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The secret Google doesn't want you to know about its tool to auto-delete your data

Google's auto-delete tool clears your private information from the platform after a set period of time. Meanwhile, your data is still available for Google...
Happening Now October 19, 2019

Google exec: Warn your guests they're being recorded if you have a smart speaker

We all know that many of our virtual assistants and related devices are constantly listening and recording us. Here's the unexpected part; a Google...
Happening Now October 18, 2019

Huge fingerprint reader flaw leaves millions of phones open to anyone

Sometimes, even the toughest security measures can fail. A newly discovered glitch in a popular smartphone brand is starting to make users nervous. The...
Happening Now October 17, 2019

Malware alert: Frightening sextortion scam is back and spreading faster than ever

Sextortion scams are nothing new, but these harassment and fraud campaigns are only getting more complex and dangerous. These email threat campaigns are getting...
Happening Now October 16, 2019

Alert: Mysterious new malware lurking on your Macs

A new type of malware is spreading to Macs across the world — and most people don't even know its a virus. It masquerades as...
Happening Now October 14, 2019

Yahoo may owe you $358 - File a claim now before it's too late

Millions of Americans could be owed hundreds to thousands of dollars as part of a class-action settlement with Yahoo over massive data breaches. Consumers...
Happening Now October 14, 2019

Don't fall for this phishing scam warning of overdue bills

Hackers keep getting one step ahead of security-conscious users. A new phishing scam masquerading as a major web service has been fooling people with...
Happening Now October 12, 2019

Beware of hackers exploiting iTunes to plant ransomware

A dangerous vulnerability in the PC edition of iTunes has led rise in ransomware attacks targeting Windows users. Using encrypted software, these cybercriminals steal...
Happening Now October 11, 2019

Why I hate Apple's feature to block robocalls

Along with Apple’s shiny new gear released this fall came an updated version iOS. It’s packed full of exciting new features like Dark Mode...
Happening Now October 11, 2019

Get these free tools to fight ransomware

This year alone, ransomware has taken city, hospital, corporation and university servers hostage. The hackers gain control of servers, encrypt files, limit access and...
Happening Now October 11, 2019
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