Google Chrome may leave users vulnerable to theft of private data

Jan 09, 2019 Dave King

Google Chrome may leave users vulnerable to theft of private data

Users of Google's web browser, Chrome, might have reason to double-check their consumer credit data. Despite the Mountain View, Calif.-based company's reputation for cutting-edge technology, the security settings of the browser may leave it


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Foti messages can land debt collectors in hot water

Jan 09, 2019 Philip Burgess

Foti messages can land debt collectors in hot water

Debt collection agencies can often have trouble contacting consumers to address accounts. Some debtors may avoid calls, while it may simply be difficult to get in touch with them at their homes during normal business hours. Since contacting


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Financial firms must develop proactive cybersecurity plans

Jan 09, 2019 Dave King

While the threat landscape has evolved during the past several years, the prizes that cybercriminals target have not necessarily changed. For the most part, malicious outsiders are still in it for financial reasons, which should encourage banks


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Federal government taking unwarranted steps to damage short term lenders

Jan 09, 2019 Philip Burgess

When one industry contains a few players that operate outside the lines of agreed ethical standards, those offenders should be dealt with swiftly and severely. This should never, however, result in the errant decision to abolish that entire


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Event to focus on debt collection practices

Jan 09, 2019 Philip Burgess

Event to focus on debt collection practices

Reforms to how many state agencies address outstanding payments has put the debt collection industry in the spotlight. A symposium to be held on October 15 at The George Washington University Law School will bring together lawyers and judges


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