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Senate Democrats call on FTC to investigate Twitter's data security

by Tonya Riley

Lawmakers worry that Elon Musk's hasty changes on the Twitter platform such as altering its verification service could harm consumers.

Why robotexts are scammers' favorite new tool

by Tonya Riley

Technology meant to limit robocalls has pushed scammers toward SMS-based attacks, which experts say can be even more dangerous.

Bogus cryptocurrency apps swindle users out of millions, FBI warns

by Tonya Riley

The FBI is cautioning investors to take a second look before sending funds to new investment apps.

Privacy legislation might provide a powerful guard against online identity fraud

by Tonya Riley

It might pose a new hurdle for cybercriminals looking to swipe personal information.

Losses to cryptocurrency scams top $1B, FTC reports

by Tonya Riley

Nearly half of the scams originated on social media.

Texas man gets 5 years for stealing 38,000 PayPal account credentials

by Suzanne Smalley

DOJ said Marcos Ponce will spend five years in prison and pay back $1.4 million in stolen money.

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