sounding “dark web” is often associated with criminal activity, and there is no denying that...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Privacy Tip #180 – National Consumer Protection Week—Tax Identity Theft

Last week was National Consumer Protection Week. In celebration of that, this post is devoted to protection from tax identity theft. ...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

FTC Seeks Comment on Proposed Amendments to Safeguards and Privacy Rules

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The FTC has proposed amendments to its 2003 Safeguards Rule and the 2000 Privacy Rule, applicable to financial institutions under the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLBA). ...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Financial Industry Getting Hammered with Cyber-Attacks

Cybersecurity company Carbon Black recently issued a report of the results of a survey of chief information security officers (CISOs) of financial organizations, which showed that the financial industry is getting hammered by...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Avoid Taking the Bait of W-2 Phishing Schemes

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As tax season winds on, the W-2 form scam has emerged as one of the most dangerous and common phishing email schemes during this time of year....more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Filling Gaps: Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 Would Expand Use of Geographic Targeting Orders

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“Sanctions Bill from Hell” Targets Real Estate Deals - On February 13, 2019, Sen. Lindsay Graham (R – S.C.) introduced S.482 – the Defending American Security from Kremlin Aggression Act of 2019 (“DASKAA”), a bill intended...more

Mitratech Holdings, Inc

9 Hot Q1 Headlines in Cybersecurity, Risk Management, and Data Governance

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What are the biggest, most interesting stories in the ever-changing worlds of cybersecurity, risk mitigation, and information governance?...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

CISA’s Failure May Come to Haunt the Technology Industry

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA) was intended to incentivize private entities to share threat intelligence information with the federal government (specifically the Department of Homeland Security),...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Is Bad Cyber Insurance Coverage Actually Good for Consumers?

The cyber insurance market continues to evolve, and major questions remain unanswered. Should policies cover regulatory fines? Should first- and third-party claims be addressed in separate policies? The list goes on....more

Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and...

Regulatory Intelligence: Criminals Mix & Match Children's Personal Data for Synthetic Identity Fraud

Cyber-criminals and fraudsters are increasingly mixing and matching children’s stolen personal data to create new, synthetic identities for use in fraud and other financial crimes....more

Fisher Phillips

Cybersecurity Insurance: Does Our Business Need It?

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By now, we are all too familiar with the issues and pitfalls associated with cybersecurity breaches in a multitude of industries. Consider Equifax, Home Depot, Yahoo or Target, to name a few. Those well-publicized incidents...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

Protecting Against Wire Fraud and Man in the Middle Schemes

The scammers continue to find easy ways to dupe unsuspecting businesses into sending information or money to them....more

Fisher Phillips

Don’t Take the Bait! “Spear Phishing” and “Whaling” Take Scams to the Next Level

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For several years now, we’ve been alerting employers about the dangers of phishing scams that attempt to obtain private and personal information from employers... Many of these scams rear their ugly head around tax season,...more

Robins Kaplan LLP

Your Daily Dose of Financial News

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California’s trouble-plagued Pacific Gas & Electric utility has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, listing debts of more than $51.7 billion....more

Alston & Bird

Ten Lessons from Six 2018 DOJ Indictments of State-Sponsored Hackers

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Take a journey around the world as our Cybersecurity & Preparedness Response Team reviews how the United States responded to state-sponsored cyberattacks and offers 10 lessons the private sector can use to strengthen their...more

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