Other stories about computers

Popular antivirus program mistakenly IDs Windows as a threat, chaos follows

Your anti-virus software has one job: Protect your computer against malware. But one overzealous anti-virus program is improperly flagging Windows files and safe websites...
Happening Now April 25, 2017

Don't fall for this Facebook Mother's Day coupon scam

I love saving money, and $50 off sounds like a pretty good deal, especially as I start shopping for Mother's Day. But if you...
Happening Now April 25, 2017

Warn the kids about perverts targeting them using pop stars

Celebrities hold a special place in the hearts of kids and teens. That's why it's bad news that perverts are creating fake celebrity social...
Happening Now April 24, 2017

Whatever you do, don't open these email attachments - They're hiding ransomware!

One of the scariest forms of ransomware has resurfaced in a scary new spam email campaign. Right now, there could be emails in your...
Happening Now April 24, 2017

Your online banking password is not as secure as you think!

Think your online banking password is as tough as they come? Think again. This new report suggests these passwords aren't as strong as they...
Happening Now April 23, 2017

These 20 popular router models are major security risks!

Is one of these routers in your home right now? If so, it's a hotbed of unpatched security bugs! These flaws make it possible...
Happening Now April 22, 2017

Thousands of hotels hit by massive credit card breach - Was your data stolen?

If you've stayed at a hotel within the last eight months, there's a good chance your credit card information has been stolen. Financial systems...
Happening Now April 20, 2017

Apple makes these paid apps now FREE

These apps were once $19.99, $9.99, $4.99, etc. They're some of the most popular apps Apple offers. And now, they're free for everyone! I'll...
Happening Now April 20, 2017

Watch out! This stealthy phishing scam fools even the most cautious web users

I've taught you how to be careful online, and with good reason. This scam is one of the sneakiest I've seen, and if you're...
Happening Now April 19, 2017

Watch out for these sham ads spreading on Facebook

Despite many promises to combat fake news, Facebook has been caught red handed. A slew of hoax ads have been spreading around, fooling millions...
Happening Now April 18, 2017

This could be why your kids aren't sleeping

When the kids aren't sleeping, no one is sleeping. That's why every minute your kids and grandkids can catch some shut eye is so...
Happening Now April 17, 2017

Leaked malware threatening Windows users everywhere

This is bad news! Malware used by the NSA to hack into computers has been leaked, and threatens to wreak havoc on Windows users...
Happening Now April 17, 2017

This encrypting ransomware is the web's biggest threat!

Ransomware was the biggest digital threat of 2016, with nearly $1 billion paid in ransom by victims. Now there's a new form of ransomware...
Happening Now April 16, 2017

Windows support blocked on new computers?

Trying to install Windows on your new computer? That may not be a good idea. Microsoft is now blocking support for certain versions, which...
Happening Now April 15, 2017

This "popping noise" from your laptop is NOT a good sign

Has your laptop been making a strange popping noise? Owners of one popular laptop have been reporting this issue. It's still up in the...
Happening Now April 15, 2017

Easiest way ever to book airfare with Google Flights

You know how much I love Google Flights! It's the site I use to find great deals on airfare. But what if I told...
Happening Now April 15, 2017

Watch out! Fake text messages from your "bank" can drain ALL your money

When an alert pops up from your bank, you pay attention. That's what scammers are counting on! This text message from your "bank" is...
Happening Now April 13, 2017

Are airline bump lists really random?

It's been all over the news this week. A "random" passenger on United Airlines was forced off a plane even though he'd already paid...
Happening Now April 13, 2017

Massive medical records breach leaves 918K seniors vulnerable

This is scary! The medical records of nearly 1 million seniors have just been discovered online! Everything a thief needs to steal your identity...
Happening Now April 12, 2017

Microsoft security update you must install now!

Microsoft security update you must install now! This security fix is long overdue! Critical bugs have finally been patched, but they're tucked away in...
Happening Now April 12, 2017
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