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Don't fall for this Facebook anti-wrinkle cream scam!

We all want to stay young forever, but what price are you willing to pay? The sound of free anti-wrinkle cream might be enticing,...
Happening Now May 26, 2017

Watch out! Tech support scams exploiting worldwide ransomware scare

With fear growing over ransomware threats, you must be on your guard! Cybercriminals are taking advantage of people's concerns, and spinning new types of...
Happening Now May 25, 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

Galaxy S8 iris scanner can be bypassed with ridiculously simple trick

According to Samsung, the iris in your eye is nearly impossible to copy. That's why one of the Galaxy S8's top security features is...
Happening Now May 24, 2017

Google tracking your offline shopping habits?

We all know Google tracks our every move online, but now Google's taking tracking to a whole new level. Each time you swipe your...
Happening Now May 24, 2017

Cyberattack: Hackers can gain control of your PC using subtitles

Before you sit down for another family movie night, watch out! A new scheme has been discovered that allows hackers to take control of...
Happening Now May 23, 2017

Ransomworm malware is coming, are you ready?

Ransomware has been one of the top cybersecurity threats of the past few years. But now it's evolved into something even worse. After WannaCry...
Happening Now May 22, 2017

Huge mistake Windows users make that puts them at risk of hacks

Nearly 90 percent of all desktop computers run Windows, but only a quarter of those PCs are actually secure. Why is that? It has...
Happening Now May 22, 2017

If you get an email from this company in your inbox, DELETE it!

Lackluster security at another company has likely failed consumers again. A massive phishing attack is spreading right now, and it's targeting customers of this...
Happening Now May 21, 2017

17 million user accounts stolen from popular app!

Millions of email addresses, user IDs and passwords have just been posted online! Where did the info come from? A popular app had a...
Happening Now May 20, 2017

Worried you could be hit by WannaCry ransomware? This free tool could save your files

WannaCry ransomware hit Windows PCs worldwide by exploiting a system weakness. With new variants of WannaCry already surfacing, the next wave is going to...
Happening Now May 20, 2017

Creepy list of things social media sites know about you

The next time you're asked to share personal information with social media platforms, think twice! Users of this particular platform are learning that the...
Happening Now May 19, 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

560 million passwords leaked online - Change your logins now!

If you haven't changed your passwords recently, now is officially the time. A massive database of passwords has been leaked online, and yours could...
Happening Now May 18, 2017

Another cyberattack spreading and it's worse than WannaCry

Has your computer been running slower than usual? That's not a good sign! Your device could be infected by a new variant of WannaCry...
Happening Now May 18, 2017

Retail giant hit by year-long credit card data breach

Have you bought clothing from this major retailer? If you've shopped there within the last year, there's a strong chance your credit card details...
Happening Now May 17, 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

The world is on the brink of 'serious digital sabotage,' said top spy

Could another serious cyberattack be on the way? One of the world's leading security experts claims it's only a matter of time. In the...
Happening Now May 16, 2017

New ransomware variants emerging in the wild

More than 200,000 victims were hit by WannaCry ransomware in 150 countries around the world. But if you think this new strain of ransomware...
Happening Now May 16, 2017

Cyberattack! 3 steps you need to take now

Last week's worldwide ransomware attack showed just how dangerous cyberattacks can be. If you don't take the necessary steps to protect yourself, you're not...
Happening Now May 15, 2017
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