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Apple Watch heart rate data could help solve a murder

One of the best things about the Apple Watch is it can do far more than the average watch. Essentially an iPhone on your...
Happening Now April 5, 2018

Hacked! Your personal data exposed by Delta, Sears and more

Keeping customer information safe from hackers and threat actors is a tall order for companies nowadays. Their data is always under attack from cybercriminals...
Happening Now April 5, 2018

Sneaky free ticket scam is targeting Facebook and WhatsApp users

What would you do if you had the opportunity to get some free airline tickets? With summer fast approaching and so many destinations worth...
Happening Now April 5, 2018

Free new tool could help keep your data private AND speed up your internet

Ohhh don’t you hate waiting for a page to load, or pictures to download? Maybe you want to download a movie for later, but...
Happening Now April 4, 2018

Everyone wants to hijack your computer to mine cryptocurrency

Here's a tech horror story for you. For a few years now, Egyptian internet denizens have been noticing something strange when they're accessing a certain website...
Happening Now April 4, 2018

If you ate here you may be one of 37 Million whose data was leaked

A popular restaurant is now at the center of a massive data leak. And if you’re one of their customers who takes advantage of...
Happening Now April 3, 2018

If you shopped here, hackers have your personal data, credit card, and more

Hackers have struck again, this time stealing information from more than 5 million shoppers, and what’s even worse, some of that personal info went...
Happening Now April 2, 2018

Warning! Popular fitness app suffers major data breach affecting over 150 MILLION users

If you've ever used a fitness tracker, you know how valuable they are when it comes to staying on top of your calorie intake,...
Happening Now March 30, 2018

The Dark Web has your online identity for sale - Here's how to protect yourself

Recently, we told you about how your entire online identity is up for grabs on the Dark Web for cheap. The assortment of stolen...
Happening Now March 30, 2018

Mozilla now has a Firefox extension that stops Facebook from tracking you

Whether you Like it or not, Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg are the current media punching bags. Everyone, from political and tech pundits...
Happening Now March 28, 2018

Popular tax software programs leave you at risk of ID theft and scams

E-filing is supposed to make getting your taxes to the IRS much easier. But it’s also prime season for hackers who are trying to...
Happening Now March 26, 2018

Warning! Dangerous email could be waiting in your inbox

If you've ever made a purchase through iTunes, you know that Apple emails you a receipt following the purchase. What's happening now is, scammers...
Happening Now March 25, 2018

If you used this travel site, hackers have your banking and personal data

Cybercriminals terrorize us with ransomware, malware and phishing scams constantly. Well, here we go again. Another massive data breach has just been discovered. If...
Happening Now March 21, 2018

Breach! Walmart exposed personal data of 1.3 million U.S. shoppers

Keeping your personal information out of the hands of criminals is hard enough these days. But we can't give up. It's important to take...
Happening Now March 19, 2018

Spycams are now watching prospective home buyers

If you have ever sold a home before, you know that one of the most frustrating parts of the experience is not knowing what...
Happening Now March 18, 2018

Exposed! Secret database tracks everything you've ever returned

If you believe it's just online companies that track your shopping behavior, better think again. Retail companies secretly track your behavior too, particularly with...
Happening Now March 18, 2018

Smart baby monitors, security cameras and thermostats can be hacked in just MINUTES using a simple Google search

The connected smart home is fast becoming the norm, wouldn't you agree? Smart gadgets like light bulbs, smart assistant speakers, thermostats, cameras and door...
Happening Now March 15, 2018

Get these new Microsoft security updates now to protect against Edge, Spectre and Flash critical flaws

Critical security updates are available now and you’ll want to make sure you have them to keep your devices safe from malware and hackers....
Happening Now March 14, 2018

Windows 10 users need to know this huge security warning from Microsoft

Bitcoin has been all over the news lately. That's because its value has jumped to unthinkable heights recently. At the beginning of 2017, you...
Happening Now March 14, 2018

Your entire identity is for sale on the Dark Web, guess how much?

You've heard of the Dark Web, right? The online place where illicit activities take place? Unless you are a hacker or some other kind...
Happening Now March 14, 2018
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