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Your Android phone has pop-ups! Is it infected?

You’re browsing the internet on your Android phone. You’re probably using the Chrome app. Everything seems normal until a pop-up invades your screen. Maybe...
Tips November 6, 2018

Chrome support scam could seriously cost you big time

We all understand that ads are necessary. They help pay the bills and keep us from having to pay for access to certain websites....
Happening Now February 8, 2018

Malware secretly infecting phones through malicious ads

Most "malvertising" viruses simply bombard your device with annoying ads. But this infection is much worse! Fake ads are showing up around the web...
Happening Now June 9, 2017

Watch out! Malicious ads in Google search leading to costly scam

Google has taken down more than 1.7 billion fake ads, but it's missed one of the biggest scams out there. This ad looks legitimate,...
Happening Now June 6, 2017

Malware ads sneaking through popular music streaming service

Streaming free music is convenient, even when you have to listen to the occasional ad in between songs. But be careful! Ads on this...
Happening Now October 9, 2016

Top Story: Millions of computers infected by long-running scam

There is another scary malware scam that has been spreading for months. Millions of computers have been infected by a scheme that went undetected....
Happening Now July 30, 2016

Data breach: 179,000 accounts exposed in nude-celebrity photo scandal

You heard about the nude celebrity photo leak. What you might not realize is that it's impacting your online security in ways you never...
Happening Now April 18, 2016

Malware hidden in porn sites

There are a lot of reasons why porn sites are not a place anyone should visit, but if you needed another reason you can...
Happening Now December 6, 2015

The FBI has some extremely frustrating advice for ransomware victims

If you ever worry about how sophisticated cybercriminals are getting, you're not alone. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is worried about hackers, too. With...
Happening Now October 30, 2015

Beware of dangerous malware ads on The Daily Mail

Do you read the website of the British newspaper The Daily Mail? Some 156 million people worldwide do every month. But recent visitors to...
Happening Now October 14, 2015
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