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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

Top 5 cyberthreats of 2018 and how to prepare for them

Security experts around the world agree: 2017 was a terrible year for cybercrimes. You may have been a victim of an unprecedented number of...
Tips January 2, 2018

New ransomware spreading fast - Demands BIG money!

Have an extra $500 to $1,000 lying around? For most of us, the answer is no. That's why you want to avoid this costly...
Happening Now May 14, 2017

Top Story: Massive fraud operation stealing $3.5 million a day!

Russian hackers are at it again! This time, they've set their sight on a scam that's generating millions of dollars per day. The scam...
Happening Now December 26, 2016

Yahoo fesses up to another data breach - 1 billion customer accounts exposed

I've warned you it was time to shut down your Yahoo account. If you haven't done it yet, you should! Yahoo has just fessed...
Happening Now December 15, 2016

Top 3 cybersecurity threats to watch out for in 2017

It's been a long year of cyberattacks, hacks and breaches dominating the news. But what are the trends looking like for next year? If...
Tips December 8, 2016

Online credit card fraud skyrocketing - Protect yourself with these steps

This is scary! Fraudsters don't need much to get your credit card information, and can even guess one of the key credentials needed to...
Happening Now December 5, 2016

Stop before you shop! Holiday scams skyrocketing

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? Cyberattacks are expected to jump through the roof this holiday season. You have...
Happening Now November 27, 2016

Don't fall for this Facebook 'Secret Sister' scam

The holidays make everyone want to give back, but have you ever stopped to ask who you're actually giving to? If you're tricked by...
Happening Now November 23, 2016

Check your inbox for this email right now and delete it

A new twist on an old scam is tricking people out of thousands of dollars, and the fake email behind it could be in...
Happening Now November 13, 2016

Warning! Some apps are malware in disguise

With more than 2 million apps available in the Apple App Store and Google Play, there are plenty to choose from. But not all...
Tips November 10, 2016

Fake ransomware plays nasty trick when you pay to get your files back

I've told you all about the risks of ransomware, but you've never seen it like this before. That's because this form of ransomware isn't...
Happening Now July 16, 2016

You won't believe how dumb this criminal was

Think about how much information a customer service rep has at his disposal. Whether it’s at a hotel, store or tax preparation service, there’s...
Happening Now June 14, 2016

Top Story: Hackers steal your money in a new way - protect yourself

Cybercriminals are clever when it comes to stealing your money. And their new method is even more shocking. Hint: It will ruin your fun.
Happening Now June 12, 2016

Top Story: New ATM skimmer threat spreading

A cyber gang has a new, scary way to steal your ATM card credentials and your money. Here's what you MUST do to stay...
Happening Now May 17, 2016

America's harsh warning to China: Stop hacking or else!

The U.S. government's harsh new warning to state-sponsored cybercriminals. Find out what it is, and why some hackers won't see the light of day...
Happening Now March 29, 2016

Watch out for automated Russian dating scams

If you are having a romantic online relationship, or you're thinking about it, you need to be aware of the potential dangers. A lot...
Happening Now January 10, 2016

Apple Pay could soon let you send money to friends and family

If you're worried about the security of your financial transactions, you only need to think back to Christmas 2013 to remember why. That's when...
Happening Now November 15, 2015
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