Technology / Protect Your Computer & Data

  • Safe technology to manage all your passwords

      

    Remembering all of your online passwords can be difficult, but there's an easy and safe way to keep them all in one secure location.

  • 5 things you need to know after any data breach

      

    Word is just starting to break from the Wendy's restaurant chain about a "possible credit card breach at some locations," according to cyber-security site...

  • Apple wouldn't give this woman access to her dead husband's devices

      

    British Columbia, Canada — Peggy Bush never would've imagined a password would cause her so much grief after the death of the husband. The 72-year-old Canadian woman shared an Apple...

  • Beware of this chip credit card scam!

      

    October 1, 2015, was the deadline for retailers and credit card issuers to switch over to using the new EMV credit cards, which contain a chip that's meant to fight fraud by generating...

  • Qkey offers a safer way to browse and shop online

      

    So much of what's popping up at CES 2016 is about security and your protecting yourself online. Qkey is a device that lets you store personal info on it enabling you to safely browse and shop...

  • Avoid these common Facebook scams

      

    Online scammers are hard at work, and facebook users are big target.What to look for and how to avoid becoming a victim.

  • Beware of the one ring scam on your phone

      

    That missed call on your cellphone could cost you $30…but maybe not in the way you think. One of my Facebook followers let me know about an old scam that has roared back to life. Years...

  • Top 10 scams of 2015 and how to protect yourself from them

      

    According to the Better Business Bureau, here are the top 10 scams of 2015: Tax Scams (IRS and CRA) Debt Collections Sweepstakes/Prizes/Gifts Tech Support Government Grant Advanced...

  • If you use the Target app, your information could be compromised

      

    It’s only been two years since the Target data breach that affected more than 100 million people. Now, the company is experiencing another privacy issue - a flaw in the mobile app that could...

  • 6 things you need to know about the VTech hack

      

    Many adults are wary that their electronic services, credit cards and other personal information could get leaked or stolen by unsuspecting identity fraud perpetrators or by targeted...

  • Smartphone users fall victim to ransomware

      

    The Better Business Bureau has put out another warning about ransomware.  Normally, when tech users think of viruses, they think only computers are vulnerable, but hackers are targeting...

  • Look out for these scams on Facebook

      

    Facebook has become a place for scammers. Here’s what to be aware of when you're on the social media site.

  • Amazon now allows two-factor authentication on your account

      

    When you're shopping online this holiday season, there's an extra step you can take to ensure that your info stored on websites is as safe as it can be. What is two-factor...

  • Data breach in Georgia could affect 6 million voters

      

    Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp acknowledged Wednesday that his office last month illegally disclosed the Social Security numbers and other private information of more than 6 million...

  • Hello Barbie: Is the Internet-connected doll every parent's worst nightmare?

      

    Barbie is back -- but she isn't the same old doll children have been playing with for generations (and maybe we should have seen this coming?). Mattel has given Barbie a whole new...