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Medical devices at risk from dangerous KRACK attacks

Heads up! If you, your loved ones or your organization rely on medical devices that connect wirelessly to Wi-Fi networks, you need to be aware...
Happening Now May 4, 2018

Twitter warns; Change your password NOW after 330 million are exposed!

Are you a Twitter user? (Twitterer? Tweeter? Tweet-person?) Well, you better tweet this now. Twitter just admitted that a system glitch may have exposed...
Happening Now May 3, 2018

This ransomware has a nasty new trick

Businesses and regular folks are always under threat from ransomware attacks. The most severe forms of these attacks can cripple organizations and grind their...
Happening Now May 2, 2018

FBI on alert after underage girls get creepy packages in the mail

There is nothing more important than a child's safety. That's why parents and grandparents alike need to be extra vigilant keeping tabs on their...
Happening Now April 30, 2018

Security key flaw allows hackers access to your hotel room

These days, most hotels you stay in will not give you an actual key to get into your room. Instead, you will get a...
Happening Now April 28, 2018

Incognito mode isn't as private as you think

We all know it's pretty difficult to have any secrets if you're frequently browsing and sharing online.  Although not everyone is aware of it,...
Happening Now April 27, 2018

New Russian cyber threat has U.S Government on alert

No matter what kind of role you believe they played, it's pretty well understood that Russia tried to influence America's 2016 presidential election. How...
Happening Now April 26, 2018

Windows users! These tricky scams are spreading

With the countless number of cybercriminals in the world, it's a good idea to stay informed of the latest attacks. As they say, knowledge...
Happening Now April 25, 2018

Millions of smartphone apps are putting your personal information at risk

Have you noticed items that you search for online seem to follow you around the internet? For example, if you're looking into buying a...
Happening Now April 24, 2018

If you use this browser, beware of a new malware attack

Software developers face a daunting challenge every day with the products they maintain. Not only does their software need to work well and accomplish...
Happening Now April 23, 2018

FTC warns of new robocalling scam

You would think that scammers would run out of ideas of new ways to rip us off. Unfortunately, that doesn't appear to be the...
Happening Now April 23, 2018

Hackers are going after your online bank account

For hackers, the ultimate goal is to make some money. However they go about doing it, be it stealing data and selling it, mining...
Happening Now April 22, 2018

How hackers are using your smartphone to rip you off

Just when you think you've taken every precaution against cybercriminals, a new attack starts spreading. That's because when we catch on to their scams they...
Happening Now April 21, 2018

Scam Alert! Do not update this App

The more popular websites and apps become, the bigger targets they are for criminals. Which makes sense if you think about it. Scamming victims...
Happening Now April 20, 2018

Data firm leaks 48 million user profiles it scraped from Facebook, LinkedIn, others

You know how we are all mad at Facebook for their data collection and subsequent less-than-stellar security for it all? Once kind of an...
Happening Now April 19, 2018

Yahoo, AOL, and Oath's new massive email privacy policy changes you need to know about

If you’re a Yahoo email user, you were welcomed with a surprising new terms of service agreement when you logged into your account today....
Happening Now April 18, 2018

TaskRabbit has been hacked, what you need to know

Here we go again - another day, another data breach. This time, TaskRabbit, the online marketplace for freelance handyman jobs, has taken its app...
Happening Now April 17, 2018

How cybercriminals are using your router to spread malware

Scammers will never run out of ideas to exploit you. It's like playing a game of cybersecurity whack-a-mole as criminals think of infinite ways...
Happening Now April 16, 2018

New ransomware forces you to play violent video game

Ransomware is still one the biggest computer threats out there. In 2017 alone, ransomware attacks on businesses have tripled from 2016, all updated with...
Happening Now April 16, 2018

If the kids in your family play this game, you must know this

There always seems to be a toy or video game in the news that has gone viral. Who could forget the Cabbage Patch Kids...
Happening Now April 15, 2018
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