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Terrified family convinced U.S. under attack after Nest cam hack

Is that security camera in your home secure? Well, one family found out the hard way that their camera was anything but locked down....
Happening Now January 24, 2019

New iOS 12.1.3 update fixes annoying bugs and multiple security issues

Before we update our smartphones, we like to make sure the latest update isn't going to create more problems. Good news: The new Apple...
Happening Now January 23, 2019

Would you be able to spot a phishing email? Take this quiz to find out

Phishing email scams have been around for a very long time and seem to becoming more and more common. Crooks disguise emails so they...
Happening Now January 22, 2019

Sensitive FBI files, emails, Social Security numbers and passwords exposed in another big leak

Data breaches and leaks are a constant nightmare for many of us. They seem to happen every day, and there is not anything we...
Happening Now January 19, 2019

Apps that are tracking you and stealing your data

Many apps collect information on you. It may be your location, what you are posting on social media and so much more. But what...
Happening Now January 19, 2019

Another social media fail exposed your private data

When it comes to social media exposing user data, Facebook has been the main culprit. Week after week, I have been telling you how...
Happening Now January 18, 2019

Elaborate spoofing campaign targeted huge company

Spoofing emails have been around for a long time and have caused havoc and confusion. Well, the latest in this elaborate online trickery has...
Happening Now January 18, 2019

Check your accounts! Crooks might have your passwords after this massive data breach

It's being called the "mother of all data breaches," because it affects more than a quarter of a billion email accounts, more than 20...
Happening Now January 17, 2019

Scammers spoof websites in clever phishing scams

This latest phishing trick is so subtle, we almost missed it. These email scammers use a technique that's hard to spot unless you know...
Happening Now January 14, 2019

Warning! Delete these fake apps from your phone now

New apps are showing up in the Google Play store every day, and the bad news is they are not all legitimate! Nine new...
Happening Now January 14, 2019
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