Other stories about computers

Amazon's counterfeit goods problem growing - Here's how to fight back

As Amazon continues to become the biggest retail giant in town, something else is growing along with it. I'm talking about the potential for...
Happening Now March 22, 2017

300 million Apple users at risk of hacks unless Apple pays ransom

Imagine everything that's tied to your Apple ID - all of your apps, music, data in the iCloud, etc. Right now, hackers are threatening...
Happening Now March 22, 2017

IRS warning! Watch out for these tax-themed phishing and malware scams

April 18 is right around the corner, which means tax-related scams are at an all-time high. As the deadline approaches, crooks are amping up...
Happening Now March 21, 2017

Surprise! Apple announces new iPad and iPhone 7 update

Usually, Apple saves big news like this for its annual spring event. But this year, the tech giant let the cat out of the...
Happening Now March 21, 2017

Whatever you do, don't say THIS to Siri!

It's sometimes fun to ask Siri silly questions, but it's not always safe. Making this one request from Siri could potentially lead to a...
Happening Now March 20, 2017

Stop doing this one thing to your gadgets - It's a major privacy risk!

It's tempting, I know. But doing this to your smartphones, tablets, computers and even home Wi-Fi network basically advertises your devices to hackers. You...
Happening Now March 20, 2017

Parents take control! Track your kids' phone usage, block apps and monitor their activities

Attention all parents! Do your kids own a phone? In this age the common answer is yes. Every child appears to have a phone...
Happening Now March 19, 2017

U.S. on "red alert" for hacking attacks

Haunting. That's the word being used to describe this new development. America’s infrastructure is on "red alert" for its national security, but not for...
Happening Now March 18, 2017

Support for this Windows version is over

Microsoft has been trying to push customers toward Windows 10 for over a year now. But some customers are still holding onto older versions....
Happening Now March 17, 2017

33 million Americans affected by massive online data leak

Names, email addresses, phone numbers, addresses, job titles and more have all been leaked online for more than 33 million Americans. Is your name...
Happening Now March 16, 2017

Popular messaging app users could have been hacked with a single photo

More than 1 billion people use this app to send private communications. Probably because the app promises that the messages will be encrypted. But...
Happening Now March 16, 2017

Even tech-savvy Gmail users are getting fooled by this phishing scam

If you think you're too smart to fall for this Gmail phishing scam, think again. The fake emails hackers send to your inbox look...
Happening Now March 15, 2017

Windows security fixes you can't afford to skip

If you've been putting off Microsoft's latest update, stop! There are fixes in this latest patch that we've been waiting on for over a...
Happening Now March 15, 2017

Don't be fooled by this Nintendo Switch scam

As consumers rush out to buy the new Nintendo Switch, cybercrooks are lining up for their chance to scam you. If you fall for...
Happening Now March 15, 2017

Secret Air Force data leaked due to unsecured backup

This data leak is being described as the "holy grail" for spies. Security clearance files as well as gigabytes worth of sensitive information have...
Happening Now March 14, 2017

Why Facebook's fight against data surveillance still falls short

Like most people, I was happy to hear that Facebook was fighting back against data surveillance by updating its Terms & Conditions. But this...
Happening Now March 14, 2017

Latest Google Chrome update patches 9 high severity bugs

More than 1 billion people use Google Chrome on their personal computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. If you're one of them, your devices are...
Happening Now March 14, 2017

Finally! A better way to watch YouTube videos

When YouTube first launched, few people believed it would become the mega-site it is now. But even with all of its perks, there's still...
Happening Now March 13, 2017

Frightening new way thieves can steal your PIN and passcode in seconds

This is scary! A new device is being used to steal PINs and passcodes. The worst part is, it doesn't take much to pull...
Happening Now March 12, 2017

Don't type "Amen" on this viral Facebook post - It's a scam!

Amen. The word seems innocent enough. However, there's a viral scam spreading now that's using this word to fool Facebook users. You may agree...
Happening Now March 11, 2017
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