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China Implicated in United Hack

Chinese hackers have been implicated again in another cyber attack on US Soil, this time with the United Airlines hack. The hackers who stole data on tens of millions of U.S. insurance holders and government employees in recent months breached […]

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Should the US Blame China Publicly for OPM Breach

It has been well-known now that in April 2015, the Office of Personnel Management suffered a data breach of millions of government employees’ and contractors’ personal information.  Since that time, the Director of OPM has stepped down, and the government […]

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Is Your Car a Privacy Leak

Imagine driving down the highway and all of a sudden your radio – magically! – starts changing its own channel.  Then, your wipers go.  You chuckle.  However, then your GPS system tells you that you are in a far away […]

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FTC Charges Lifelock with Deceptive Practices, Again

In 2010, the Federal Trade Commission settled its complaint with LifeLock over alleged deceptive claims and practices made with regards to LifeLock’s Identity Theft Protection and Data Security Claims.  Now, the FTC is charging that LifeLock failed to live up to […]

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CVS Photo Latest Data Breach

The latest data breach seems to have come from CVS Photo online and currently the site is offline.  The offline site now states: We have been made aware that customer credit card information collected by the independent vendor who manages and […]

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Is Google Photos Deceiving Consumers

The Assistant News Editor at Upstart Business Journal recently noticed something unexpected about the way the Google Photos App worked on his smart phone.  The News Editor had previously decided that he didn’t want Google Photos auto-uploading pictures he took […]

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Consumer Watchdog Files Complaint Against Google

The non-profit consumer advocate Consumer Watchdog filed a complaint today with the Federal Trade Commission regarding Google’s search engine practices. Google’s failure to offer U.S. users the ability to request the removal of search engine links from their name to information […]

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Whole Foods Admits Mistakes in Overcharging

Last week the New York Attorney General’s Office revealed an investigation that showed that Whole Foods was overcharging customers on as many as eighty of its pre-packaged meals.  Yesterday, Whole Foods admitted that it had made mistakes and apologized for […]

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Hershey Park Data Breach

Hershey Park in Pennsylvania has announced that it believes it has suffered a data breach related to credit and debit cards that had been used throughout the park. “We have received reports from some of our guests that fraud charges […]

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Consumer Protection Group Seeks Action against Uber

The Electronic Privacy Information Center, also known as EPIC, has taken an account of Uber’s new privacy policy.  Uber has a long history of privacy related complaints, most notably the allegation that an Uber executive spied on a journalist who […]