Other stories about Security & Privacy

Walmart granted patent for store eavesdropping device

You probably haven't really thought much about privacy when shopping in a place like Walmart. Why would you? All you're doing is walking in,...
Happening Now July 16, 2018

New Google Chrome update has one big change that you won't like

Do you use Google's Chrome browser? Well, you definitely are not alone. The browser's global market share just keeps on growing and it's not even close....
Happening Now July 16, 2018

People are getting fed up with passwords and security questions

Pretty much anything we do online now requires some sort of password, and as part of setting up those passwords we need to provide...
Happening Now July 14, 2018

Update now! Microsoft, Adobe patches fix dozens of flaws

Get your update caps on, it's that time of the month everyone! Patch/Update Tuesday came and went while Microsoft and Adobe issued their usual...
Happening Now July 14, 2018

Alert: email scam has grown - more than $12 billion lost

We keep telling you, be careful who you give your information to, be careful transferring money, and be careful with emails. But people and...
Happening Now July 13, 2018

Dark Web Alert! If someone died in your family, clever thieves are out in full force

When it comes to personal data, cybercriminals know no limits. As long as there's some potential profit involved, these scammers will try anything just...
Happening Now July 12, 2018

Government login credentials are for sale on the Dark Web

Did you know that entire online identities are up for grabs on the Dark Web for cheap? Stolen accounts include Netflix, Uber, Spotify and Airbnb logins...
Happening Now July 12, 2018

Hackers find clever way to steal gas

The worst thing about living in a high-tech world is that criminals have also gone high-tech. Think about all of the digital threats that...
Happening Now July 10, 2018

A frightening email that is spreading online

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 10, 2018

Tech lawyer discusses 2 biggest issues today

One of the biggest challenges about our online world today is the law covering it. Technology has quickly outstripped efforts to regulate it and...
Happening Now July 10, 2018

Will your area code lead to more robocalls?

Nobody actually likes robocalls, right? They arrive at inopportune times and even just a couple seconds of staying on the call seems like a...
Happening Now July 9, 2018

Fitness app exposed locations of spies and military personnel

Remember when we reported about the privacy dangers of the fitness tracking app Strava? The service was outed earlier this year as a threat...
Happening Now July 9, 2018

Millions of smart TVs are spying on us - here's how to stop them

Owning a smart TV is one of the convenient perks of our modern digital world. This is when your TV directly connects to the...
Happening Now July 8, 2018

Alert! Another major retailer reports a data breach

Data breaches seem to be inevitable these days. If you've ever swiped your card at a store or ordered anything online, you're risking your...
Happening Now July 7, 2018

Browser plugin has been tracking people's web browsing

At this point can any of us really expect to maintain privacy while browsing and using the internet? If nothing else, it sure seems...
Happening Now July 7, 2018

Is your phone secretly WATCHING you? New evidence says yes

Is your smartphone listening to your conversations? As we reported earlier, third-party apps may be taking advantage of voice triggers or wake words that...
Happening Now July 6, 2018

Watch out for this sneaky malware spreading online right now

We're always warning you about the latest scams making the rounds. That's because cybercriminals are relentless with their never-ending attacks. Ransomware, spoofed websites, and...
Happening Now July 5, 2018

NHS glitch exposes 150,000 private records; Michigan patients compromised

When you change your privacy settings and opt out of data sharing and tracking, do you trust that these agencies and companies will fulfill their end...
Happening Now July 5, 2018

Are you a data breach victim? Here are new and easy ways to find out

With massive data breaches seemingly happening every day, securing our personal accounts and information against hackers is as critical as ever. Just recently, the massive Exactis...
Happening Now July 5, 2018

Neo-Nazis using this popular game to recruit our kids

As a parent or grandparent, you know that keeping children safe is priority number one. Long gone are the days where we only needed...
Happening Now July 4, 2018

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