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Millions are still using this easy-to-crack password

Twenty years ago, you probably didn't worry too much about using a simple password to protect your accounts. The problem is, it's 2019 and...
Happening Now August 24, 2019

If your kids play Fortnite, this new threat could put your data at risk

A special tool designed to give players a competitive edge has turned out to be nothing more than malware in disguise. If your kid...
Happening Now August 23, 2019

Blocking robocalls could become easier as phone carriers, all 50 states join forces

Robocalls continue to be a plague on society. With over 5 billion robocalls from scammers and legitimate companies in July alone the problem is...
Happening Now August 23, 2019

Update: Another popular Microsoft device has been recording conversations - but this time it involves your kids

This year we learned that many voice assistants listen to more than just commands when it was found that Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri and...
Happening Now August 22, 2019

Apple's mistake leaves your iPhone and iPad vulnerable to hackers

At Komando.com, we regularly advise users to upgrade to the latest versions of their phone or tablet's respective operating systems. This helps protect them...
Happening Now August 22, 2019

Data leak exposes thousands of unencrypted credit card numbers

A data leak has been discovered at a subscription-based movie ticketing service. This could prove costly to consumers as credit card numbers were discovered in...
Happening Now August 21, 2019

Check your router - a setting meant to protect your data could expose it to hackers

Just one setting can leave your router vulnerable. If your router is compromised, hackers can harvest data or plant malware. A secure home network...
Happening Now August 20, 2019

Use this one trick to protect yourself as data breaches hit all-time high

Every week seems to bring news of corporate data breaches that are putting millions of Americans' information in peril. The year isn't even over,...
Happening Now August 20, 2019

Check your phone! Popular Android games and photo apps hiding invasive adware

After numerous reports of phony programs and malware hiding within its ranks, security researchers have discovered another massive trove of adware on the Google...
Happening Now August 19, 2019

Major Bluetooth flaw exposes millions of Apple, Google and Samsung devices to attack

In a massive year for cyberattacks and security breaches, a newly discovered Bluetooth vulnerability has attracted the attention of researchers thanks to the sheer...
Happening Now August 19, 2019
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