Scam Alert #25 – Gang arrests & cities under attack

They called you. They e-mailed you. They stole your credit card numbers. Now high-ranking members of an alleged hacker gang are under arrest and indictment. This and more in this…

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Don’t count on your rewards “cash”

You’ve probably heard about those sites where you can take surveys and earn some extra stuff, like gift cards, airline miles and more. You feel like you’re earning money! But here’s…

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Someone’s playing games with your critical computer systems

    You may worry about your phone getting hacked. But for people running a factory or a power plant, a computer attack could mean your city is blacked out,…

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How hard is it to find security holes (like Equifax’s)?

How hard is it to find security holes — like the one Equifax had — in your computer system? Not as hard as you might think, according to some security…

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How anonymous are you when you drive?

How anonymous are you when you drive? Now technology can pinpoint not only where your car is, but exactly who is driving — a fingerprint of you behind the wheel….

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Could you click on a link & cause a power outage?

Could you click on a link and cause a power outage? Not directly. But a cybersecurity company says clicking on links in trick e-mails has indeed allowed malicious hackers to break…

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