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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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FINTECH III

FTC to Host FinTech Forum on Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence on March 9 The Federal Trade Commission will host its third FinTech Forum on March 9, 2017, focusing on the consumer implications of ...
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UNHAPPY RETURNS FOR THIS TAX PREPARER

A.G. Schneiderman And Acting Tax Commissioner Manion Announce Felony Conviction Of Unregistered Long Island Tax Preparer Susan Murillo Submitted Fraudulent Returns In An Attempt To Steal Refunds From ...
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IT'S IDENTITY THEFT AWARENESS WEEK!

FTC Hosts Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week Jan. 30- Feb. 3 Webinars, Social Media Events focus on helping consumers reduce their risk The Federal Trade Commission will mark Tax Identity Theft Week, ...
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LOOKING @ VULNERABLE ROUTERS & CAMERAS

FTC Charges D-Link Put Consumers’ Privacy at Risk Due to the Inadequate Security of Its Computer Routers and Cameras Device-maker’s alleged failures to reasonably secure software created ...
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CONTEST TO PROTECT HOME DEVICES

FTC Announces Internet of Things Challenge to Combat Security Vulnerabilities in Home Devices Contestants will compete for a top prize of $25,000 for best technical solution The Federal Trade ...
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HOMELAND SECURITY'S LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

DHS Announces 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative The Department of Homeland Security recently announced it will begin accepting applications for the 2017 Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative, ...
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NO HAPPY RETURNS FOR THIS LADY

Louisiana Resident Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the United States Conspired to File False Tax Returns Using Stolen Identities A Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana resident pleaded guilty to one ...
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PRIVACYCON 2017 IS NEXT WEEK

FTC Announces Agenda for PrivacyCon 2017 Public forum to cover IoT, big data and mobile privacy among other topics The Federal Trade Commission today announced the agenda for its second PrivacyCon, a ...
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GOT $20 MILLION IN TAX REFUNDS?

Maryland Man Sentenced to Prison for Scheme that Used Stolen Identifying Information to Fraudulently Seek More Than $20 Million in Tax Refunds Stole Identities of Nursing Home Patients and Others A ...
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USED ROMANCE TO LULL VICTIMS

Seven Individuals Plead Guilty to Involvement in Large-Scale International Online Fraud Conspiracy Seven individuals pleaded guilty to participating in a large-scale international online fraud ...
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IDENTITY THIEF FACES LOTS OF JAIL TIME

Maryland Man Indicted for Conspiracy to File False Claims, Wire Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft and False Personation A federal grand jury sitting in Washington D.C. recently returned an indictment ...
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37 MONTHS FOR CASHING REFUND CHECKS

Georgia Bank Teller Sentenced to Prison for Cashing Fraudulently Obtained Income Tax Refund Checks A Columbus, Georgia resident was sentenced to 37 months in prison for her role in a stolen identity ...
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PHISHING NEW YORK ATTORNEYS

A.G. Schneiderman Issues Alert On Phishing Scam Targeting New York Attorneys Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman recently issued a consumer alert following recent reports that hackers are targeting ...
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DON'T MISS THE DMARC!

A VANCE HOSTS 7TH ANNUAL FINANCIAL CRIMES AND CYBERSECURITY SYMPOSIUM Global Cyber Alliance Releases Free Tool to Combat Phishing DA’s Office Releases Version 2.0 of its Report on Smartphone ...
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NYC'S GOT A CYBER LAB

DA VANCE AND PARTNERS CELEBRATE OPENING OF NEW MANHATTAN DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE CYBER LAB DA Vance and Partners Cut an Ethernet Cable to Celebrate Opening of Lab (From l-r: New York City ...
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SKIMMING SCAM STOPPED

Twelve Individuals Charged in ATM Skimming Conspiracy Twelve individuals were charged with allegedly executing a scheme to defraud customers of Bank of America and PNC Bank through conduct known as ...
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GOT A DATA BREACH?

What to Do When You Suspect a Data Breach: FTC Issues Video and Guide for Businesses If your business has experienced a data breach, you are probably wondering what to do next. The Federal Trade ...
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CREDIT CARDS ARE GETTING HACKED

Americans: Credit Card Information Still Getting Hacked by Jim Norman Story Highlights 27% say information hacked from cards used in stores Thefts come despite increased use of chip-enabled cards ...
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INDIAN CALL SCAMMERS ARRESTED

Dozens of Individuals Indicted in Multimillion-Dollar Indian Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims An indictment was recently unsealed charging a total of 61 individuals and entities for their ...
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A WHOLE LOT OF NOTHING GOT HIM JAIL-TIME

Florida Man Pleads Guilty in Hacking, Spamming Scheme That Used Stolen Email Accounts A Boca Raton, Florida, man pleaded guilty in a New Jersey federal court for his role in a computer hacking and ...
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TALK ABOUT IDENTITY THEFT

FTC To Hold Public Conference on Identity Theft The Federal Trade Commission will host an all-day conference, “ Planning For the Future,” examining the state of identity theft now and how ...
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FACIAL RECOGNITION'S GETTING THEM ARRESTED

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than 100 Arrests Since Major Enhancement to DMV's Facial Recognition Technology Program Solidifies New York as a National Leader in Use of Facial Recognition ...
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UNCONCERNED ABOUT DATA SECURITY

Data Security: Not a Big Concern for Millennials by John Fleming and Amy Adkins Story Highlights Millennials most likely to say businesses keep data secure Millennials are least trusting of social ...
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DATE BREACHES RISE BY 40%

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Record Data Breach Notifications For 2016 Breach Notifications Up 40% Over Same Period Last Year Schneiderman Unveils New Electronic Submission Form For Future Data Breach ...
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