Scammers take over accounts of your friends who have passed away

***Story updated at 3:25 pm on 11-30-18 with news that Facebook has restored & memorialized Steve McDougall’s account***   It’s quite a surprise to get a message from someone you…

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Spies stealing business secrets? It’s rampant

The US just announced a new Chinese spying case.  A security expert says this kind of business theft is rampant. Watch here:     Hi-Tech Engine Taking a trip? This is…

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Lift a glass to cy-beer-security

Your beer can be hacked. But a nearly 200-year-old brewery is taking on new strategies to protect your pilsner. Watch here:     Original — Updated Back in 1842, workers…

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Attackers can hide in mini fridges & plasma balls

The bad guys can get into your computer through something that looks totally harmless. Watch here:     By now, you may know that USB drives can be dangerous. Attackers can and do…

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Why is your drinking water hackable?

As you take a sip of water from your glass or bottle, you may not be thinking about how it got there — and the chemicals that went into treating…

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How do you get Kaspersky — or any antivirus — off your computer?

You ask, we answer. This week is the deadline for U.S. government contractors to get Kaspersky software off their computers. Some people outside of government work are following suit and…

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