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Scary Cyberattack! How can the police protect you when they can't protect themselves?

Who are you going to call in an emergency if your police department is shut down? Unfortunately, you'll be on your own. Make sure...
Happening Now April 19, 2016

China agreed to stop hacking us. Guess what it just did

On September 25, China and the U.S. entered into an agreement that neither country would support hacking into private companies to steal corporate secrets....
Happening Now October 20, 2015

This Facebook extortion scam is too horrifying for words

A Michigan man will spend the next 21 years in jail and 10 more years on probation after being convicted of one of the...
Happening Now September 18, 2015

IRS: 390,000 MORE taxpayers hacked

Remember back in May when the IRS admitted that hundreds of thousands of taxpayers were hacked? The agency said that 225,000 people were targeted and 114,000...
Happening Now August 18, 2015

That crucial Android patch was a bust. Google releases a second one

Stagefright is the really serious Android bug that lets hackers take over your phone with a text message. It affects almost a billion phones,...
Happening Now August 14, 2015

'Cyberflashers' are streaking onto your iPhone

It's one of the most unwelcome, disturbing and infuriating sights in public. Flashers have been around for a long time, but it's easy to...
Happening Now August 13, 2015

You can buy a hacking drone that breaks into unsecured computers

We told you there would be much more scary news coming out of DefCon, and we were right. Now there's a new autonomous drone...
Happening Now August 11, 2015

A person with an ordinary laptop can hack an airport

You know all that expensive airport technology designed to keep us safe from terrorists and hijackers? It looks like our security needs its own...
Happening Now August 11, 2015

Tesla shows just how to respond to a car-hacking problem

When we found out that 1.4 million Fiat-Chrysler cars could be hijacked over the Internet, it took Chrysler days to put together a fix....
Happening Now August 8, 2015

Russia may have hacked the Pentagon's Joint Staff

Our government has been hacked. Again. And once again, it's at the highest level. The office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the...
Happening Now August 7, 2015