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Hurricane season is here -- watch out for scams

June 1 is the official start of hurricane season, so I want to remind you to watch out for natural-disaster-related scams. You know what...
Happening Now June 1, 2019

People hate cameras in Airbnbs, but a trashed home shows why they're needed

We frequently hear stories about people renting houses or apartments through Airbnb and finding hidden cameras throughout the home. In fact, Kim has warned...
Happening Now May 31, 2019

Popular fast food restaurants targeted in new data breach

If you thought restaurants and eateries were free from the scourge of data breaches -- think again! A new announcement from a popular chain...
Happening Now May 31, 2019

Dating apps expose millions of sensitive records

If you're using or planning to use a dating app, think again. The security of your personal information could be compromised. A non-password protected...
Happening Now May 31, 2019

Hidden iPhone trackers harvest data while you sleep

When it comes to privacy, Apple is very much in a league of its own compared to the rest of the tech world. That...
Happening Now May 30, 2019

How to tell Alexa to delete what you say

Yes, Alexa is listening to you all the time, but now you have a way to wipe the slate clean every day. Amazon has...
Happening Now May 30, 2019

Security breach: Major social platform hacked

A recent breach of one of the most popular news aggregation apps is already making waves in the world of cybersecurity. Hackers were able...
Happening Now May 29, 2019

Facebook helps advertisers target you based on your credit score

Facebook’s at it again. Now you have to be careful about what you share on Facebook because it could let advertisers guess your credit...
Happening Now May 29, 2019

Watch out! Cyberattacks on cities and companies are also a big problem for you

Cybercriminals are going after big paydays by attacking major companies and governments using ransomware or other types of malware. While you might think that...
Happening Now May 28, 2019

Data breach! 800 million sensitive mortgage documents

Despite recent advances in security, no company is completely immune to data breaches. In the case of one financial institution, however, a recent breach...
Happening Now May 28, 2019