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Dating apps expose millions of sensitive records

If you're using or planning to use a dating app, think again. The security of your personal information could be compromised. A non-password protected...
Happening Now May 31, 2019

Facebook helps advertisers target you based on your credit score

Facebook’s at it again. Now you have to be careful about what you share on Facebook because it could let advertisers guess your credit...
Happening Now May 29, 2019

How much of your Facebook profile can be seen by strangers? This popular feature is back

Let’s hope security is better this time around. Facebook has brought back most of a popular feature that was the target of a massive...
Happening Now May 17, 2019

Facebook (finally) blocks quizzes that mine your personal info

What's your spirit animal? Which soda flavor defines you? Those silly Facebook quizzes have been putting your personal data at risk for years. We've...
Happening Now April 30, 2019

Data breach exposes hundreds of thousands of patient records

If you just finished checking to make sure your data was still safe after the most recent breach, it's time to check again. This...
Happening Now March 22, 2019

Thousands of sensitive medical records exposed

Our private medical records are some of the most important and personal information out there. Companies who handle this data are required by law...
Happening Now March 19, 2019

Watch out for 'ghost' tax return preparers

No one gets out of doing taxes - it's just a fact of life. Well, criminals know this fact as well, and as we...
Happening Now February 27, 2019

More apps are sending your personal data to Facebook without your permission

A study has exposed apps in Apple's iOS App Store that are automatically sending information about their users to Facebook, even if you aren't...
Happening Now February 26, 2019

Marriott tool checks to see if your info was hacked. Should you use it?

You might remember that the large hotel chain Marriott recently had a little issue when it comes to their customers' privacy. Back in November,...
Happening Now February 19, 2019

Manage your online safety on hundreds of sites by getting rid of old accounts

It now seems that wherever you go online, the site requires you to create a unique account. This can leave you with so many...
Cool Sites January 23, 2019
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