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Government staff turns to typewriters after malware attack

Ransomware quickly rose to become the current biggest software security threat out there. It was so rampant that seven out of 10 companies think that...
Happening Now August 1, 2018

Sneaky iOS scam spreading now

Crooks are constantly on the lookout for opportunities to trick you into forking over some of your hard-earned cash. Once people get wise to...
Happening Now July 31, 2018

Secret TSA tracking program is targeting you

The next time you're at the airport, make sure you're on your best behavior. Why? Well, maybe an undercover TSA agent is following you...
Happening Now July 31, 2018

U.S. military warned some software may be compromised

With the ever-growing presence of state-sponsored cyberattacks, there's a growing concern that these campaigns, small and large, all lead to a weaponized cyberattack that...
Happening Now July 30, 2018

Massive data breach exposes Social Security numbers and more

Data breaches are commonplace in today's digital world. It seems we're finding out about major new breaches every week. The Equifax breach that we...
Happening Now July 29, 2018

If you have this security camera, anyone can watch and listen to you

Web-connected cameras can be great security and monitoring tools that can keep your home safe. With a smartphone or a computer, these cameras allow...
Happening Now July 28, 2018

UPDATE - Terrifying email now tells victims passwords are stolen, webcams are hacked

We at Komando.com do our best to keep you up to date on all the attacks making the rounds. You always need to be on the...
Happening Now July 25, 2018

Russian hackers reported to have infiltrated U.S. electric utilities

The ever-growing threat of state-sponsored cyberattacks against the U.S. is a clear indication that cyber warfare will more than likely play a big role in...
Happening Now July 24, 2018

One thing your router needs now to keep the hackers and thieves out

Criminals do love unsecured home Wi-Fi networks. Hackers are often on the lookout for poorly configured Wi-Fi networks that can be used for nefarious...
Happening Now July 24, 2018

Data breach exposed automakers' sensitive documents

Go ahead and think of your favorite car. Consider what makes it so special to you, and then let your imagination run wild with...
Happening Now July 23, 2018

Microsoft warns of hackers targeting the U.S. midterm elections

Stop us if you've heard this before: The 2018 mid-term elections are going to be targeted by hackers. No matter which way you lean...
Happening Now July 23, 2018

Gullible buyers falling for this clever fake phone

The abundance of fake goods and cheap knockoffs circulating nowadays is astounding. And fraudsters are getting better each time! If you’re in the hunt...
Happening Now July 23, 2018

Gmail redesign could put over a billion people at risk

Google is one of the most successful tech companies in history. It seems like most everything it touches turns to gold. It began as...
Happening Now July 22, 2018

Why is it dangerous to find out if this famous celebrity just died?

Fake celebrity deaths sprout out on social media every day and just won't die, will they? They're terrible reminders not to believe everything you...
Happening Now July 21, 2018

Travel troubles? Your device is more likely to be hacked at certain airports

For the most part, the last thing any of us want to do is spend more time in an airport than we have to....
Happening Now July 21, 2018

You know Mealybug? Their malware operation has evolved, and that's bad news for us

You have probably heard of Mealybug, a hacking outfit that has been around since 2014 and done some pretty significant damage. Maybe you did...
Happening Now July 20, 2018

Beware of Amazon Prime Day phishing scams that are spreading now!

Amazon Prime Day 2018 has come to a close, which means it is time for all of us to enjoy the fruits of our...
Happening Now July 19, 2018

Alert! Watch out for fake FDA warning letters

Have you ever ordered medicine from questionable online pharmacies? Many folks use these alternative pharmacies because of their extremely cheap prices and the convenience...
Happening Now July 18, 2018

Blood pressure medication recalled for cancer fears

We at Komando.com are all about keeping you and your family safe. From cybersecurity to scams, we try our best to inform you about the...
Happening Now July 17, 2018

Alert! One of the largest blood testing labs in the U.S. hacked

Personal health records are some of the most sensitive pieces of data out there. Health care companies handle more than just names, dates and...
Happening Now July 16, 2018

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