To settle with the DoJ, Uber must confess to a cover-up. And it did.

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 16:44:16 +0000

The 2016 Uber data breach affected the personal information of 57 million people. And then the company covered it all up.

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The FTC will go after companies misusing location, health, and other sensitive data

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2022 15:55:11 +0000

The FTC will keep an eye on companies that mishandle and misuse data to protect reproductive healthcare data in post-Roe America.

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LGBTQ+ community targeted by extortionists who threaten to publish nudes

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 28 Jun 2022 11:15:24 +0000

The FTC has issued a warning to the LGBTQ+ community about extortionists posing as potential romantic partners on Grindr and Feeld.

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5 ways to avoid being catfished

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2022 16:00:00 +0000

Before dining over catfish this National Catfish Day, remember another catfish that’s also captured the public’s attention.

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More than a quarter of Americans fell for robocall scam calls in past year

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2022 23:37:17 +0000

Robocalls and scam calls have been a longstanding problem. For 2021, the FTC has recorded its highest number of victims yet.

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Twitter fined $150M after using 2FA phone numbers for marketing

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 27 May 2022 12:27:05 +0000

Twitter is paying the price for using users’ security information for targeted advertising,

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Senators Urge FTC to Probe ID.me Over Selfie Data

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 18 May 2022 16:55:40 +0000

Some of more tech-savvy Democrats in the U.S. Senate are asking the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate identity-proofing company ID.me for “deceptive statements” the company and its founder allegedly made over how they handle facial recognition data collected on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service, which until recently required anyone seeking a new IRS account online to provide a live video selfie to ID.me.

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How to avoid being scammed this Valentine’s Day

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 15:06:14 +0000

From romance scams and sextortion, to fake dating sites and phishing campaigns, here’s how to avoid a sting in the tail this Valentine’s Day.

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