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Warning of new malware attacks against power grids

Malware may be life threatening. While you've heard that malware can spread through computer systems to steal your money and ID, hackers are getting...
Happening Now June 18, 2017

3 ways hackers hide malware on Facebook

Hackers have a brand new way of infecting your computer with malware. You won't believe these three super-easy ways you can get lured into...
Tips June 14, 2017

Warning! Cybercriminals can infect your gadgets with malware without clicking on the link

You probably know by now that phishing attacks are among cybercriminals’ favorite tools. Typically, for these scams to work, the victim needs to either...
Happening Now June 12, 2017

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

250 million Windows PCs infected by malware wave spreading now

A new form of malware is spreading rapidly and has already infected more than 250 million PCs! There's a huge mistake people are making...
Happening Now June 5, 2017

Massive data breach hits popular national retailer

Another company has just fessed up to a security breach that left customers' credit card details exposed. This retailer has locations all over the...
Happening Now June 3, 2017

Warning of new malware attacks against power grids

Malware may be life threatening. While you've heard that malware can spread through computer systems to steal your money and ID, hackers are getting...
Preparedness June 2, 2017

36 million phones infected by stealthy malware

Nearly 50 malicious apps have been hiding in the app store for over a year, and were only just recently discovered. That means millions...
Happening Now May 30, 2017

Cyberattack: Hackers can gain control of your PC using subtitles

Before you sit down for another family movie night, watch out! A new scheme has been discovered that allows hackers to take control of...
Happening Now May 23, 2017

Another cyberattack spreading and it's worse than WannaCry

Has your computer been running slower than usual? That's not a good sign! Your device could be infected by a new variant of WannaCry...
Happening Now May 18, 2017

Retail giant hit by year-long credit card data breach

Have you bought clothing from this major retailer? If you've shopped there within the last year, there's a strong chance your credit card details...
Happening Now May 17, 2017

Have one of these smartphones? Your bank details, passwords and photos could be stolen

A whopping 45 percent of people who own this type of smartphone are susceptible to hacks! A bug has been found that allows criminals...
Happening Now May 10, 2017

Malware-carrying flash drives shipped to unsuspecting customers

When you open the packaging of a new flash drive, you expect it to be safe. However, customers who received this particular drive are...
Happening Now May 2, 2017

Alarming phishing scam spreading malware to Macs

After years of being relatively safe, now Apple users need to be on their guard more than ever. A new wave of phishing attacks...
Happening Now May 1, 2017

Malicious apps infecting millions of smartphones and tablets!

This is scary! Over 50 malicious apps have been found in the app store, and they're infecting millions of devices. Is one of these...
Happening Now April 26, 2017

Popular antivirus program mistakenly IDs Windows as a threat, chaos follows

Your anti-virus software has one job: Protect your computer against malware. But one overzealous anti-virus program is improperly flagging Windows files and safe websites...
Happening Now April 25, 2017

Whatever you do, don't open these email attachments - They're hiding ransomware!

One of the scariest forms of ransomware has resurfaced in a scary new spam email campaign. Right now, there could be emails in your...
Happening Now April 24, 2017

Thousands of hotels hit by massive credit card breach - Was your data stolen?

If you've stayed at a hotel within the last eight months, there's a good chance your credit card information has been stolen. Financial systems...
Happening Now April 20, 2017

Trojans, malware and hacking techniques linked to CIA tools

The CIA is under fire again for its spying practices. Leaked details of "Longhorn," the CIA's advanced malware, expose the types of hacks the...
Happening Now April 12, 2017