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Find a hidden GPS tracker on your car

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Pro Tip: Do an Nmap scan to find hidden cameras in an Airbnb or rental property

If you're a frequent traveler, you probably have plenty of experience staying at hotels and Airbnbs. That's why you need to know about a...
Tips April 13, 2019

Alexa IS listening to your conversations

Many people have welcomed Amazon's Alexa system into their homes without so much as a second thought. The device provides instant web services by...
Happening Now April 11, 2019

How to tell if someone is snooping on your PC or Mac

Think about all of the personal information stored on your computer. You may have all your personal data saved and password protected, but how...
Tips April 5, 2019

Vacation rental properties may have a creepy hidden cam problem

Imagine you're lying in bed at a vacation rental property. Directly above the bed, you see a smoke detector that looks a little suspicious....
Happening Now April 2, 2019

Frightening webcam email looks too real to be a hacker scam

Cybercriminals are constantly coming up with new ways to scam people. Some take things as far as using blackmail and scare tactics to trick...
Happening Now March 14, 2019

App stalkers, GPS apocalypse, robocall defenses, 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 February 23, 2019

If you own this smart TV, you are owed a chunk of settlement cash

It's always good when you can get some free cash. Well, if you were lucky (or unlucky) enough to have purchased this smart TV,...
Happening Now February 16, 2019

How to stop your smart TV from spying on you

Don't look now, but you won't believe how your smart TV is not just gobbling up your viewing data, but may also be gathering...
Tips February 16, 2019

Check now to see if your webcam is being hacked

If you are using a laptop, chances are you have a tiny webcam built into it just above the screen. Well, hackers are extremely...
Tips January 30, 2019