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Think robocalls are annoying? Spam voicemails could make things even worse

Telemarketers have always been annoying. But things really escalated when companies and organizations began letting robots make calls on their behalf. Still, these robocalls...
Happening Now May 26, 2017

Hackers targeting gun owners to expose their identities online

The U.S. Constitution may protect our right to own guns, but what about our right to privacy? Gun owners were targeted in a recent...
Happening Now May 24, 2017

Have you inadvertently joined a Trump-supporting robot army?

Regardless of your political views, this scheme doesn't discriminate. A botnet has been uncovered that's using hundreds of thousands of stolen identities to feign...
Happening Now May 19, 2017

Another NSA cyber weapon stolen by hackers! Widespread damage expected

If you thought WannaCry ransomware was bad, just wait! New reports indicate that hackers have stolen even more tools from this year's NSA leak....
Happening Now May 16, 2017

Laptop ban on flights set to expand! Read this before you fly

Traveling this summer? Before you pack your bags, you need to read this! You might not be able to take your laptop on the...
Happening Now May 11, 2017

Alarmingly simple way thieves can steal your mail

This is disturbing! In just a few steps, a thief could easily reroute all of the mail that's sent to you. Just think of...
Happening Now May 5, 2017

Court rules cellphone caused brain tumor

It's been debated for years. Does holding up a cellphone next to your head cause medical issues, namely, brain tumors? There have been several studies....
Happening Now April 22, 2017

Gunfire detection technology used to alert police in Fresno shooting

Three people were killed in Fresno, California, on Tuesday. As tragic as that was, it could have been worse. When the gunfire erupted, police...
Happening Now April 20, 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

Update to Alexa privacy issue: Amazon releases audio files as evidence in murder case

Amazon Alexa is always waiting for your next command. But for every time Alexa has responded to the command you've given her, there are...
Happening Now April 13, 2017

Trojans, malware and hacking techniques linked to CIA tools

The CIA is under fire again for its spying practices. Leaked details of "Longhorn," the CIA's advanced malware, expose the types of hacks the...
Happening Now April 12, 2017

You won’t believe who is behind the Federal Reserve hack

This is frightening! New information has been uncovered about who was responsible for last year's heist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York....
Happening Now April 6, 2017

Does Best Buy's Geek Squad have secret ties to the FBI?

Need a quick fix for your computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone? You might be tempted to call Best Buy's Geek Squad, but that could...
Happening Now April 6, 2017

What? The IRS will call you now!

Phone scams skyrocket during tax season. That's why the IRS has warned us for years that it would never call people to collect on...
Happening Now April 5, 2017

Do you live in one of the noisiest places in America?

Airplanes, trains, emergency vehicles traffic and more can make things miserable if you live nearby. If you're looking for some peace and quiet, this...
Happening Now April 3, 2017

Weaponized police drones patrolling the sky

Have you been paying attention to the drone phenomenon sweeping the nation? People love using these nifty flying machines to capture HD aerial videos...
Happening Now April 1, 2017

Internet privacy is dead after Senate nullifies key protective measures

Think of everything you do online. Now, imagine someone selling that data to others without your permission. This is what's at stake right now...
Happening Now March 29, 2017

FCC issues warning against the "Can You Hear Me" phone scam

Recently, I told you about a phone scam that's been making the rounds. Now, the FCC has released a warning that this scam is...
Happening Now March 28, 2017

FCC cracking down to stop 2.4 billion monthly robocalls

Illegal robocalls have annoyed countless consumers for years, but now there's hope in store. The FCC is getting involved, and plans to fight back...
Happening Now March 26, 2017

New intel: Factory-fresh iPhones bugged by CIA since 2008

Could this be true? New information has just surfaced online claiming the CIA has been bugging iPhones since 2008. Mac laptops and desktop computers...
Happening Now March 24, 2017
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