A maker of smartphone apps has agreed to settle charges by the FTC and the New Jersey attorney general that it lured consumers into downloading a rewards app that turned out to be malicious.
The federal government has for years failed to take basic steps to protect its data from hackers and thieves, putting at risk everything from nuclear secrets to private tax information of citizens.
The world's two biggest economies have been eyeing each other warily. The U.S. and China have been honing a productive economic relationship while trying to figure out who runs the world.
The Swedish owner of a business that sold sophisticated malware that prosecutors say corrupted half a million computers in 100 countries was sentenced to nearly five years in prison.
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