Tags FTC

New legislation would boost the FTC's role in fighting ransomware

by Tonya Riley • 4 days ago

Congress is looking for ways to help agencies take on the growing threat.

25 bogus Google Play store apps promised to mine cryptocurrency for a fee, scamming wannabe investors

by Tonya Riley • 3 weeks ago

Lookout estimates that the apps have scammed more than 93,000 victims out of $350,000.

Top tech critic Lina Khan named FTC chair

by Tonya Riley • 1 month ago

The selection is a huge warning shot to big tech companies on privacy and anti-competitive behavior.

Zoom settles charges with FTC over deceptive security practices

by Shannon Vavra • 9 months ago

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

Equifax expected to settle breach investigations for $700 million

by Jeff Stone • 2 years 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 • 2 years ago

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