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Google Chrome now lets you flag scam websites

On the internet, nothing is as it seems. A number of hackers and cybercriminals are deploying sketchy websites that look exactly like their trusted...
Happening Now June 21, 2019

If you have one of these popular Wi-Fi extenders, it needs to be patched right now

Wi-Fi extenders can really make a difference when your router can't cover your whole house, but they're vulnerable just like everything else that's online....
Happening Now June 21, 2019

YouTube 'looking at' changes to protect kids -- until then, here's what to do

The pressure on YouTube to make the site safer is intensifying. Consumer and privacy watchdog groups continue to lobby for YouTube to make itself...
Happening Now June 20, 2019

Hacker steals financial data from online food delivery service - check your accounts

Year to date, billions of records have been exposed in various data breaches. They impact every type of business and organization, from retailers to...
Happening Now June 20, 2019

Update now! Attackers exploit browser's 'critical' security flaw

Today, most browsers are quite secure against common threats. But occasionally, a security flaw will slip through the cracks before developers have a chance...
Happening Now June 19, 2019

Your smart TV can get viruses -- here's how to check

As we pack our homes with smart devices, many of us may not realize that they are just as vulnerable to viruses and malware...
Happening Now June 19, 2019

Don't fall for this fake message from Netflix!

Any time you get an email from a company you are familiar with that says your information has been breached, your account needs to...
Happening Now June 18, 2019

How Find My Friends helped a mom save her daughter's life

Parents have wisely been making use of a variety of smartphone apps to keep track of their kid's whereabouts. Some children accept it as...
Happening Now June 18, 2019

Here's why you should hide your Venmo payments

Because of their popularity and ease of use, mobile payment apps are becoming a prime target for cybercriminals. In fact, a recent security vulnerability...
Happening Now June 17, 2019

Hackers, jealous spouses can hack your iPhone, iPad for less than $100

Of all of the tech companies out there, Apple probably takes the cake in terms of security. Its encryption and privacy efforts are a...
Happening Now June 17, 2019