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Recall alert: Kroger bottled water for babies at risk for mold
Recall alert: Kroger bottled water for babies at risk for mold Recalls December 5, 2017
If you've recently purchased pediatric bottled water from Kroger or one of its affiliates, you may want to check it. Kroger…
Recall alert: Toys R Us craft kits may pose mold hazard
Recall alert: Toys R Us craft kits may pose mold hazard Recalls November 30, 2017
Toys R Us is recalling its "Totally Me!" Clay Craft Kits because of the risk of mold exposure, the Consumer Product…
Here’s the most disturbing thing about the Uber hack
Here’s the most disturbing thing about the Uber hack Identity Theft November 22, 2017
Ride-sharing service Uber is being maligned again after the company announced Tuesday that it suffered a massive cybersecurity breach last…
Reports: Uber paid hackers to keep data breach affecting 57 million customers quiet
Reports: Uber paid hackers to keep data breach affecting 57 million customers quiet Computer Scams & ID Theft November 21, 2017
Uber reportedly paid hackers $100,000 to remove the data of 57 million customers they stole in a massive 2016 data breach, according…
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13 Dos and Don’ts for protecting your identity during the holidays Mobile & Electronics November 20, 2017
Nearly four million travelers are expected to take to the skies for Thanksgiving travel this week. In addition, another nearly…
Security flaw found in Amazon Key, researchers say
Security flaw found in Amazon Key, researchers say Privacy & Security November 17, 2017
Cybersecurity researchers said that they have found a key vulnerability in one of Amazon’s most prominent new services. The company…
How hackers say they’ve outsmarted iPhone X’s Face ID
How hackers say they’ve outsmarted iPhone X’s Face ID Mobile & Electronics November 16, 2017
Apple's new iPhone X has been hailed as the greatest — and at a starting price of $999, the most…
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Recall Alert: More than 40,000 OshKosh Baby jackets pose choking risk Recalls November 9, 2017
Be careful when you're bundling up baby this winter. OshKosh Baby B'gosh has announced the recall of 38,000 quilted jackets.…
Fire risk prompts BMW recall of more than 1 million vehicles
Fire risk prompts BMW recall of more than 1 million vehicles Auto Recalls November 6, 2017
BMW is recalling more than a million vehicles in two recalls covering a number of models built over a six-year period, according to…
Kidde fire extinguisher recall
Warning: 38 million fire extinguishers recalled after 500 complaints — and one death Recalls November 2, 2017
Kidde has announced a massive recall of 37.8 million fire extinguishers because they can catastrophically fail during use, something that…
How to reduce, or even erase, your digital footprint
How to reduce, or even erase, your digital footprint Mobile & Electronics October 31, 2017
There's a new victim of identity fraud every two seconds, according to a study by Javelin Strategy & Research. And of course…
Fisher-Price recalling 65,000 infant motion seats
Fisher-Price recalling 65,000 infant motion seats Recalls October 25, 2017
Fisher-Price is recalling about 65,000 Soothing Motions Seats in the U.S. and Canada for a potential fire hazard. The recall…
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Don’t fall victim to this fake ransom scam Scams & Rip-Offs October 24, 2017
Criminals are using technology to scam people out of their money via virtual kidnappings, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warns.…
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600,000+ Bosch and Thermador dishwashers now under recall Recalls October 23, 2017
For the second year in a row, we're getting major recall news involving home appliances that could catch on fire…
Vegetables sold at Aldi, Walmart, Trader Joe’s recalled over listeria fears
Vegetables sold at Aldi, Walmart, Trader Joe’s recalled over listeria fears Recalls October 23, 2017
Packaged vegetable products sold at Walmart, Aldi, Trader Joe’s, Target and other major retailers in the U.S. and Canada are…
Scam alert: Fake email from your bank could rob you blind
Scam alert: Fake email from your bank could rob you blind Mobile & Electronics October 22, 2017
A new email purporting to be from Bank of America claims that your online ID is about to be terminated…
Waggy plush wind-up musical toys
Recall Alert: Nearly 600K plush musical wind-up toys sold at Target, Walmart, Carter’s Recalls October 20, 2017
Did you buy any plush wind-up musical toys for toddlers earlier this year or in 2016? If so, we've got…
Recall alert: More than 500,000 car seats pose injury risk
Recall alert: More than 500,000 car seats pose injury risk Recalls October 16, 2017
More than 500,000 children’s car seats made by a Seattle-based company have been recalled due to a risk that they…
Recalled outlet converter
Recall Alert: $5 outlet converters sold at Home Depot may catch fire Recalls October 13, 2017
Here we are on the cusp of the holiday season, which means a lot Americans will start stringing Christmas lights…
How to stop hackers from spying on you through a laptop webcam
How to stop hackers from spying on you through a laptop webcam Privacy & Security October 12, 2017
What do Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and former FBI director James Comey have in common? They both cover up their…
Recall alert: Toys R Us recalls nearly 30,000 toys over choking hazard
Recall alert: Toys R Us recalls nearly 30,000 toys over choking hazard Recalls October 10, 2017
Bruin Infant Wiggle Balls are being recalled at both Toys R Us and Babies R Us across all U.S. and…
Know your rights with debt collectors
Know your rights with debt collectors Protect Your Rights & Identity October 10, 2017
The phone rings for the 1,000th time and it's a debt collector again. Do you have any rights? What are…
Recall alert: Whole Foods cereal with undeclared peanuts
Recall alert: Whole Foods cereal with undeclared peanuts Recalls October 9, 2017
Whole Foods Market has issued a nationwide recall on a cereal that contained undeclared peanuts. 365 Everyday Value Organic Raisin…
Why you should change all of your security question answers right now
Why you should change all of your security question answers right now Protect Your Rights & Identity October 6, 2017
Identity theft is on the minds of many Americans after hackers obtained the personal information of more than 145 million…
Recall alert: Ground turkey sold at Publix and Aldi may contain metal shavings
Recall alert: Ground turkey sold at Publix and Aldi may contain metal shavings Recalls October 3, 2017
If you shop for groceries at Aldi, Publix or Weis, you might want to check your refrigerator! Prestage Foods Inc.…
Recall: Playtex plates and bowls. Image credit: Consumer Product Safety Commission
Playtex recalls 3.6 million children’s plates and bowls over choking hazard Recalls October 3, 2017
Playtex has issued a recall on some of its children's plates and bowls, citing them as a choking hazard, the…
7 things credit card issuers don’t want you to know
7 things credit card issuers don’t want you to know Money & Credit September 28, 2017
I’m not one of those people who thinks that credit card companies are inherently evil. Credit card companies are businesses…
Sonic data breach
Report: Sonic hit with data breach, millions of customers possibly affected Identity Theft September 27, 2017
Fast-food chain Sonic Drive-In may have been the victim of a massive data breach affecting millions of customers, according to…
Mazda recalling more than 60,000 Mazda 6 sedans over wiring problem
Mazda recalling more than 60,000 Mazda 6 sedans over wiring problem Auto Recalls September 26, 2017
Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 Mazda 6 sedans over a faulty wiring problem that can cause a loss of power…
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