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  • AVG Study – Internet of Things AVG Study Reveals Small Businesses are Positive about Future Opportunities with the Internet of Things   Three biggest concerns are to do with cost, complexity and risk while 83 percent say humans are still the weakest link The majority of small businesses in ...
  • INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE TELEPHONE SCAM 25 September 2014 Alert Number I-092514-PSA The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received reports related to a telephone scam in which the caller purports to be an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) representative. Using intimidation tactics, the caller tries to take ...
  • CONSUMER ALERT “support” phone scam! CONSUMER ALERT AG Ferguson to consumers: Hang-up on “tech support” phone scammers!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2014 SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson is warning consumers that phone scammers posing as legitimate computer technicians are on the prowl in Washington and other ...
  • AG Ferguson protecting online shoppers AG Ferguson first to enforce federal law protecting online shoppers   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22, 2014 SEATTLE — In the first enforcement action of its kind, Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing a Philadelphia-based online company for violations of the federal Restore Online ...
  • Google to Refund $19 Million Google to refund at least $19 million to Settle FTC Complaint It Unlawfully Billed Parents for Children’s Unauthorized In-App Charges FTC Order Requires Google to Change Its Mobile App Billing Practices to Ensure Consumers’ Consent Is Obtained Before Charges Levied For Release September ...
  • Avangate – PerfectTablePlan Less Taxing Digital Commerce Provider Handles More Than Just Payments and Provides Software Vendor with Additional Flexibility to Sell Globally Redwood City, CA – September 09, 2014 – Avangate, the leading Digital Commerce solution provider trusted by thousands of Software and Online Services ...
  • FTC Approves Final Orders Settling Charges Against Fandango and Credit Karma Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders settling charges against Fandango, Inc. and Credit Karma, Inc. According to the FTC’s complaints, the companies’ mobile apps left consumers’ sensitive personal information, including credit card information and ...