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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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1984 IS NOW!

Editor's Note: Wrote this article for the Cooperator back in 2005 -- but much of it still rings true.... Surveillance Equipment in Your Building Good Security, Or Big Brother? By Lucas A. Ferrara, ...
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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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HARMFUL BUDGET PROPOSALS WERE DEFEATED

Dear NYSTLA Members, I am pleased to report that — last night — important advances in New York law for consumers and patients were achieved in the State budget agreement, and several ...
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BROKEN UPROMISE?

Membership Reward Service Upromise Penalized for Violating FTC Order Failed to make required disclosures and obtain required privacy assessments A membership reward service called Upromise, aimed at ...
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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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LOOKING @ CYBERSECURITY VULNERABILITY

FTC Provides Comment to NTIA on Multistakeholder Initiative to Improve Cybersecurity Vulnerability Disclosure The Federal Trade Commission submitted public comments to the U.S. Commerce ...
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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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WRONGFULLY COLLECTED VIEWING HISTORIES

VIZIO to Pay $2.2 Million to FTC, State of New Jersey to Settle Charges It Collected Viewing Histories on 11 Million Smart Televisions without Users’ Consent VIZIO, Inc., one of the ...
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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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