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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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LOOKING @ CROSS-DEVICE TRACKING

FTC Releases New Report on Cross-Device Tracking Staff recommends transparency and choice for consumers when companies track them across devices The Federal Trade Commission has released Cross-Device ...
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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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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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STEPS TO COMBAT GRIZZLEY STEPPE

Executive Summary of Grizzly Steppe Findings from Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Todd Breasseale Department of Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Todd ...
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TOOK SENIORS' INFO WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT

A.G. Schneidermanannounces $25,000 Fine For Rochester Home Health Care Company That Unlawfully Obtained Private Patient Information For Use In Commercial Marketing Push A.G. SCHNEIDERMAN ANNOUNCES ...
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THINGS TOOK A TURN FOR TURN

Digital Advertising Company Settles FTC Charges It Deceptively Tracked Consumers Both Online and Through Their Mobile Devices Settlement ensures consumers can control targeted ads Turn Inc., a Redwood ...
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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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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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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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GRANITE MESA'S DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

Granite Mesa Health Center Sued By EEOC for Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Nursing Home Fired a Certified Nurse Assistant When He Disclosed He Was HIV-Positive, Federal Agency Charged A ...
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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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DATA BREACH @ TRUMP HOTELS

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Settlement With Trump Hotel Collection After Data Breaches Expose Over 70K Credit Card Numbers Trump Hotel Collection Must Pay $50K In Penalties And Reform Data Security ...
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LOOKING @ LEADS

FTC Staff Perspective Recaps Lead Generation Workshop A new paper by the Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Consumer Protection provides a look at the information covered at the FTC’s ...
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TRACKING CHILD PREDATORS

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Results Of “Operation Child Tracker,” Ending Illegal Online Tracking Of Children At Some Of Nation’s Most Popular Kids’ Websites Viacom, Mattel, ...
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DON'T DISPOSE OF THIS

FTC Seeks Comment on Disposal Rule The Federal Trade Commission is seeking public comment on its Disposal Rule, a rule which implements part of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 ...
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FUSING PRACTICE FUSION PRACTICES

FTC Approves Final Order in Practice Fusion Privacy Case After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order resolving the Commission’s complaint against ...
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LOOKING @ RANSOMWARE

FTC Announces Agenda for Sept. 7 Event on Ransomware FTC Chairwoman Will Open Half-Day Event The Federal Trade Commission has announced the agenda for its Sept. 7 event looking at ransomware, which is ...
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