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Lawmakers call for FTC investigation of data brokers enabled by online ad industry
“[T]here is no effective way to control these tools absent intervention by regulators and Congress,” the lawmakers said of data brokers.
Equifax expected to settle breach investigations for $700 million
As part of the settlement, Equifax also must spent $1 billion to improve its digital systems.
FTC settles with device maker D-Link, requires 'comprehensive' security effort
Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the settlement.
Equifax CEO called to testify before Congress about breach
Equifax's chief executive was formally invited Wednesday to testify Oct. 3 before Congress by top members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
Hurricane Harvey scammers use disaster as phishing bait
US-CERT reminds the public that disasters are always magnets for scammers.
Former FTC lawyer: Expect fewer data breach and privacy cases under Ohlhausen
The Federal Trade Commission's new chairwoman will focus the agency on economic harm to consumers, meaning there will be fewer cybersecurity and privacy enforcement actions, a former FTC official says.