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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

Watch out for this phishing scam posing as email from TV providers - It's spreading malware!

Phishing attacks are a favorite tool for cybercriminals. And now, a new attack is making the rounds. These fraudulent emails are showing up in...
Happening Now March 25, 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

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

Watch your email! 1.4 billion addresses leaked!

This isn't your typical data breach. When a company that's storing billions of email addresses isn't careful with your information, it's a disaster waiting...
Happening Now March 9, 2017

Top Story: Fake security email makes your computer a botnet minion

I've warned you about several email scams recently, but here's another to watch out for in your inbox. This email looks like a security...
Happening Now January 13, 2017

Top Story: Major hotel chain investigating serious data breach

A pattern of credit card fraud has been noticed, and it's linking back to a chain of hotels. If you've traveled lately, or know...
Happening Now December 30, 2016

Top Story: Second Yahoo hack fallout - Your data could still be exposed

The Yahoo hack is turning out to be even more of a nightmare! It isn't just Yahoo Mail accounts that were compromised. People who...
Happening Now December 21, 2016

Yahoo's own software to blame for hack - How secure is your information?

Have you closed your Yahoo account yet? After you read what I'm about to share, you'll be rushing to shut it down. It looks...
Happening Now December 17, 2016

Top 3 cybersecurity threats to watch out for in 2017

It's been a long year of cyberattacks, hacks and breaches dominating the news. But what are the trends looking like for next year? If...
Tips December 8, 2016

3 things that could be spying on you right now without you knowing it

Do you ever get the feeling that you're being watched? It's eerie! And if you've been around any of these items lately, there's a...
Tips December 7, 2016

85 million online accounts stolen by hackers - One in five have passwords tied to them

If you've ever used this video website, you need to change your login credentials immediately! I've just found out about a massive hack that...
Happening Now December 6, 2016

Online credit card fraud skyrocketing - Protect yourself with these steps

This is scary! Fraudsters don't need much to get your credit card information, and can even guess one of the key credentials needed to...
Happening Now December 5, 2016

Public Wi-Fi is more dangerous than you think

This is scary! I hate being offline, but after hearing this news, using public Wi-Fi doesn't seem worth it. You'll be shocked when you...
Happening Now November 30, 2016

Stop before you shop! Holiday scams skyrocketing

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? Cyberattacks are expected to jump through the roof this holiday season. You have...
Happening Now November 27, 2016

Don't fall for this Facebook 'Secret Sister' scam

The holidays make everyone want to give back, but have you ever stopped to ask who you're actually giving to? If you're tricked by...
Happening Now November 23, 2016

Top Story: Watch out! Facebook spreading ransomware!

This is very frightening! Facebook is the biggest force on the internet and hackers have broken into the service. A new form of ransomware...
Happening Now November 21, 2016

Why you should protect your cellphone number like your social security number

Your personal data is always at risk, but there's one thing you're doing that makes it easier for cybercriminals to target you. It's such...
Tips November 19, 2016

Check your inbox for this email right now and delete it

A new twist on an old scam is tricking people out of thousands of dollars, and the fake email behind it could be in...
Happening Now November 13, 2016

Google's 'gap in user protection' creates playground for malware

Tech companies like Google have a duty to protect the people who use their products. But a serious gap has been identified in Google...
Happening Now November 10, 2016
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