FTC will explore new privacy rules to protect consumers from 'hackers and data thieves'
Concerns about the commercial surveillance industry outlined in the agency's notice include poor data security for consumer information.
Privacy bill strips FCC oversight of telecom data abuse, worrying consumer advocates
The commission would no longer have the authority to enforce its privacy regulations for common carriers such as AT&T and Verizon.
Bogus cryptocurrency apps swindle users out of millions, FBI warns
The FBI is cautioning investors to take a second look before sending funds to new investment apps.
FTC wants to know when financial data is compromised, will require encryption
The agency also tightened security requirements for financial institutions.
Momentum builds to strengthen FTC's role as privacy enforcer, though hurdles remain
The agency is poised for a reboot.
FTC proposes first stalkerware ban, promises to toughen stance on abusive apps
It's the agency's biggest crackdown to date.