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  • Attention whitehats, The FTC wants you to lead new privacy, security push

    The FTC’s PrivacyCon will include brief privacy and security research presentations, along with expert panel discussions on the latest privacy and security challenges facing consumers. Whitehat researchers and academics will discuss the latest security vulnerabilities, explain how they can be exploited to harm consumers, and highlight research affecting consumer privacy and data security.

    Written by Michael Cooney28 Aug. 15 19:16
  • FTC targets group that sends out millions of robocalls a day

    Given the amount of time the FTC and others have put into curing the robocall problem, it is disheartening to hear that a group of companies for almost a year have been making billions of illegal robocalls.

    Written by Michael Cooney05 March 15 04:14
  • Now the FTC has its say on hotel Wi-Fi

    First the FCC slapped Marriott International with a $600K fine for Wi-Fi blocking and issued a follow-up enforcement warning to the masses. Now the FTC has issued a hotel Wi-Fi warning of its own.

    Written by Bob Brown05 Feb. 15 07:18
  • FTC: IRS imposter complaints up more than 2,300% in 2014

    The scams that plague the IRS were on display again this week as the Federal Trade Commission said the number of consumer complaints about criminals impersonating IRS officials was nearly 24 times more than in 2013.

    Written by Michael Cooney27 Jan. 15 06:19
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  • Snapchat Must Either Grow Up or Risk Disappearing

    Snapchat had a rough May, and that's even before taking into account the massive competitive threats it faces from Apple and Facebook. The company has a lot of growing up to do. And it better do it fast.

    Written by Matt Kapko11 June 14 23:27
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