Morning Bowl - 2022-08-30

Welcome to another Morning Bowl breakout:

FTC Sues Data Broker Over Selling Location Data for Hundreds of Millions of Phones
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday said it filed a lawsuit against Kochava, a location data broker, for collecting and selling precise geolocation data gathered from consumers' mobile devices. The complaint alleges that the U.S. company amasses a "wealth of information" about users by purchasing data from other data brokers to sell to its own clients. "Kochava then sells
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FBI Warns Investors to Take Precautions with Decentralized Financial Platforms
The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on Monday warned of cyber criminals increasingly exploiting flaws in decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms to plunder cryptocurrency. "The FBI has observed cyber criminals exploiting vulnerabilities in the smart contracts governing DeFi platforms to steal investors' cryptocurrency," the agency said in a notification. Attackers are said to have used
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