Tags Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Robocalls keep spamming Americans, in part because of their cyber tools

by Tim Starks • 1 month ago

Robocalls are back on the rise after a pandemic reprieve, and scammers are learning new tricks.

Romance scam victims reported $304 million in fraud in 2020, a new high

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

Reports of romance scams have tripled since 2016, the FTC says.

SolarWinds hack spotlights a thorny legal problem: Who to blame for espionage?

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

It could take years for the cases to play out in court.

Zoom pushes new tools meant to counter 'Zoombombing'

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The announcement comes after U.S. authorities ordered Zoom to increase their security mechanisms.

Zoom settles charges with FTC over deceptive security practices

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

The FTC has a long security to-do list for Zoom.

Former Uber CSO criminally charged with covering up 2016 data breach

by Jeff Stone • 8 months ago

The incident appears to be the first instance of an executive being charged in connection with a breach.