Technology / Protect Your Computer & Data

  • Make your baby monitor hack-proof

      

    Baby monitors are cheap to buy, but are you compromising your family's privacy when you buy one? The new breed of security cameras people put in their homes and small businesses pose some...

  • Some popular baby monitors vulnerable to hackers

      

    A new report from a cybersecurity firm says that several popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack security to prevent hacking. Read more: Make your baby monitor hack proof Research...

  • Some popular baby monitors vulnerable to hackers

      

    A new report from a cybersecurity firm says that several popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack security to prevent hacking. Read more: Make your baby monitor hack proof Research...

  • Hackers steal account info from 225,000 iPhone owners

      

    Hackers have stolen account information from 225,000 iPhone owners, in what's being called "the largest known Apple account theft caused by malware," according to security...

  • Phone scams make a comeback

      

    Do you know what caller ID spoofing is? It's a big problem with fraud rings. It's where the phone rings and the caller ID says it's from your bank, or the hospital, or wherever, so you...

  • Data breach exposes credit info of Web.com customers

      

    Jacksonville, Fla. — Credit card information of more than 90,000 Web.com customers may be compromised in the latest cyber attack. The Jacksonville-based company recently discovered an...

  • There's a new Firefox vulnerability, but you can fix it

      

    A day before news broke that Russian hackers were able to access part of the Joint Chief's email at the Pentagon, a Firefox user found a vulnerability that could send your sensitive files to a...

  • Looking for love on Tinder? BBB warns: Watch out!

      

    The local Better Business Bureau is warning people looking for love on Tinder to watch out for scam artists. As the mobile dating app, Tinder, has increased in popularity, scam artists are...

  • 5 ways working on your phone could jeopardize your whole company

      

    With the rise of smartphones and tablets, IT managers have a new reality to face, and possibly fear: "Bring Your Own Device," or BYOD. Since picking up steam in 2009, BYOD has only...

  • Hackers stole data from a website that helps married people cheat

      

    Apparently you shouldn't trust the website that targets people you shouldn't trust. 'Life is short. Have an affair.' That's the slogan of Ashley Madison,...

  • 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...

  • Easy way to know if your account has been compromised

      

    With all the endless news of data breaches these days, it's easy to wonder, "Has my e-mail address been stolen?" Now there's an easy way to find out! HaveIBeenPwned.com is a...

  • Are Password Clearinghouse Websites Safe?

      

    Recently on the show, I talked about the problems with crooks tapping into financial websites and stealing your money. Most of us use simple, easy to crack passwords that don't help the...

  • 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:...

  • Microsoft Tool's Permissions Rile Up the Natives

      

    Are you reading the terms and conditions of the free services you use on the Internet? If not, you could be in for a big surprise! Initial controversy over Microsoft's How-Old.net...