In 60 seconds, you’ll know the most burning tech issue of the day or perhaps a new tech trick for your digital life. Short and to the point, this podcast keeps you informed without any fanfare. Give Kim Komando one minute of your day and you’ll gain a ton of tech know-how you can use to sound smart with your family and friends.
Government emergency alert system scams are spreading across the country
October 3, 2018
Most of us remember those tests on television of the Emergency Alert System back in the day. Now that most of us have cellphones, the government is testing a new way to communicate with the public. But beware, this can also bring out hackers and scammers that want to take advantage of the situation. In this episode of Consumer Tech Update, Kim warns us to be on our guard as hackers and scammers take advantage of these types of situations where victims are ripe for the pickings.
The worst hack in Facebook history happened last week affecting some 50 million user accounts. But, your Facebook account isn't the only one that landed in the hands of hackers. In this episode of Consumer Tech Update, Kim looks at what last week's Facebook breach could mean for those users affected and how it can impact more than just their Facebook account.