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WORKSHOP ON INFORMATIONAL INJURY

FTC Releases Agenda for Workshop on Informational Injury The Federal Trade Commission released the final agenda for its December 12, 2017 workshop examining questions about the injuries consumers ...
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14 YEARS FOR CYBER CRIMES & BANK FRAUD

Russian Cyber-Criminal Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Role in Organized Cybercrime Ring Responsible for $50 Million in Online Identity Theft and $9 Million Bank Fraud Conspiracy A Russian ...
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FTC'S EDUCATIONAL TECH WORKSHOP AGENDA

FTC Announces Final Agenda for Ed Tech Workshop The Federal Trade Commission announced the final agenda for the Ed Tech Workshop on December 1, co-hosted with the Department of Education and focused ...
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FCC'S FAKE COMMENTS

A.G. Schneiderman Releases Open Letter To FCC: Net Neutrality Public Comment Process Corrupted By "Massive Scheme" Schneiderman: Tens Of Thousands Of New Yorkers May Have Had Their ...
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SWITCH ON FIBRE CHANNEL SWITCHES

FTC Approves Final Order Preserving Competition in Worldwide Market for Fibre Channel Switches Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order designed to ...
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UBER LIED ABOUT PROTECTING CUSTOMERS' DATA?

Uber Settles FTC Allegations that It Made Deceptive Privacy and Data Security Claims Company failed to monitor access to, and provide reasonable security for, consumer data Uber Technologies, Inc. has ...
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NATIONWIDE'S NATIONAL NONSENSE

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $5.5 Million Multi-State Settlement With Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Over 2012 Data Breach Breach Involving 32 States Exposed Personal Information Of 1.27 Million ...
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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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