Dan Levine and Jim Finkle report:
Online data tracking service comScore Inc siphons confidential information including passwords, credit card numbers and Social Security numbers from unsuspecting users, according to a lawsuit filed on Tuesday.
The proposed class action lawsuit, filed on behalf of two plaintiffs who downloaded comScore software, also says comScore scans all files on users’ personal computers and modifies security settings, among other allegations.
Read more on Reuters. The report includes a response from Comscore about their methods and notices to consumers.
The court filings do not appear to be up on PACER yet.