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Warning! Hackers will try to exploit Spectre and Meltdown chip bugs

Have you been paying attention to the recently discovered flaws in computer chips? I'm talking about the security issues dubbed Meltdown and Spectre. If...
Happening Now January 8, 2018

Password glitch on MacOS gives anyone access to your Mac

We always advise you to keep your gadgets up to date with the latest software updates for security purposes. But if you're a Mac...
Happening Now November 28, 2017

Equifax suffers ANOTHER security breach

It's only been a short time since we found out Equifax exposed over 145 million Americans' critical data. Unfortunately, those of us who were...
Happening Now October 29, 2017

Massive flaw in Wi-fi protection lets cyber criminals spy on your every move

Wi-Fi is so essential to our everyday life that we can't think of being without it. Just image all the devices you use Wi-Fi...
Happening Now October 16, 2017

Privacy and security flaws in devices that track your location

GPS helps us find things that are lost, such as where we parked our car, dropped our keys or left our cellphone. But when...
Happening Now October 26, 2016

Your online accounts aren't as secure as you think

Are you using two-factor authentication to protect your personal information? The U.S. government says this security feature is not safe and should be avoided....
Happening Now August 1, 2016

Top Story: This Adobe security hole doesn't have an easy fix - here's what to do

Adobe Flash is back in the news for a security flaw, but you can't just update it to solve this one. Find out how...
Happening Now April 22, 2016

Security Alert: Core Windows feature gives hackers a way into your computer

A security researcher has found a sneaky way around most of Windows' built-in security safeguards against malicious attacks. Find out what that means for...
Happening Now April 22, 2016

You must delete this one program from your computer right now

Windows alert: The Department of Homeland Security and Apple want you to immediately delete this popular video player. Find out what changed and why...
Happening Now April 15, 2016

This one security program has serious unfixed bugs

When you get a new computer, the first thing you should do is install security software. Without some kind of protection, your computer will...
Happening Now February 3, 2016

Intel's driver software has a serious security bug

We regularly tell you that one critical way to avoid a lot of online attacks is to keep your software updated. Security researchers are continually...
Happening Now January 21, 2016

Severe Linux flaw hits millions of Android gadgets too

Researchers at security firm Perception Point have uncovered a flaw in Linux that leaves "tens of millions" of computers around the world vulnerable to...
Happening Now January 20, 2016

EBay security flaw threatened millions

If you're an Internet user with email, you've probably been on the receiving end of phishing attacks. These are fake emails that try to...
Happening Now January 12, 2016

Linux can be hacked by pressing Backspace 28 times

Linux is something of an oddity. It's a free, highly secure operating system that runs everything from the computers that are the backbone of the...
Happening Now December 17, 2015

Top Story: 6.1 million connected devices have a serious security flaw

There are always going to be security flaws in our electronics. No programmer can think of every type of attack, and hackers are devious...
Happening Now December 4, 2015

Major security flaw in Seagate hard drives

If you own an external hard drive, it may have a serious security flaw that hackers can easily exploit. We'll tell you how to...
Happening Now September 8, 2015

Your calls and GPS location can be hijacked thanks to a critical system flaw

This time, the serious security flaw isn't in your phone's operating system, it's in the very system our phones use to communicate with each...
Happening Now August 17, 2015

The 'OwnStar' hack can now hit BMW, Chrysler and more

Do you remember the "OwnStar" hack? A security researcher revealed how almost any GM car with the OnStar system could be remotely hijacked. It's...
Happening Now August 13, 2015

Major airline hit by major data breach

Another day, another hack of U.S. companies from an outside government. At least that's what it's beginning to feel like. Today's news comes from...
Happening Now August 10, 2015

Test your phone for the Stagefright security flaw

For about 950 million Android phone and tablet users, the Stagefright bug is a very real danger that puts your privacy and security at...
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