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Huge data leak exposes 198 million car buyers' records

If you've recently purchased a car, buckle your seatbelt for a potentially bumpy ride. An internet sleuth has discovered almost 200 million car buyers'...
Happening Now September 16, 2019

Robocalls that steal your phone number are getting worse

Up to 200 million a month. That's the number of robocalls Americans get from legitimate companies along with scammers. Now, there's something else to...
Happening Now September 14, 2019

This scary flaw in 1 billion phones shares your exact location

According to cybersecurity researchers, a critical exploit has been found inside an outdated feature built into the majority of smartphones in the world. With...
Happening Now September 14, 2019

Delete these 24 dangerous malware-infected apps from your phone now

An entirely new string of malware-infected apps has been identified on the Google Play Store. Not only was the malware embedded in several popular...
Happening Now September 14, 2019

With just a couple clicks, anyone can see your private photos online

Do you still believe that the private conversations and photos you share with someone else online are really private? No, they're not. It's scary...
Happening Now September 13, 2019

Equifax makes it harder to claim your settlement

Another hurdle has been set up in consumers' quest to get their share of Equifax's $425 million settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The...
Happening Now September 12, 2019

Google is collecting face data - here's how you can opt out

Google has just released a major upgrade of its smart home hub that is raising concerns about privacy. The Google Nest Hub Max now...
Happening Now September 11, 2019

Facebook isn't happy you're protecting your privacy

Facebook is scrambling as new smartphone operating systems are making it easier to protect your privacy from the social media giant’s snooping. Find out...
Happening Now September 11, 2019

You won't believe why the DMV is selling your personal data

In shocking new reports, multiple DMVs across the country were caught red-handed selling the personal data from driver license applications to third parties. Not...
Happening Now September 9, 2019

Watch out! Texting scam can hijack your emails

A new kind of scam is beginning to make its way to smartphones the world over — only this time, it's not interested in crashing...
Happening Now September 7, 2019