Homeland Security's privacy czar is investigating whether government officials in charge of an airline passenger screening program violated federal privacy laws by expanding testing of commercial data beyond the scope of official statements.
New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has reached an agreement in principle with web marketer Intermix Media Inc. in which the company has agreed to pay $7.5 million over three years to settle accusations that Intermix surreptitiously installed software on computers
Thousands of current and former employees at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. are being warned that their sensitive personal information was breached, leading to an unspecified number of fraud cases.
On Thursday, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation will hold a hearing on identity theft with members of the Federal Trade Commission. The purpose is to gather information to determine whether more federal legislation is necessary to protect consumers from identity theft