What is multi-factor authentication?

  It’s a mouthful — “multi-factor authentication.” What does it mean and why should you care about it? First of all, it’s kind of like a password on steroids. It’s…

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Aggressive ransomware rages through computers around the world in massive attack

What is happening and what to do about it.   You can watch the map live, as the ransomware some call “WannaCry” attacks computer systems around the world — and close…

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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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