FTC Settles Case Against Vulcun for Installing Apps On Users’ Phones Without Permission

FTC Settles Case Against Vulcun for Installing Apps On Users’ Phones Without Permission

On February 5, 2016, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that it has agreed to settle its case against Vulcun alleging that it “unfairly replaced a popular web browser game with a program that installed applications on consumers’ mobile devices without their permission.”

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EU Member States to Investigate EU-U.S. Transfers That Rely Solely On Invalidated Safe Harbor: Starting Now

EU Member States to Investigate EU-U.S. Transfers That Rely Solely On Invalidated Safe Harbor: Starting Now

Certain European Union (EU) Member States’ data protection authorities (DPAs) have already started to announce investigations and or “prudential measures” for data transfers solely relying on the invalidated “U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework” (Safe Harbor).

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Watch Out for Cybersecurity Threats to IoT (Internet of Things) Medical Devices!

Watch Out for Cybersecurity Threats to IoT (Internet of Things) Medical Devices!

The Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidelines since all IoT “medical devices that use software and are connected to hospital and health care organizations’ networks have vulnerabilities—some we can proactively protect against, while others require vigilant monitoring and timely remediation.”

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