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Avoid a new phone scam from Africa

What's the first thing that comes to mind when the phone rings in the middle of the night? Most likely you think something horrible...
Happening Now May 2, 2019

Urgent message from the CEO? How to tell fake from real

When employees of Kim Komando started getting urgent messages from CEO Barry Young (and Kim's husband) that said, "I need you for an urgent...
Happening Now April 27, 2019

Watch out for fake bank sites

Fraudulent online-only banks are on the rise. Their websites look reputable, but they’re only out there to steal your money. Luckily, we have tips...
Happening Now April 24, 2019

Watch out for Notre Dame donation scams

As donations pour in to support the rebuilding of Notre Dame in Paris ... with the good comes the bad. Just like any other...
Happening Now April 23, 2019

Ex-director of FBI, CIA takes on a phone scammer

Robocalls and phone scammers are getting worse. Most are merely annoying but some can be terrifying, like the scammer who threatened to kill Lynda...
Happening Now April 14, 2019

Cyberwar, discount cables, aggressive email filters and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting...
Columns March 23, 2019

Watch out for these clever tax scams

In just a few weeks, tax season will be over. We'll all be able to take a communal sigh of relief that we made...
Columns March 23, 2019

New twist on ransomware could cost you big time

Ransomware is one of cybercriminals' favorite tools. They are able to send out thousands or millions of malicious emails at once that can infect...
Happening Now March 21, 2019

Warning! Watch out for these email subject lines ... they could be phishing attacks

Years ago, when we started telling you about phishing scams, they were at least relatively easy to spot. Criminals had terrible grammar and their...
Happening Now March 20, 2019

How to block spoofed calls on your iPhone

With the amount of spam and spoof calls going around right now, it can feel like we get more calls from robots than from...
Apps March 9, 2019
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