cyber-spying-spyware

FTC and State AG Team Up on Rental Spying Debt Collection Case

You know what’s creepy? This story:

The FTC and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan this week announced a settlement with a rental company that digitally spied on consumers who had leased laptop computers. Madigan said the company used the spyware as a debt collection tool to locate customers who had fallen behind on as little as one payment on their lease agreement.