Federal Trade Commission
When Sandra Seip’s phone rang at 11 p.m., she couldn’t believe the person on the other end of the line was calling about her computer, saying the matter was urgent.
The New York Democrat said there are no current federal protections against such privacy intrusions, the companies’ policies aren’t clear, and consumers should have the ability to opt out.
Your GPS and other high-tech on-board devices can be secretly tracking your every move.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said consumers should be better protected and retailers who fail to safeguard information should be held accountable.
We know how important a credit report can be. It affects everything from getting a loan, a job, even a date. Now, there’s a new kind of report, so detailed, it reveals your most private information — and it’s all perfectly legal.
Health and fitness apps designed to help with everything from diet and exercise to monitoring a health condition have been gaining popularity.
If you have a mobile phone, there is a good chance that you have received an unsolicited text. And you could also be getting something unexpected – a hidden bill.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on federal authorities to regulate retailers’ practice of tracking their shoppers’ every move in their stores through smartphones.
CBS 2 has this major warning about the latest cyber scam sweeping the Internet – phony tech support sites.
Extra charges are getting buried on some cell phone bills and it isn’t the phone company that’s putting them there.
A Long Island man may have solved one of the perpetual annoyances of living in the telephone age.
Federal authorities have launched a crackdown on data brokers – people who track your every search and purchase on the Internet and sell the information.
You have probably heard about people stealing identities to open credit cards and purchase cars. But there a growing problem – people getting tax refunds after stealing someone’s identity.
As we get deeper into election season, the number of household robocalls is increasing, and you may wonder why you’re getting them at all.
Do you ever have that feeling that someone is watching you? A remote, spectral figure monitoring what you do? It’s not paranoia. It’s modern consumer life.