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Equifax expected to settle breach investigations for $700 million

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

As part of the settlement, Equifax also must spent $1 billion to improve its digital systems.

FaceApp isn't taking all of your photos, but the privacy concerns are very real

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

From shady fine print to Russian law, FaceApp's geriatric filter may not be worth all the fun.

FTC settles with device maker D-Link, requires 'comprehensive' security effort

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Commissioners voted 5-0 to approve the settlement.

Facebook fails to kill class-action lawsuit over data breach

by Jeff Stone • 1 year ago

Judge William Alsup warned Facebook he would authorize a “bone-crushing” discovery process on behalf of affected users.

Office Depot to pay $25 million to settle tech support scam charges

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Office Depot employees would “repair” computers that appeared to be hacked, claiming to find other problems that cost money to resolve

The FTC is officially investigating the Equifax breach

by Kate Roddy • 3 years ago

It's highly unusual for the FTC to publicly comment on the existence or status of an ongoing investigation.

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