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IRANIAN NATIONALS WREAKED COMPUTER HAVOC

Two Iranian Nationals Charged in Credit Card Fraud and Computer Hacking Conspiracy A superseding indictment was unsealed charging Arash Amiri Abedian, 31, and Danial Jeloudar, 27, with aggravated ...
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NICE THING FOR INTERNET OF THINGS WINNER?

FTC Announces Winner of its Internet of Things Home Device Security Contest Tool would help address security vulnerabilities caused by out-of-date software in IoT devices The Federal Trade Commission ...
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DATA SECURITY PRACTICES BLOG

Stick with Security: FTC to Provide Additional Insights on Reasonable Data Security Practices As part of its ongoing efforts to help businesses ensure they are taking reasonable steps to protect and ...
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PUERTO RICAN DOCUMENT BROKER?

Document Broker Sentenced to 27 Months for Role in Trafficking Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens A document broker was sentenced in connection with his role in trafficking the identities of ...
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SKIMMERS FACE 30 YEARS

Four More Members of ATM Skimming Conspiracy Targeting Multiple New Jersey Bank Locations Plead Guilty Four members of a scheme that used secret card-reading devices and pinhole cameras on PNC and ...
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COPILOT ERROR ON DATA BREACH

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Healthcare Services Company That Illegally Deferred Notice Of Breach Of More Than 220,000 Patient Records Company Violated General Business Law That ...
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TARGET TAKES A $18.5 MILLION HIT

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $18.5 Million Multi-State Settlement With Target Corporation Over 2013 Data Breach Agreement With 47 States And D.C. Represents Largest Multistate Data Breach Settlement To ...
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STOLE PRISONERS' IDENTITIES

California Man Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Prisoner Identities and Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns Caused Loss of More than $600,000 A San Francisco man was sentenced to serve 84 months in prison ...
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NIGERIAN CYBER FRAUDSTERS SENTENCED

Three Nigerians Sentenced in International Cyber Financial Fraud Scheme Three Nigerian nationals, who were extradited from South Africa to the Southern District of Mississippi in July 2015, were ...
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LOOKING @ INTERNET CONNECTED TOYS

Kids, parents alike worried about privacy with internet-connected toys Michelle Ma Hello Barbie, CogniToys Dino and other toys connected to the internet can joke around with children and respond in ...
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OPERATION TECH TRAP?

FTC and Federal, State and International Partners Announce Major Crackdown on Tech Support Scams Fraudsters tricked consumers into thinking their computers were infected, then charged them hundreds of ...
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PROTECTING BROADBAND CUSTOMERS

Acting Chairman Ohlhausen Welcomes FCC Action as Important Step to Restore FTC Consumer Protections Acting Federal Trade Commission Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen issued the following statement on ...
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CALL CENTER SCAMMER PLEADS GUILTY

Third Indian National Pleads Guilty for Role in Multimillion Dollar India-Based Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims An Indian national pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money ...
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TRAFFICKED IN FAKE IDs

Document Broker Pleads Guilty to Role in Trafficking Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens A document broker pleaded guilty in connection with his role in trafficking the identities of Puerto Rican ...
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AMAZON REFUNDING $70 MILLION

FTC, Amazon to Withdraw Appeals, Paving Way for Consumer Refunds Related to Children’s Unauthorized In-App Charges More than $70 million in in-app charges may be eligible for refunds The Federal ...
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TRUSTe WASN'T SO TRUSTWORTHY?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $100,000 Settlement With TRUSTe Over Flawed Privacy Certification Program For Popular Children’s Websites TRUSTe's Failures Left Visitors To Popular ...
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RESPONSIBLE FOR GLOBAL BOTNET?

Russian Citizen Pleads Guilty for Involvement in Global Botnet Conspiracy A Russian citizen recently pleaded guilty for his participation in a criminal enterprise that installed and exploited ...
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PUSHING PRIVACY PROTECTIONS

SCHUMER: PRIVACY RULES PROTECTING THE MOST SENSITIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION STORED ON YOUR COMPUTER OR CELL PHONE ARE ABOUT TO BE ELIMINATED; SENATOR DEMANDS HOUSE OF REPS KILL ATTEMPT TO UNDO PRIVACY ...
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DATA BREACHES ON THE RISE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Record Number Of Data Breach Notices For 2016 Hacking Drives Data Breaches Up By 60%, Exposing Info Of 1.6 Million New Yorkers Schneiderman: It’s On Businesses And ...
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RUSSIANS HACKED YAHOO?

U.S. Charges Russian FSB Officers and Their Criminal Conspirators for Hacking Yahoo and Millions of Email Accounts FSB Officers Protected, Directed, Facilitated and Paid Criminal Hackers A grand jury ...
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SUPPLIED PHONY IDENTITY DOCUMENTS

Two Identity Document Suppliers Sentenced for Roles in Identity Trafficking Scheme Two identity document suppliers were sentenced to prison for their role in trafficking the identities of Puerto Rican ...
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DATA BREACHES AND SMALL BUSINESSES

FTC Testifies Before House Committee About Data Security and Small Businesses Acting Chairman Ohlhausen testifies on behalf of the Commission The Federal Trade Commission recently told the House Small ...
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STOLE DEAD PEOPLE'S CASH

California Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing IDs and U.S. Treasury Checks Conspired to Cash Tax Refund and Social Security Checks Worth More Than $500,000 An El Cerrito, California man pleaded guilty ...
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SCAMS TARGETING TAX PREPARERS

Governor Cuomo Warns of New and Evolving Tax Season Scams Targeting Tax Preparers and HR Professionals At Least 37 Companies with New York Employees Victimized as Identity Thieves Compromise More Than ...
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SETTLING WITH ACER

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Computer Manufacturer After Data Breach Exposed More Than 35,000 Credit Card Numbers Acer Service Corporation Must Pay $115,000 In Penalties And Reform Data ...
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