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Hello Barbie: Is the Internet-connected doll every parent’s worst nightmare?
Hello Barbie: Is the Internet-connected doll every parent’s worst nightmare? Home November 17, 2015
Barbie is back -- but she isn't the same old doll children have been playing with for generations (and maybe we…
New ‘Scam Tracker’ tool can help you avoid being scammed
New ‘Scam Tracker’ tool can help you avoid being scammed Scams & Rip-Offs November 12, 2015
As scammers become more sophisticated and continue to infiltrate more areas of American life, the Better Business Bureau is helping…
New Android malware can cause serious problems
New Android malware can cause serious problems Mobile & Electronics November 9, 2015
Androids are under attack from a new, sophisticated form of malware that can be devastating to effected devices, Lookout reports.…
Beware of cram charges on your cellphone bill
Beware of cram charges on your cellphone bill Scams & Rip-Offs November 4, 2015
There could be a scam lurking in your cell phone bill that's ugly yet so preventable. As more and more…
Facebook will now alert you if a government hacks your account
Facebook will now alert you if a government hacks your account Protect Your Rights & Identity October 20, 2015
Facebook is sending users a reassuring message: If you are targeted by state-sponsored hackers going after your personal information on Facebook,…
Apple banned these iPhone apps following a security breach
Apple banned these iPhone apps following a security breach Mobile & Electronics October 20, 2015
Apple has removed nearly 300 apps from the iTunes store because they secretly gathered personal information from users. The apps…
Why sharing information is critical in case of an emergency
Why sharing information is critical in case of an emergency Protect Your Rights & Identity October 19, 2015
In the case of an emergency, does your spouse or other close relative or friend have access to your important account information?…
Scary new cell phone SIM swap scam
Scary new cell phone SIM swap scam Scams & Rip-Offs October 15, 2015
The SIM card in your cell phone is what stores all of your personal information. And scammers are finding a…
Easy way to know if your account has been compromised
Easy way to know if your account has been compromised Protect Your Rights & Identity October 9, 2015
With all the endless news of data breaches these days, it's easy to wonder, 'Has my e-mail address been stolen?'…
Hackers steal personal information from 15 million T-Mobile customers
Hackers steal personal information from 15 million T-Mobile customers Protect Your Identity October 2, 2015
If you have ever signed up for T-Mobile's cell phone service, you will want to take a look at your…
5 ways to keep your financial information safer from hackers
5 ways to keep your financial information safer from hackers Money & Credit September 27, 2015
Hey, do you mind if I try to guess one of your passwords? No? Okay, how about “123456″ or “password”?…
Warning: Don’t fall for these Facebook ‘dislike’ button scams!
Warning: Don’t fall for these Facebook ‘dislike’ button scams! Scams & Rip-Offs September 24, 2015
As you have probably heard, Facebook announced that some form of a 'dislike' button, or alternative to the like button,…
Is using public Wi-Fi a security risk?
Is using public Wi-Fi a security risk? Protect Your Identity September 18, 2015
Here’s a question: Is using public Wi-Fi a security risk? Using a public source of wireless Internet can compromise your…
Fake package tracking notification could be malware
Fake package tracking notification could be malware Mobile & Electronics September 17, 2015
An ugly email virus scam masquerading as a delivery notice could foul up your finances this Christmas season. Now's a…
Beat the ransomware that holds your phone hostage for $500!
Beat the ransomware that holds your phone hostage for $500! Scams & Rip-Offs September 9, 2015
Android smartphones are the target of an ugly fast moving scam working its way around the country that could cost…
7 ways college students can avoid identity theft
7 ways college students can avoid identity theft Money & Credit September 3, 2015
You know what they say: College is the best time of your life! But what many young people don't realize…
Some popular baby monitors vulnerable to hackers
Some popular baby monitors vulnerable to hackers Home September 2, 2015
A new report from a cybersecurity firm says that several popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack security to prevent hacking. Read…
Make your baby monitor hack-proof
Make your baby monitor hack-proof Mobile & Electronics September 2, 2015
Baby monitors are cheap to buy, but are you compromising your family's privacy when you buy one? The new breed…
Hackers steal account info from 225,000 iPhone owners
Hackers steal account info from 225,000 iPhone owners Protect Your Identity September 1, 2015
Hackers have stolen account information from 225,000 iPhone owners, in what's being called 'the largest known Apple account theft caused…
Phone scams make a comeback
Phone scams make a comeback Scams & Rip-Offs August 27, 2015
Do you know what caller ID spoofing is? It's a big problem with fraud rings. It's where the phone rings…
Data breach exposes credit info of Web.com customers
Data breach exposes credit info of Web.com customers Protect Your Identity August 19, 2015
Jacksonville, Fla. — Credit card information of more than 90,000 Web.com customers may be compromised in the latest cyber attack.…
There’s a new Firefox vulnerability, but you can fix it
There’s a new Firefox vulnerability, but you can fix it Browsers August 7, 2015
A day before news broke that Russian hackers were able to access part of the Joint Chief's email at the…
Looking for love on Tinder? BBB warns: Watch out!
Looking for love on Tinder? BBB warns: Watch out! Protect Your Identity August 6, 2015
The local Better Business Bureau is warning people looking for love on Tinder to watch out for scam artists. As…
5 ways working on your phone could jeopardize your whole company
5 ways working on your phone could jeopardize your whole company Employment Trends & Job Market July 22, 2015
With the rise of smartphones and tablets, IT managers have a new reality to face, and possibly fear: 'Bring Your…
Hackers stole data from a website that helps married people cheat
Hackers stole data from a website that helps married people cheat Protect Your Rights & Identity July 20, 2015
Apparently you shouldn't trust the website that targets people you shouldn't trust. 'Life is short. Have an affair.' That's the…
Free and cheap tools to safely store all your passwords in one place
Free and cheap tools to safely store all your passwords in one place Protect Your Rights & Identity June 16, 2015
Criminals are finding more and more ways to tap into all sorts of websites, including social media accounts, in order to steal people's identity,…
Is Your Lenovo Laptop Infected With Superfish?
Is Your Lenovo Laptop Infected With Superfish? Mobile & Electronics May 21, 2015
Have a Lenovo laptop that you think is infected with the so-called 'Superfish' software? Follow these steps to get rid…
Microsoft Tool’s Permissions Rile Up the Natives
Microsoft Tool’s Permissions Rile Up the Natives Mobile & Electronics May 4, 2015
Are you reading the terms and conditions of the free services you use on the Internet? If not, you could…
How To Opt Out of Verizon’s Super Cookie Tracking
How To Opt Out of Verizon’s Super Cookie Tracking Mobile & Electronics April 17, 2015
Verizon has finally relented on its most invasive customer spying measure to date and now allows you to opt of…
Making Internet Privacy Easy
Making Internet Privacy Easy Mobile & Electronics April 17, 2015
Are you concerned with all the discussion about online tracking by the government and private industry? There are some simple…
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