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  • 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
  • Feds go after operator of revenge porn site

    U.S. federal regulators are clamping down on revenge porn, taking aim at a website whose operator allegedly deceived women into sending intimate photos of themselves and then charged them to have the pictures removed.

    Written by Zach Miners30 Jan. 15 07:56
  • Security Experts React to President's Cybersecurity Proposals

    Information security experts today praised the attention U.S. President Barack Obama is lavishing on cybersecurity, but have some concerns about how proposed legislation will be implemented and enforced while others say the proposals don't go far enough.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud14 Jan. 15 06:47
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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
  • Are your smartphone apps selling you out?

    Apple's App Store, Google's Play store and other app stores are packed with apps that can compromise your security and privacy without you ever knowing anything bad happened. What's a mobile app user to do?

    Written by Mike Elgan07 Dec. 13 12:04
  • FTC gives Google slap on wrist instead of face

    After a nearly two-year antitrust investigation, Google escaped with more of a slap on the wrist than a slap in the face, say industry analysts.

    Written by Sharon Gaudin04 Jan. 13 00:46