Students turning to computer attacks to shut down finals 

Tech-savvy college students are pummeling their school systems to disrupt testing.   It’s a time of high stress.  Finals week, when you need to show everything you have — or have…

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It’s not over—expect more Internet blitz attacks 

The kind of attack that disrupted major web platforms like Twitter, Amazon and Reddit on Friday will happen again, experts say.   First, there was celebration. “I CAN FINALLY GET BACK ON TWITTER…

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The hunt for phones & money after used tech scheme shutdown

Will unhappy customers get their devices back—or maybe even refunds for their phones & laptops?   Boxes and boxes of used phones, sent by mail, are stacked in a warehouse…

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Chatting with the White House bot

Why you, too, will end up talking with government bots now or in the future.   Have a question about your Social Security? Want to tell something to your congressperson? Want to…

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More Millenials are falling for tech support scams

This generation may be tech-savvy, but not always wise to the wily ways of online scams.    Ten years ago, your typical tech support scam victim was someone like Harold. Seventy years old,…

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Should you care if the FBI is spying on your browser history?

The battle over “browser spying” and “mass hacking” by law enforcement.   Does it matter if law enforcement gets a peek at what you’re searching online? Privacy advocates say yes. They’re…

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