Author: skamin

February 9, 2016

Consumer Education: Trust, love, password sharing?

A strong password is a great way to prevent hackers and identity thieves from accessing your accounts. But what if you share it with someone you know? Many teens and young adults are giving passwords

February 5, 2016

Consumer Education: Tech Company Settles FTC Charges It Unfairly Installed Apps on Android Mobile Devices Without Users’ Permission

Technology company Vulcun has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it unfairly replaced a popular web browser game with a program that installed applications on consumers’ mobile devices without their permission.

February 4, 2016

Consumer Education: Skewed Cupid

Skewed Cupid by Carol Kando-Pineda Attorney, FTC’s Division of Consumer & Business Education Valentine’s Day conjures up images of hearts, flowers and a double-decker box of chocolate, nougat and nuts. But, metaphorically speaking, what happens

January 29, 2016

Consumer Education: Data Privacy Day

Today, Data Privacy Day, is a good day to refresh yourself about the steps you can take to protect your privacy and your personal information. Keeping your information out of the hands of scammers and