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Google is simplifying privacy controls

Google is finally giving us more control over our privacy online. After all the news and scandals recently around Google, it's nice to see...
Happening Now October 26, 2018

Millions of passengers' info exposed in major airline data breach

I feel like I am starting to sound like a broken record, but there is yet another large hack that has stolen millions of...
Happening Now October 25, 2018

New Social Security phone scams are so convincing they might even fool you

Social Security Numbers are one of the most precious identification items we have as United States citizens. You need one to do virtually anything...
Happening Now October 24, 2018

3 online companies are top phishing favorites

Of course, as a Kim Komando Follower you know what a phishing scam is. Where a scammer pretending to be a company you use...
Happening Now October 23, 2018

Watch out! Serious zero-day security flaw found in popular website plugin

Recently, an online security researcher discovered what is called a zero-day security flaw in a major website plugin used by a large number of...
Happening Now October 23, 2018

These routers are flawed but they will never be fixed

You may not know it, but you might be vulnerable to being hacked right now. And it might not just be your computer. If...
Happening Now October 19, 2018

How to get a copy of what Apple tracks and knows about you

We have become accustomed to companies acquiring information on us. From names and locations, to friends and interests, it's all being collected. But how...
Happening Now October 18, 2018

Update this browser now for important malware and hacker protection tools

No matter what browser you use, updates are always a good idea. But this particular popular browser has had negative feedback on a prior...
Happening Now October 18, 2018

Weird News: Russian hacker is taking over routers for good reasons

The world today can seem like a scary place. Hackers and scammers seem to be everywhere just trying to steal our money, identities, medical...
Happening Now October 17, 2018

Hacked: Tens of millions of US voter records are being sold on the Dark Web, what this means to you

Your personal information may be on sale on the Dark Web and for pretty cheap. A recent data breach from the U.S. voting system...
Happening Now October 16, 2018