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Browse on your iPhone more safely with this free VPN
Browse on your iPhone more safely with this free VPN Mobile & Electronics June 30, 2016
Read more: 5 ways to stay safe when doing online banking Is using public Wi-Fi a security risk?
How to fix your Mac or iPhone after being infected with fake tech support popups
How to fix your Mac or iPhone after being infected with fake tech support popups Mobile & Electronics June 24, 2016
A new round of ransomware is freezing up Mac computers and iPhones in a criminal attempt to get you to…
3 things to do right now to protect your computers from malware
3 things to do right now to protect your computers from malware Mobile & Electronics June 24, 2016
Read more: Beat the ransomware that holds your phone hostage for money Technology | Protect Your Computer & Data Most…
Own an Acer computer? You might have been hacked
Own an Acer computer? You might have been hacked Buying Computers June 21, 2016
If you purchased something on computer manufacturer Acer’s website over the last year, your credit card information may have been stolen.…
10 free ways to keep your computer virus free
10 free ways to keep your computer virus free Mobile & Electronics June 16, 2016
Summer blockbuster season is here, but check out this warning first before you click around the web looking for trailers…
The lesson Facebook’s CEO just taught everyone about reusing passwords
The lesson Facebook’s CEO just taught everyone about reusing passwords Mobile & Electronics June 8, 2016
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg apparently didn’t read the warning about using different passwords to protect online accounts. Sources told The Wall Street…
Google and Bing searches make this move to protect you from scams
Google and Bing searches make this move to protect you from scams Scams & Rip-Offs June 8, 2016
Read more: Remedy for ads infiltrating your internet searches Making Internet Privacy Easy How to download your past Google searches
What happens to your online accounts after you die
What happens to your online accounts after you die Mobile & Electronics May 22, 2016
Unless you deactivate them, your social media accounts could outlive you. So what happens to them after you die? It…
Hackers steal millions of LinkedIn passwords: Here’s what you need to do
Hackers steal millions of LinkedIn passwords: Here’s what you need to do Protect Your Identity May 20, 2016
Quick, what was your LinkedIn password in 2012? OK, now think of every password you use for every service, and make…
Waze alert: Hackers could track you when using app
Waze alert: Hackers could track you when using app Protect Your Identity April 28, 2016
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — A vulnerability in a popular navigation app could let hackers track your driving, researchers say. Fusion reports…
If you can hack the Pentagon, the DOD would like to give you money
If you can hack the Pentagon, the DOD would like to give you money Home April 19, 2016
If you want to hack into secure government information, now is your chance.  Read more: 6 ways to learn how…
AT&T’s fraud detector app just blocked its 1 billionth scam call
AT&T’s fraud detector app just blocked its 1 billionth scam call Mobile & Electronics April 17, 2016
If you hate robocalls, AT&T's got your back with a free app designed to shut the spam calls down cold…
Verizon to pay $1.4M for storing and selling customers’ info without consent
Verizon to pay $1.4M for storing and selling customers’ info without consent Protect Your Identity March 24, 2016
Verizon Wireless has been collecting information about you without your consent. And now it has to pay up. Read more: Couple…
How to download your past Google searches
How to download your past Google searches Mobile & Electronics March 15, 2016
We spend a lot of time on the Internet. Wouldn't it be nice if you could see your entire Google…
Hackers successfully target Apple computers with ‘ransomware’ for first time
Hackers successfully target Apple computers with ‘ransomware’ for first time Scams & Rip-Offs March 8, 2016
Apple has been in the news a lot lately regarding security. The company is currently involved in a feud with…
IRS tool meant to protect identity theft victims may be vulnerable to identity thieves
IRS tool meant to protect identity theft victims may be vulnerable to identity thieves Protect Your Rights & Identity March 1, 2016
A new report from security website KrebsonSecurity warns consumers that a tool provided by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) -- that's meant to…
Kids safe online
Keep your kids safe online Mobile & Electronics February 11, 2016
As parents, it's our job to keep our kids safe in a digital world. Read on to find out how…
Safe technology to manage all your passwords
Safe technology to manage all your passwords Mobile & Electronics February 2, 2016
Read more: Are Password Clearinghouse Websites Safe? If your password is on this list, it's time to change it The…
Apple wouldn’t give this woman access to her dead husband’s devices
Apple wouldn’t give this woman access to her dead husband’s devices Mobile & Electronics January 19, 2016
British Columbia, Canada — Peggy Bush never would've imagined a password would cause her so much grief after the death…
Beware of this chip credit card scam!
Beware of this chip credit card scam! Scams & Rip-Offs January 14, 2016
October 1, 2015, was the deadline for retailers and credit card issuers to switch over to using the new EMV credit…
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…
Avoid these common Facebook scams
Avoid these common Facebook scams Scams & Rip-Offs January 6, 2016
Read more: Warning: 5 Facebook scams to look out for! Warning: Beware of these three Facebook scams!
Beware of the one ring scam on your phone
Beware of the one ring scam on your phone Scams & Rip-Offs January 1, 2016
That missed call on your cellphone could cost you $30…but maybe not in the way you think. One of my…
Top 10 scams of 2015 and how to protect yourself from them
Top 10 scams of 2015 and how to protect yourself from them Scams & Rip-Offs December 30, 2015
According to the Better Business Bureau, here are the top 10 scams of 2015: Tax Scams (IRS and CRA) Debt…
If you use the Target app, your information could be compromised
If you use the Target app, your information could be compromised Mobile & Electronics December 16, 2015
It’s only been two years since the Target data breach that affected more than 100 million people. Now, the company…
6 things you need to know about the VTech hack
6 things you need to know about the VTech hack Protect Your Identity December 2, 2015
Many adults are wary that their electronic services, credit cards and other personal information could get leaked or stolen by…
Smartphone users fall victim to ransomware
Smartphone users fall victim to ransomware Mobile & Electronics December 1, 2015
The Better Business Bureau has put out another warning about ransomware.  Normally, when tech users think of viruses, they think…
Look out for these scams on Facebook
Look out for these scams on Facebook Protect Your Rights & Identity November 24, 2015
Read more: Warning: 5 Facebook scams to look out for! Publix coupon scam hits Facebook Aldi coupon scam hits Facebook…
Amazon now allows two-factor authentication on your account
Amazon now allows two-factor authentication on your account Protect Your Identity November 20, 2015
When you're shopping online this holiday season, there's an extra step you can take to ensure that your info stored…
Data breach in Georgia could affect 6 million voters
Data breach in Georgia could affect 6 million voters Protect Your Identity November 19, 2015
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp acknowledged Wednesday that his office last month illegally disclosed the Social Security numbers and…
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