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Major Intel security flaw puts PCs at risk - exposing passwords, conversations and more

When a security flaw is found in hardware rather than software, the threat becomes exponentially more dangerous. That's exactly what security researchers are facing...
Happening Now August 7, 2019

Data breach: 23 million user records hacked and shared online

Another e-commerce site has been breached, affecting more than 23 million people. The company has yet to acknowledge that it has been hacked. Find...
Happening Now August 7, 2019

Bad news, Android users: Your phone can probably be hacked via Wi-Fi

Not all security flaws are created equal. Some manage to go undetected for years and only surface once somebody gets creative enough to start...
Happening Now August 6, 2019

You're not getting much from Equifax -- here's how to change your choice

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is continuing to encourage consumers affected by the Equifax data breach to choose free credit monitoring instead of cash....
Happening Now August 6, 2019

Millions of user accounts exposed in e-commerce site data breach

There is yet another massive data breach we have to tell you about. A popular e-commerce site has been breached and millions of user...
Happening Now August 5, 2019

Americans were scammed out of more than $2.7 billion online last year

Last year alone, internet scam artists took Americans for $2.7 billion. Find out which states were hit hardest by these scams, as well as...
Happening Now August 5, 2019

Humans are listening to what you tell Alexa -- and now you can tell them to stop

For folks who were excited to have a futuristic voice assistant in their homes, the news that Amazon was listening to and transcribing peoples'...
Happening Now August 5, 2019

Change this Airdrop setting to share files, not your personal info

According to the good folks at Apple, they don't just make products -- they design ecosystems. That may be true most of the time,...
Happening Now August 3, 2019

School and university data breach exposes details on thousands of students

There has been another major data breach. This one affects thousands of university and school students around the country. Tons of personal information was...
Happening Now August 2, 2019

Travel nightmare: Small planes may be vulnerable to hacking

There have already been incidents of hackers temporarily gaining control of large passenger jets. Now, the government just issued a horrifying alert about small...
Happening Now August 2, 2019