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Interpol issues warning about cybersecurity risk during pandemic

The International Police Agency (Interpol) released an assessment about cybercrime on August 4. According to the report, the pandemic has shifted the operations of hackers....
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Shapiro stops another two medical supply companies from price gouging

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro stopped two medical supply companies from price gouging during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has already infected more than 4.9...
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New York Attorney General files lawsuit to dissolve the NRA

New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association (NRA), the largest and most influential gun rights organization...

FTC sues online sellers of PPE that falsely promise fast deliveries

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed charges against three online sellers of face masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) for making false promises...

Officials slammed for negligence by residents following Beirut explosion

On Tuesday, the Lebanese capital city of Beirut was rocked by a massive explosion that killed 137 people and injured over 5,000. Initial speculation on...
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SEC investigating insider trading of Kodak, Sen. Warren calls for action  

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating potential insider trading of shares of Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE: KODK) prior to the company’s announcement...

FTC investigation into Twitter data breach could cost $250M in fines

Social networking site Twitter announced on Monday that the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sent them a draft complaint on July 28. The FTC is...

Is ransomware a threat to the 2020 election?

Some U.S. authorities are concerned that the upcoming November Presidential Elections may be threatened by a ransomware attack. Cybercriminals use ransomware to seize data and...
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FTC says Yellowstone Capital deceived, overcharged small businesses

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) sued Yellowstone Capital LLC and Fundry LLC for allegedly deceiving and overcharging small businesses. The companies’ founder and CEO Yitzhak...

Investigation into Chinese spying at Houston consulate continues

The FBI continues to investigate allegations that the Chinese government attempted to illegally obtain COVID-19 research along with other intellectual property and U.S. government...

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FTC sending $9.1M in refunds to victims of fraudulent Amazing Wealth...

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it will distribute a total of $9.1 million in refunds to consumers, who were victims of a...