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8 bad online habits that expose you to viruses

Staying safe online is nearly impossible with all the cybercriminals lurking out there. They are always on the attack. The last thing you want...
Tips September 19, 2019

New malware records users visiting adult websites

Sextortion is a known problem that has only grown more difficult to contain. Now, a new breed of trojan is taking bolder steps to...
Happening Now August 12, 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

Urgent message from the CEO? How to tell fake from real

When employees of Kim Komando started getting urgent messages from CEO Barry Young (and Kim's husband) that said, "I need you for an urgent...
Happening Now April 27, 2019

How to reduce security risks facing small businesses

When it comes to starting and running a successful small business, it all comes down to the minute details. Making sure you protect the...
Small Business March 7, 2019

America's infrastructure is under attack by Russian hackers

Two things that have been in the news a lot lately are Russian hacking and American infrastructure. But those two stories are starting to...
Happening Now December 1, 2018

Kim's Opinion: Cybersecurity and why we're our own worst enemy

When it comes to our personal safety with all our digital devices, most of us are our own worst enemy. Despite all the warnings, America is a...
Columns September 10, 2018

Clever banking scam is spreading right now

A phishing campaign has sent fake emails to 2,700 bank domains, with some of the biggest like Bank of America and Citibank being targeted....
Happening Now August 17, 2018

Police dog sniffs out hidden USB of high school hacker

We are used to stories about the heroism of police dogs. Whether they are helping police arrest a criminal or sniffing out drugs and...
Happening Now May 16, 2018

Cybercriminals love when you run this program. Update it Now!

Chances are if you use a computer, Adobe Flash is a part of it. It's the type of program you pay little attention to...
Happening Now April 13, 2018
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