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Privacy Alert! Verizon is going to tell people where you are

If you value your privacy, this is alarming. Verizon is about to tell some advertisers where you are. It's one more reason the FCC's...
Happening Now March 30, 2016

Tell the kids this important security alert about the app they use the most

If you're not using Snapchat, someone you know is. Odds are, if you have kids or grandchildren in their teens or 20s, they're using...
Happening Now February 1, 2016

Microsoft's Edge browser's InPrivate mode is still tracking you

It's getting harder and harder to like Microsoft. For starters, its new operating system Windows 10 collects a lot of your personal information, and...
Happening Now February 1, 2016

Guess who gets scammed more than anyone

Most of us probably received a lecture about humility at one point or another. Maybe it came from your mother or father. Maybe it...
Happening Now November 29, 2015

Don't take that viral Facebook quiz

Updated 11/25 with new clarifications from Vonvon and instructions to disable the quiz app. We know it's tempting. You've seen that quiz going around that...
Happening Now November 24, 2015

You could be accidentally selling your private data on eBay

Your personal data is increasingly at risk in today's digital world. We told you earlier this week how your airline boarding pass can reveal...
Happening Now October 9, 2015

This is exactly what Apple is doing with your private data

If you have ever wondered how Apple is using your private information, you're not alone. While Google and others have long shared their privacy...
Happening Now October 1, 2015

Ashley Madison's CEO may have tried to hack a competitor

Just when you thought the Ashley Madison soap opera couldn't get soapier, there's another twist in the ongoing hack. Now, the site for married...
Happening Now August 25, 2015

Meet the NSA's best friend in spying on your Internet traffic

Your personal information has been secretly tapped for the National Security Agency by telecommunications companies for years. In fact, countless billions of emails and...
Happening Now August 17, 2015

'Act and kill': ISIS just released 1,400 Americans' private info online

The terrorist group ISIS can now add cyberattacker to its list of aspirations. The group's Islamic State Hacking Division has released private records of...
Happening Now August 13, 2015