Scam Alert # 6 – Super Cute Scam & ‘Be Mined’

It’s all about love and betrayal — and who’s using your computer when you’re not looking. Watch here:   “Super Cute” Scam Just in time for Valentine’s Day, wouldn’t it be…

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Your meat may be vulnerable, researcher says

Investigation finds vulnerabilities in the machines that process beef, chicken, fish & other foods.   Enjoying that burger, that drumstick, that salmon filet? There’s a chance it was processed by…

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Your new reality—how crooks can hijack your augmented world

As augmented reality becomes a part of your life, researchers warn security gaps could hurt you in the real world.   You get a message on your phone. “Battle is…

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What is a VPN?

You’ve probably seen the letters “VPN” in the news lately. Could stand for a lot of things—“Vodka Party Night” is one of them, according to Urban Dictionary. But the VPN…

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Be your own charger with new heat-harvesting fabric

Your body heat could power your smart devices and the Internet of Things.           “I got a smart phone with a dumb battery,” sing hip-hop artists DJ Pasquan and Lank from…

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Keep your criminal paws off my smart TV

Some smart TVs could be even more vulnerable to ransomware, research shows.   You just want to watch your show.  But you’re fumbling with the remote and spilling your popcorn…

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