Tags Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Feds' spending on facial recognition tech expands, despite privacy concerns

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

CyberScoop identified more than 20 contracts since a government watchdog warned agencies about unmitigated use of the technology.

FTC warns of potential penalties for firms that fail to fix Log4j software flaws

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

The agency says the warning applies to future vulnerabilities too.

FTC settles with OpenX Technologies for $2 million for allegedly violating children's privacy law

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The FTC also alleges that OpenX continued to collect geolocation data from some Android users even after they opted out of tracking.

'Shiba Inu' token scams surge with the virtual currency's popularity

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

CyberScoop found giveaway scams raking in tens of thousands of views.

Facebook kills its facial recognition system, citing 'societal concerns,' uncertain rules from regulators

by Tonya Riley • 3 months ago

In shutting down the program, the company cited a lack of guidance from federal regulators.