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Ransomware: Holding Your Computer Hostage for Money

The worst ransomware to date is freezing up computers until consumers pay scammers hundreds of dollars to supposedly implement a fix. Beware of this ransomware virus Crypto-Locker is apparently making the rounds and encrypting all the files on your computer hostage until you pay criminals $300 for them to unlock ...

 

How To Opt Out of Verizon's Super Cookie Tracking

Verizon has finally relented on its most invasive customer spying measure to date and now allows you to opt of the dreaded supercookie. The company has been pushing its supercookies on users to track everything you ever do on a phone -- every email, every page you visit, everything you ...

Banks use smartphones to foil ATM skimmers

Banks use smartphones to foil ATM skimmers

Taking money out at an ATM can easily put you at risk for criminals to steal your money. How banks are trying to stop them.

How to avoid or fix an Android virus

How to avoid or fix an Android virus

A nasty virus is taking Android phones hostage and demanding a ransom from the user. How to prevent getting it...or fix it if you're already infected.

These laptops could be infected with spyware

These laptops could be infected with spyware

If you have a laptop, you could have someone watching your every move online. Here are the specific computers at risk and how you can fix it.

 

Is Your Lenovo Laptop Infected With Superfish?

Have a Lenovo laptop that you think is infected with the so-called "Superfish" software? Follow these steps to get rid of it. Is my Lenovo laptop infected? Here's the deal: Lenovo had embedded adware in its laptops to track everything you did and then serve you relevant ads. But the ...

Your Smart TV Could Be Spying on You

You've heard of the government spying on you and even businesses spying on you. But have you heard of your TV spying on you?! If you're not familiar with "smart TVs," they are modern flatscreen TVs with built-in apps allowing you to access online content like Netflix, Hulu Plus, or ...

Smartphone shopping: Savings + security

Smartphone shopping: Savings + security

Some of the best shopping deals will come from your smart phone, not your computer. Here’s why buying on your phone may also be a more secure way to shop.

 

CES 2015: Cheap Drones, Fitness Bands, 4KTVs and More!

Today I'm broadcasting live from Las Vegas for CES 2015, the International Consumer Electronics Show. And all I can say is…wow! This is like the SuperBowl and World Series tied up in one for me. It's great to be here and see the innovation at CES. My goal is to ...

Protect against retail data breach this holiday

Protect against retail data breach this holiday

Despite all the retail computer breaches, a survey shows that isn't going to stop holiday shoppers this year. How to protect your information from getting stolen this holiday season.

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