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More than 250 million email addresses compromised because of this sneaky malware

Because hackers love to one-up each other, it's inevitable that malware will only become more aggressive as time goes on. For a perfect example,...
Happening Now July 15, 2019

Don't fall for these Amazon Prime Day phishing scams

Amazon Prime Day can be pretty exciting with all the deep discounts being offered. But while you're caught up in the haste and generally...
Happening Now July 15, 2019

You won't believe the 'shocking' ways your Facebook photos are tracked

If you had any doubts that Facebook continues to play fast and loose with your data, a recent discovery will re-affirm your suspicions. It's...
Happening Now July 15, 2019

Facebook now allows you to opt out of one of their creepiest features

As Facebook tries to rehabilitate its image as a creeper, the company is supposedly offering more "transparency." Now, Facebook is providing users information about...
Happening Now July 13, 2019

Listen up! Google's smart assistant also hears your private conversations

Not everyone knows "how the sausage is made" in respect to complex voice technology. A large database must be maintained for the robot's vocabulary,...
Happening Now July 12, 2019

What you need to know about this Apple Watch app that allowed eavesdropping

Right on the heels of the company's infamous FaceTime security flaw, a new Apple vulnerability was discovered in one of the most unlikely places...
Happening Now July 12, 2019

Malware coming to the USA after infecting 25 million devices

A recent security threat has been compromising millions of devices across India without users even knowing it's hit them. Behind the scenes, it quietly...
Happening Now July 11, 2019

You're not paranoid, your phone really IS listening to EVERYTHING you say

We've all got those stories about suddenly seeing advertisements on our phones after we were just talking about some random place or thing. It...
Happening Now July 11, 2019

Man, 30, who met 13-year-old girl online threw her from car window during chase, cops say

For a clear example of the dangers your kids face online, just look at this nightmare scenario from Georgia. A 13-year-old girl was lured...
Happening Now July 11, 2019

This is what fake Social Security robocalls sound like

In the span of three hours, one of our staffers here in the newsroom at Komando.com got eight persistent robocalls, all telling her that...
Happening Now July 10, 2019
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