Other stories about personal data

Number skyrockets to 100 million accounts exposed in recent data breach

A popular e-invitation company reported a data breach in which hackers grabbed user information and sold it on the Dark Web. The company admitted...
Happening Now July 17, 2019

Don't fall for these Amazon Prime Day phishing scams

Amazon Prime Day can be pretty exciting with all the deep discounts being offered. But while you're caught up in the haste and generally...
Happening Now July 15, 2019

Check your apps! Malicious mobile game caught stealing sensitive data

It's no secret that Google has had a history of problems when it comes to vetting apps that make their way into the Play...
Happening Now July 1, 2019

Find out what Apple knows about you

You already know that your online activity is constantly being tracked. Online shopping, completing surveys, and participating in social media are all ways companies...
Happening Now June 24, 2019

Kim got hit by this recent data breach, and maybe you did too!

If it can happen to the Digital Goddess, it can happen to you. We're talking about being involved in a data breach. Kim just...
Happening Now May 8, 2019

FEMA exposes millions of disaster survivors' data in 'major privacy incident'

It's safe to say that data breaches, whether accidental or deliberate, are out of control. The problem is getting so bad that the government...
Happening Now March 25, 2019

'Smart' coolers at Walgreens are watching you

Targeted advertising is becoming more prevalent and noticeable within our society. We see it all the time online and on social media, but what...
Happening Now February 12, 2019

Check your hidden mobile profile with a simple text

Robocalls are becoming more than just a nuisance. It seems like they call day and night incessantly. But, do these bots actually know who...
Happening Now December 15, 2018

Risky catch to Verizon's new freebie program

Verizon is really pushing its new rewards program, Verizon Up, which offers customers free concert tickets, movie tickets and more. However, there is a...
Happening Now September 6, 2017