Tags Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

MoviePass settles with the FTC over exposing private information, misleading consumers

by Tonya Riley • 2 weeks ago

The FTC also slammed the company for using an array of tricks to keep users from actually using the service.

Do credit monitoring and ID protection services do much for breach victims?

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

"We need to rethink how consumer data is stewarded," one customer advocate said.

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

by Tim Starks • 4 months 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 • 4 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 • 6 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 • 7 months ago

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