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Privacy & Security

Qkey offers a safer way to browse and shop online
Qkey offers a safer way to browse and shop online Protect Your Identity January 7, 2016
So much of what's popping up at CES 2016 is about security and you protecting yourself online. Qkey is a…
New phone app make it safer to walk home alone
New phone app make it safer to walk home alone Mobile & Electronics November 18, 2015
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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?'…
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…
Lyft, First National Bank want the right to robocall you
Lyft, First National Bank want the right to robocall you Protect Your Rights & Identity September 14, 2015
Here's yet another case of companies behaving badly. Two big companies have both announced new terms of service that raise…
Spotify’s new privacy policy collects personal data
Spotify’s new privacy policy collects personal data Protect Your Identity August 24, 2015
Spotify’snew privacy policy has been met with raised eyebrows from critics. After a recent app update, the music streaming service…
Two inventors develop new app to stop robocalls
Two inventors develop new app to stop robocalls Business & Entrepreneurs August 18, 2015
Ethan Garr and Bryan Moyles have won a competition hosted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that offered a large…
Most Android phones can be hacked with one simple text
Most Android phones can be hacked with one simple text Mobile & Electronics August 10, 2015
A flaw found in Android's software puts 95% of usersat risk of being hacked, according to a security research company.…
Cheap way to hire a private detective online
Cheap way to hire a private detective online Life August 5, 2015
If you're dating someone you met online, how can you be sure that person is really who they say they…
Chrysler recalls several Jeeps and other vehicles over hijack threat
Chrysler recalls several Jeeps and other vehicles over hijack threat Cars July 25, 2015
Chrysler announced Friday that it is recalling 1.4 million cars due to a security flaw that makes them vulnerable to…
Google wants to sequence your DNA on Ancestry.com
Google wants to sequence your DNA on Ancestry.com Health July 23, 2015
If you are worried about social media and websites having too much access to your digital information (ahem, Ashley Madison),…
Watch hackers remotely take control of a Jeep on the highway
Watch hackers remotely take control of a Jeep on the highway Cars July 21, 2015
Hackers claim they have developed software that can effectively take control of a Jeep Cherokee's dashboard, transmission, steering and even…
How to keep your digital footprint small and secure.
How to keep your digital footprint small and secure. Featured Video June 25, 2015
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Uber Plans to Track Users at All Times
Uber Plans to Track Users at All Times Cars June 24, 2015
If you use Uber, you might want to reconsider. Uber, the app that functions as a modern taxi service, wants…
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 tapinto all sorts of websites, including social media accounts,in orderto stealpeople's identity,…
Facebook Messenger Could Be Used to Spy On You
Facebook Messenger Could Be Used to Spy On You Home May 28, 2015
If you use Facebook messenger to chat with your friends (and millions of us do), you might want to hear…
Your Guide to Medical Breaches: Anthem, Premera, and CareFirst
Your Guide to Medical Breaches: Anthem, Premera, and CareFirst Protect Your Rights & Identity May 21, 2015
Medical records have become the hot new target of crooks looking to steal your identity. Some 1 in 4 adult…
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…
Credit freezes: Your biggest questions
Credit freezes: Your biggest questions Money & Credit April 16, 2015
At Clark's Consumer Action Center, some of ourmost frequent callsinvolvecredit freezes and credit thaws. CAC Director Lori Silverman answers your…
Free mobile security can thwart new breed of criminals
Free mobile security can thwart new breed of criminals Mobile & Electronics April 14, 2015
With more and more people on smartphones, criminals have switched their focus from breaching computers to breaching your phone. Here…
Google Chrome adds virus protection
Google Chrome adds virus protection Mobile & Electronics April 6, 2015
TRANSCRIPT: Google has gotten a lot of heat for not doing enough to protect you from the apps you might…
Social media apps can pierce your privacy
Social media apps can pierce your privacy Identity Theft March 10, 2015
If you use Instagram, know that what you do is not private. Not just what you might post on Instagram,…
Social media apps can pierce your privacy
Social media apps can pierce your privacy Mobile & Electronics March 9, 2015
Marketers have started keeping tabs on your spending habits by monitoring how you use certain social apps.
Visa, MasterCard Seek New Methods of Authentication
Visa, MasterCard Seek New Methods of Authentication Mobile & Electronics February 17, 2015
The future of credit card anti-fraud technology is here...and it looks a lot like something out of Minority Report! Credit…
Important: Protect against the Anthem breach
Important: Protect against the Anthem breach Mobile & Electronics February 12, 2015
The Anthem Breach The data breaches we've had in recent years have been so huge, and we get so many…
Your Smart TV Could Be Spying on You
Your Smart TV Could Be Spying on You Mobile & Electronics February 10, 2015
You've heard of the government spying on you and even businesses spying on you. But have you heard of your…
Drones Are Ready for Primetime
Drones Are Ready for Primetime Mobile & Electronics January 7, 2015
I had a close encounter with a drone yesterday. While shooting a TV segment at CES 2015, a drone pilot…
How to opt out of Super Cookie tracking
How to opt out of Super Cookie tracking Mobile & Electronics December 4, 2014
Verizon is tracking millions of their customers with new tech called a 'super cookie.' Here's what they're tracking and how…
How to wipe your phone clean before upgrading
How to wipe your phone clean before upgrading Mobile & Electronics November 10, 2014
Your personal information and private photos could end up in the wrong hands if you sell your smart phone and…
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