Scam Alert #23 — Hacking the military & a security bra

It turns out that hacking the military is easy when a captain doesn’t update his router password. Plus, an inventor says his smart security bra will save lives. These stories…

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What can you learn about safety from political cyber hacking?

A former counterintelligence operative gives insight into how to keep yourself more secure.    Eric O’Neill says he knows a thing or two about catching spies. He worked as a “ghost”…

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Used tech scheme owner could face $42 million fine

The mastermind earned millions lying to people about their used phones & laptops, according to the FTC.   If Vadim Kruchinin comes back to the United States, he could end…

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You can now pay with your emotions

You become the payment—and the advertisement—at the same time.   You’ve heard of companies that make you take a selfie to validate your payment, to prove you are really you. Now,…

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How hackers can sneak in to your TV & make you pay

“It’s simple,” an experts says, and voice-controlled microwaves could be a future target.   It may not be President Donald Trump’s worst nightmare, but it would certainly set off a flurry of…

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Will your kids be using virtual reality in class this fall?

A new start-up is working to bring the latest technology to students in kindergarten through 5th grade.   Dale Yarborough hated school. He missed almost 200 days in his freshman…

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