Monthly Archives: March 2023

The FTC Outlines What It Sees as “The HIdden Impacts of Pixel Tracking”

In a very comprehensive post from the Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Technology, the FTC takes what it calls “[a] deep dive into the technical side of FTC’s recent cases on digital health platforms, GoodRx & BetterHelp.”

As most readers know, the FTC recently took enforcement action against GoodRx and BetterHelp, two digital healthcare platforms, for allegedly sharing user health data with third parties for advertising.… More

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

Given the recent failures of Signature Bank and Silicon Valley Bank, we know clients are looking to set up new banking relationships and moving money around, especially by wire transfers.  It will not come as a surprise that bad guys see this as an opportunity to prey on folks who are trying to access funds needed to make payroll or other basic business expenses.  This is just what the criminal “man in the middle” attacker wants – a time when businesses have let down their guard and hackers can induce fraudulent wire transfer.  … More