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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...
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Phishing attack hits another huge company

Google and Facebook recently fessed up to being hit by massive phishing scams. Now, another top company is warning employees that it, too, could...
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Do hackers really have millions of usernames and passwords? And should I be worried?

Have you been hacked? Were your usernames stolen? Or, are we just alarmists? We promise, we're not trying to scare you, even though Apple...
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Stop taking these digital risks immediately! They're more dangerous than you think

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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...
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Look out! New tax season phishing scam spreading now

Have a problem with your W-2? The latest phishing scam wants to give you that impression, and it's scary the trick scammers are using...
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Check whether your email account has been hacked

It's a sad reality, but thousands of websites are hacked each and every day. What does that mean for your data and personal information?...
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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...
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Q&A with Kim: Which AA batteries work best, the risks of high-voltage phone chargers, and more

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about all things digital. This week, I'm covering which AA batteries work best, the...
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Top story: 73 million accounts exposed in massive dating site breach

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Get a free credit report

Check your credit report for free to detect identity theft.
Tips July 22, 2016

A new version of the old IRS scam is spreading

You've heard of phone scams before, but never like this. A brand new twist has emerged on the fake IRS calls and it's frightening...
Happening Now June 17, 2016

You won't believe how dumb this criminal was

Think about how much information a customer service rep has at his disposal. Whether it’s at a hotel, store or tax preparation service, there’s...
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Facebook's new scam: woman tries to sell her baby

Every parent wants a better life for his or her child, but this woman went way too far. Her adorable 6-month old boy was...
Happening Now May 24, 2016

Beware of new Facebook 'Friend' request scam

Watch out! How accepting a Facebook "friend request" from someone you already know can lead criminals right to your valuables.
Happening Now May 23, 2016

Free Komando Podcast: How the fastest growing crime can ruin you forever

The world's fastest growing crime is easy, profitable and thieves almost never get caught. In this free podcast, learn what it is, and how...
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One person you don't expect to steal your identity

Identity theft is serious business, but identity thieves don't always take the form you expect. In fact, there's one surprising type of thief you...
Tips April 21, 2016

Top Story: New ransomware proves hackers know where you live - eBay may be to blame

This phishing email scam is really scary. It hides a ransomware called Maktub that locks your computer files. But that's not the scariest part....
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Top Story: The one terrifying reason you must pay attention to hospital hacks

You hear about a lot of hacks at hospitals and healthcare facilities. But you've probably never thought about a type of crime that could...
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